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Epistemology

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  • Belief Policiesby Paul Helm

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    This book argues that no theory of knowledge is complete without standards for accepting and rejecting evidence as belief-worthy. more...

  • How to Knowby Stephen Hetherington

    Wiley 2011; US$ 42.95 US$ 37.22

    Some key aspects of contemporary epistemology deserve to be challenged, and How to Know does just that. This book argues that several long-standing presumptions at the heart of the standard analytic conception of knowledge are false, and defends an alternative, a practicalist conception of knowledge. Presents a philosophically original conception... more...

  • Epistemic Valueby Adrian Haddock; Alan Millar; Duncan Pritchard

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    Epistemic Value is a collection of new essays by leading epistemologists, focusing on questions regarding the value of knowledge, such as: Is knowledge more valuable than true belief? Is truth the central value informing epistemic appraisal, or do other values enter the picture? more...

  • Relying on Othersby Sanford C. Goldberg

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 33.99 US$ 29.23

    Sanford Goldberg examines the role that others play in our attempts to acquire knowledge of the world: through what they say ('testimonial knowledge') or through their salient silences. He argues that this sort of knowledge poses a challenge to some cherished "individualistic" assumptions in traditional theories of knowledge. more...

  • Truth: A Guide for the Perplexedby Simon Blackburn

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 14.09

    This important book is about truth, and the enemies of truth, and the wars that are fought between them. As Simon Blackburn says in his introduction, "the ground is complicated, strewn with abandoned fortresses and trenches, fought over by shifting alliances". Truth is an essential sure-footed guide through the territory, from classical to modern... more...

  • Achieving Knowledgeby John Greco

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Argues that knowledge is a kind of achievement, exploring questions of what it is and what kind of value it has. more...

  • Consciousness and the Selfby JeeLoo Liu; John Perry

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    New essays connecting recent scientific studies with traditional issues about the self explored by Descartes, Locke and Hume. more...

  • Valueby Ivo de Gennaro

    BRILL 2012; US$ 221.00

    This book presents classical philosophical sources on value as well as readings that show how this concept shapes central issues and domains of economics, culture and knowledge, thus shedding a light on a key concept of the globalized work. more...

  • Immunity to Error through Misidentificationby Simon Prosser; François Recanati

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Devoted exclusively to the topic, this book analyses immunity to error through misidentification as an important feature of personal judgments. more...

  • Scientific Concepts and Investigative Practiceby Uljana Feest; Friedrich Steinle

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Recent philosophy and history of science have seen a surge of interest in the role of concepts in scientific research. Combining philosophical and historical scholarship, the articles in this volume investigate the ways in which scientists form and use concepts, rather than in what the concepts themselves represent. The fields treated... more...