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  • Begriff und Interpretation im Zeichen der Moderneby Sarah Schmidt; Dimitris Karydas; Jure Zovko

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    Begriff und Interpretation sind Pilotbegriffe der Philosophie und bestimmen in besonderer Weise das Denken der Moderne von seinen Anfängen bis in ihr Postzeitalter. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes beleuchten die historische Dimension von Begriff und Interpretation als Anspruch, Methode und Prozess des Denkens ebenso wie sie ihre Aktualität kritisch hinterfragen... more...

  • On Truthby Harry G. Frankfurt

    Random House 2010; US$ 16.98

    Whatever benefits and rewards it may sometimes be possible to attain by bullshitting, by dissembling, or by sheer mendacity, societies cannot afford to tolerate anyone or anything that fosters a slovenly indifference to the distinction between true and false. In a world of spin, rhetoric, blagging and bullshitting, a basic level of scepticism... more...

  • Discourse on Method and Related Writingsby Rene Descartes; Desmond Clarke

    Penguin Books Ltd 1999; US$ 16.98

    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...

  • Inference to the Best Explanationby Peter Lipton

    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...

  • The Problem of the Essential Indexicalby John Perry

    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...

  • Morality without Foundationsby Mark Timmons

    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...

  • The Metaphysics of Scienceby C. Dilworth

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.99

    Provides a clear conception of modern science, according to which its core consists of particular metaphysical principles. This book also provides a resolution of the debate between empiricism and realism. more...

  • Rereading Russellby C. Wade Savage; C. Anthony Anderson

    University of Minnesota Press 1989; US$ 40.00

    Rereading Russell was first published in 1989. Though Betrand Russell is best known for his formative role in the creation of symbolic logic (the Principia Mathematica) and analytic philosophy, he was also among the founders of twentieth-century philosophy of science; he used his method of logical analysis to devise a metaphysics and epistemology that... more...

  • The Paradox of Predictivismby Eric Christian Barnes

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 40.00

    This 2008 account of predictivism has considerable consequences for the realist/anti-realist debate. more...

  • Living within Limitsby Kenneth M. Merz

    Algora Publishing 2008; US$ 32.95

    The author, a research scientist, explores without jargon or mathematics the scientific search for truth, the nature of life and the future of man. Explaining and appreciating the scientific method and major scientific challenges such as measuring the known universe, the theoretical and experimental underpinnings for theories of evolution, and the... more...