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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$ 8.99

    ?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...

  • On Truthby Harry G. Frankfurt

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.53

    Whatever benefits and rewards it may sometimes be possible to attain by bullshitting, by dissembling, or by sheer mendacity, societies cannot afford to tolerate anyone or anything that fosters a slovenly indifference to the distinction between true and false. In a world of spin, rhetoric, blagging and bullshitting, a basic level of scepticism... more...

  • Truth and Skepticismby Robert Almeder

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 74.99

    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...

  • Belief Policiesby Paul Helm

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 46.00

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

  • The Contents of Experienceby Tim Crane

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 32.00

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

  • How to Knowby Stephen Hetherington

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.99

    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

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 84.99

    Recent epistemology has reflected a growing interest in issues about the value of knowledge and the values informing epistemic appraisal. Is knowledge more valuable that merely true belief or even justified true belief? Is truth the central value informing epistemic appraisal or do other values enter the picture? Epistemic Value is a collection of... more...

  • Intellectual Virtuesby Robert C. Roberts; W. Jay Wood

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 34.99

    Out of the ferment of recent debates about the intellectual virtues, Roberts and Wood have developed an approach they call 'regulative epistemology'. This is partly a return to classical and medieval traditions, partly in the spirit of Locke's and Descartes's concern for intellectual formation, partly an exploration of connections between... more...