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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; 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...

  • Achieving Knowledgeby John Greco

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    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$ 75.00

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

  • Nature's Challenge to Free Willby Bernard Berofsky

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 64.99

    Hardly any attempt to come to grips with the classical problem of free will and determinism directly addresses the metaphysical vision driving the concerns of those who believe that a significant sort of free will cannot exist in a deterministic world. Ac 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...

  • Immunity to Error through Misidentificationby Simon Prosser; François Recanati

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 79.00

    Devoted exclusively to the topic, this book analyses immunity to error through misidentification as an important feature of personal judgments. 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$ 140.00

    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...