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Epistemology

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  • 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 range from mathematics... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Sensitivity Principle in Epistemologyby Kelly Becker; Tim Black

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 84.00

    Provides new thinking on the compelling subject of 'sensitivity' - a principle typically characterized as a necessary condition for knowledge. 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 Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00

    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...

  • Contemporary Debates in Epistemologyby Matthias Steup; John Turri; Ernest Sosa

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Fully updated with new topics covering the latest developments and debates, the second edition of this highly influential text retains its unique combination of accessibility and originality. Second edition of a highly influential text that has already become a standard in the field, for students and professional researchers alike, due to its impressive... more...

  • Knowledge, Thought, and the Case for Dualismby Richard Fumerton

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 72.00

    Offers a new rehabilitation of the knowledge argument for dualism, demonstrating its interconnection with philosophy of mind. 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...