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  • Mit allem rechnen - zur Philosophie der Computersimulationby Johannes Lenhard

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    How have computers and simulation models changed scientific practice? Johannes Lenhard examines the methodology and epistemic nature of computer simulations. The conception of mathematical modeling that has so dominated modern science is undergoing redefinition: theory and technology are becoming inseparably connected, thereby resulting... more...

  • Modest Nonconceptualismby Eva Schmidt

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    The author defends nonconceptualism, the claim that perceptual experience is nonconceptual and has nonconceptual content. Continuing the heated and complex debate surrounding this topic over the past two decades, she offers a sustained defense of a novel version of the view, Modest Nonconceptualism, and provides a systematic overview of some of the... more...

  • Natur, Technik, Geistby Gregor Schiemann

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 210.00

    We still follow the definitions of Nature already laid down by Aristotle and Descartes who saw Nature as being delineated from the non-natural (e.g. culture, technology). Schiemann defends the continuing validity of these traditional ways of understanding, but argues that that they prove to be valid only within limited contexts. Depending... more...

  • The Nature of Scientific Thinkingby Jan Faye

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    Scientific thinking must be understood as an activity. The acts of interpretation, representation, and explanation are the cognitive processes by which scientific thinking leads to understanding. The book explores the nature of these processes and describes how scientific thinking can only be grasped from a pragmatic perspective. 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; US$ 8.99

    ?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 Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Perceptionby Mohan Matthen

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99

    The Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Perception is a survey by leading philosophical thinkers of contemporary issues and new thinking in philosophy of perception. It includes sections on the history of the subject, introductions to contemporary issues in the epistemology, ontology and aesthetics of perception, treatments of the individual sense... more...

  • The Phenomenology of Mindby G. W. F. Hegel; J. B. Baillie

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Remarkable for its breadth and profundity, this work combines aspects of psychology, logic, moral philosophy, and history to form a comprehensive view that encompasses all forms of civilization. Its three divisions consist of the subjective mind, the objective mind, and the absolute mind. A wide-ranging survey of the evolution of consciousness. more...

  • Philosophical Writings of Peirceby Charles S. Peirce; Justus Buchler

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95

    Arranged and integrated to reveal epistemology, phenomenology, theory of signs, other major topics. Includes "The Fixation of Beliefs," "How to Make Our Ideas Clear," "The Scientific Attitude and Fallibilism," "Philosophy and the Sciences: A Classification," " The Principles of Phenomenology," " Logic as Semiotic: The Theory of Signs," and "The Criterion... more...

  • The Philosophy of Giambattista Vicoby Benedetto Croce; R. G. Collingwood

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 12.95

    Credited as the inventor of the philosophy of history, Vico's influential pre-Enlightenment theories about knowledge, metaphysics, and moral consciousness gained a wider audience with this acclaimed 20th-century exposition. more...