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Epistemology

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  • 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...

  • When Is True Belief Knowledge?by Richard Foley

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    A woman glances at a broken clock and comes to believe it is a quarter past seven. Yet, despite the broken clock, it really does happen to be a quarter past seven. Her belief is true, but it isn't knowledge. This is a classic illustration of a central problem in epistemology: determining what knowledge requires in addition to true belief. In this... 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...

  • The End of Knowledgeby Michael David Levenstein

    Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 21.95

    The End of Knowledge is a revolutionary work in several regards, most especially in its reinvention of reason as both a theoretical and practical tool able to identify and craft ideal axiological judgments. This treatise redefines reason as a tripartite phenomenon comprising rational, emotional and experiential modes of knowledge acquisition, whose... more...

  • Disjunctivismby Marcus Willaschek

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    Does perception provide us with direct and unmediated access to the world around us? The so-called 'argument from illusion ' has traditionally been supposed to show otherwise: from the subject's point of view, perceptual illusions are often indistinguishable from veridical perceptions; hence, perceptual experience, as such, cannot provide us with... more...

  • Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Valueby Bertrand Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Russell's classic examination of the relation between individual experience and the general body of scientific knowledge. It is a rigorous examination of the problems of an empiricist epistemology. more...

  • Philosophy of Science: A Unified Approachby Gerhard Schurz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.99

    Philosophy of Science: A Unified Approach combines a general introduction to philosophy of science with an integrated survey of all its important subfields. As the book?s subtitle suggests, this excellent overview is guided methodologically by "a unified approach" to philosophy of science: behind the diversity of scientific fields one can recognize... more...

  • Marx and Wittgensteinby D. Rubinstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...