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Epistemology

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  • Knowledgeby Jennifer Nagel

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    What is knowledge? How does it differ from mere belief? Do you need to be able to justify a claim in order to count as knowing it? How can we know that the outer world is real and not a dream?Questions like these are ancient ones, and the branch of philosophy dedicated to answering them - epistemology - has been active for thousands of years. In this... more...

  • The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledgeby Karl Popper; Troels Eggers Hansen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    In a letter of 1932, Karl Popper described Die beiden Grundprobleme der Erkenntnistheorie ? The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge ? as ??a child of crises, above all of ?the crisis of physics.? Finally available in English, it is a major contribution to the philosophy of science, epistemology and twentieth century philosophy... more...

  • Ignoranceby Stuart Firestein

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 18.99

    Knowledge is a big subject, says Stuart Firestein, but ignorance is a bigger one. And it is ignorance--not knowledge--that is the true engine of science.Most of us have a false impression of science as a surefire, deliberate, step-by-step method for finding things out and getting things done. In fact, says Firestein, more often than not, science is... more...

  • Critique of Pure Reasonby Immanuel Kant; Paul Guyer; Allen W. Wood

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 36.00

    The most accurate and informative English translation ever produced of this epochal philosophical text. more...

  • The Epistemic Significance of Disagreementby Jonathan Matheson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Discovering someone disagrees with you is a common occurrence. The question of epistemic significance of disagreement concerns how discovering that another disagrees with you affects the rationality of your beliefs on that topic. This book examines the answers that have been proposed to this question, and presents and defends its own answer. more...

  • Current Controversies in Virtue Theoryby Mark Alfano

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    Virtue is among the most venerable concepts in philosophy, and has recently seen a major revival.? However, new challenges to conceptions of virtue have also arisen.? In Current Controversies in Virtue Theory , five pairs of cutting-edge philosophers square off over central topics in virtue theory: the nature of virtue, the connection between virtue... more...

  • Kant: Critique of Practical Reasonby Andrews Reath; Mary Gregor

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 20.00

    Authoritative revised edition of the second of Kant's three Critiques and one of his major works in moral theory. more...

  • Luck: Its Nature and Significance for Human Knowledge and Agencyby E.J. Coffman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    As thinkers in the market for knowledge and agents aspiring to morally responsible action, we are inevitably subject to luck . This book presents a comprehensive new theory of luck in light of a critical appraisal of the literature's leading accounts, then brings this new theory to bear on issues in the theory of knowledge and philosophy of action.... more...

  • Identity, Consciousness and Valueby Peter Unger

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 77.99

    The topic of personal identity has prompted lively debates in recent philosophy. In a contribution to the discussion, the author of this treatise presents a psychologically aimed, but physically based, account of our identity over time. more...

  • A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledgeby George Berkeley

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    “A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge” is a book that largely seeks to counter the claims made by his contemporary philosophers about the nature of human perception. The author has asserted that there is an outer world that largely consists of ideas and not of physical forms. He goes on to conclude that this world owes... more...