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Epistemology

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  • 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; Not Available

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Friedrich Steinle; Uljana Feest

    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 range from mathematics... more...

  • On Truth and Untruthby Friedrich Nietzsche

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    ?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...

  • Hermeneutics. Method and Methodologyby T.M. Seebohm

    Springer 2007; US$ 169.00

    The goal of the investigation is a phenomenological theory of the methods and later the methodology of the human sciences, first of all the philological interpretation of texts. The first part is a critical reflection on the historical development of hermeneutics as method of interpreting texts and the tradition including the first steps toward the... more...

  • The Logical Leapby David Harriman; Leonard Peikoff

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 13.99

    A groundbreaking solution to the problem of induction, based on Ayn Rand's theory of concepts. Inspired by and expanding on a series of lectures presented by Leonard Peikoff, David Harriman presents a fascinating answer to the problem of induction-the epistemological question of how we can know the truth of inductive generalizations. Ayn Rand... more...