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Epistemology

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  • Epistemology and the Socialby Evandro Agazzi; Javier Echeverria; Amparo Gomez Rodriguez

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 64.40

    Epistemology had to come to terms with “the social” on two different occasions. The first was represented by the dispute about the epistemological status of the “social” sciences, and in this case the already well established epistemology of the natural sciences seemed to have the right to dictate the conditions for a discipline... more...

  • The Self-Correcting Enterpriseby P. Michael Wolf; Norris Mark Lance

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 84.00

    This volume presents ten new essays on the work of Wilfrid Sellars and its implications for contemporary philosophy. Contributors run the gamut from established voices in the Sellarsian literature to the newest voices in the field. It addresses topics ranging from cognitive science and philosophy of mind to epistemology and the philosophy of language.... more...

  • On Truth and Untruthby Friedrich Nietzsche

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 7.24

    ?We continue to live within the intellectual shadow cast by Nietzsche.? ? New York Times Book Review Best known for his seminal works on religion, morality, existentialism, and contemporary culture, such as The Birth of Tragedy and Thus Spoke Zarathustra , Nietzsche focuses his penetrating insight on assessing the nature of truth in this concise... more...

  • Truth and Skepticismby Robert Almeder

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 97.99

    Robert Almeder provides a comprehensive discussion and definitive refutation of our common conception of truth as a necessary condition for knowledge of the world, and to defend in detail an epistemic conception of truth without falling into the usual epistemological relativism or classical idealism in which all properties of the world turn out to... more...

  • The Contents of Experienceby Tim Crane

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    A 1992 volume of essays which examines traditional and contemporary problems of perception. more...

  • 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...