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- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
Detailed presentation of American philosopher's pragmatic concept of epistemology, isolation of realms of existents and subsistents. Chapters include "There is No First Principle of Criticism," Dogma and Doubt," "Wayward Scepticism," "Doubts About Self-Consciousness," "Doubts About Change," "Ultimate Scepticism," "Nothing Given Exists," "Some Authorities... more...
- 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...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95
The work of a leading figure in the transition from a predominantly European-centered 19th-century philosophy to a new American philosophy, this volume presents a full and definitive expression of the pragmatist epistemology. It encompasses everything James had hitherto written on the theory of knowledge, including later polemic and expository contributions,... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
14 of the American philosopher's most influential essays appear here, offering profound reflections on many different aspects of knowledge, reality, and epistemology, including the relationship of thought and its subject matter; the antecedents and stimuli of thought, data, and meanings; the objects of thought; and control of ideas by facts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
How do we go about weighing evidence, testing hypotheses, and making inferences? According to the model of Inference to the Best Explanation , we work out what to infer from the evidence by thinking about what would actually explain that evidence, and we take the ability of a hypothesis to explain the evidence as a sign that the hypothesis is correct.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 120.00
The Force of Reason and the Logic of Force investigates the concept of force through various 'episodes' in the history of philosophy. The author argues that force arises on the basis of the distinction of reality and mere appearance. The book looks at figures who reduce force to something other than itself as well as figures who develop a 'logic... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 34.99
In this work, Timmons defends a metaethical view that exploits certain contextualist themes in philosophy of language and epistemology. He advances what he calls "assertoric non-descriptivism" - a view that employs semantic contextualism in giving an account of moral discourse. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 124.99
This is a collection of essays that discusses aspects of the author's views on the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind. He discusses problems related to "self-locating beliefs" - the sorts of beliefs one expresses with indexicals and demonstratives like "I" and "this". more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
The world's leading scientific thinkers explore bold, remarkable, perilous ideas that could change our lives?for better . . . or for worse . . . From Copernicus to Darwin, to current-day thinkers, scientists have always promoted theories and unveiled discoveries that challenge everything society holds dear; ideas with both positive and dire consequences.... more...