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Epistemology

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  • Relying on Othersby Sanford C. Goldberg

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    Sanford Goldberg investigates the role that others play in our attempts to acquire knowledge of the world. Two main forms of this reliance are examined: testimony cases, where a subject aims to acquire knowledge through accepting what another tells her; and cases involving "coverage", where a subject aims to acquire knowledge of something... more...

  • Towards Non-Beingby Graham Priest

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 44.99

    Towards Non-Being presents an account of the semantics of intentional language - verbs such as 'believes', 'fears', 'seeks', 'imagines'. Graham Priest's account tackles problems concerning intentional states which are often brushed under the carpet in discussions of intentionality, such as their failure to be closed... more...

  • Discourse on Method and Related Writingsby Rene Descartes; Desmond Clarke

    Penguin Books Ltd 1999; US$ 15.98

    This is the second of a new two-volume edition of the works of Descartes in Penguin Classics. This volume is designed for students who approach Descartes from the point of view of his philosophy of science. Includes DISCOURSE ON METHOD, the most accessible and well-known of his discussions of scientific method; the first seven chapters of the earlier,... more...

  • Achieving Knowledgeby John Greco

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    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$ 28.00

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

  • Immunity to Error through Misidentificationby Simon Prosser; François Recanati

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 28.00

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

  • Custom and Reason in Humeby Henry E. Allison

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    Henry Allison examines the central tenets of Hume's epistemology and cognitive psychology, as contained in the Treatise of Human Nature. Allison takes a distinctive two-level approach. On the one hand, he considers Hume's thought in its own terms and historical context. So considered, Hume is viewed as a naturalist, whose project in the first... more...

  • Truly Understoodby Christopher Peacocke

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    In Truly Understood, Christopher Peacocke argues that truth and reference have a much deeper role in the explanation of meaning and understanding than has hitherto been appreciated. Examination of specific concepts shows that a grasp of these concepts has to be characterized in terms of reference, identity, and relations to the world. Peacocke develops... more...

  • Scientific Concepts and Investigative Practiceby Uljana Feest; Friedrich Steinle

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    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...

  • Objectivityby Stephen Gaukroger

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 279.99

    - Is objectivity possible?- Can there be objectivity in matters of morals, or tastes?- What would a truly objective account of the world be like?- Is everything subjective, or relative?- Are moral judgments objective or c more...