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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.95
Claudia Brodsky skillfully combines close readings of narrative works by Goethe, Austen, Balzac, Stendhal, Melville, and Proust with a detailed analysis of the relation between Kant's critical epistemology and narrative theory. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...
- Steerforth Press 2013; US$ 14.99
The Embroidered Armour examines the Greek Mysteries, mythology and legends that heralded a revolution in thinking between the time of Homer and Plato, which gave birth to the Western cultural tradition. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 39.99
Some key aspects of contemporary epistemology deserve to be challenged, and How to Know does just that. This book argues that several long-standing presumptions at the heart of the standard analytic conception of knowledge are false, and defends an alternative, a practicalist conception of knowledge. Presents a philosophically original conception... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95
Many contemporary Anglo-American philosophers describe themselves as naturalists. But what do they mean by that term? Popular naturalist slogans like, "there is no first philosophy" or "philosophy is continuous with the natural sciences" are far from illuminating. "Understanding Naturalism" provides a clear and readable survey of the main strands in... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 350.00
Paris, 1943. In a flash, a book is published that will shape post-war Europe like none other. Jean-Paul Sartre?s Being and Nothingness discloses utterly new insights about human freedom, about feelings such as shame and desire, and about death. The new edition of the renowned book of commentary on the magnum opus of French existentialism... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
What distinguishes humans from all other animals? In this book, rationality, social learning, and cooperation ? the basis of cultural evolution ? are placed under the microscope from a comparative philosophical perspective. The view is developed that anthropological difference is based upon the sum of many small differences, and that we... 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$ 114.00
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...