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Epistemology

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  • 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$ 38.00

    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...

  • Scientific Realism and Human Emancipationby Roy Bhaskar

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    Following on from Roy Bhaskar?s first two books, A Realist Theory of Science and The Possibility of Naturalism,  Scientific Realism and Human Emancipation, establishes the conception of social science as explanatory?and thence emancipatory?critique. Scientific Realism and Human Emancipation starts from an assessment of the impasse of contemporary... more...

  • Reference and Descriptionby Scott Soames

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 30.95

    In this book, Scott Soames defends the revolution in philosophy led by Saul Kripke, Hilary Putnam, and David Kaplan against attack from those wishing to revive descriptivism in the philosophy of language, internalism in the philosophy of mind, and conceptualism in the foundations of modality. Soames explains how, in the last twenty-five years, this... more...

  • Kant's Critique of Pure Reasonby Eric Watkins

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    Provides English translations of texts that form the essential background to Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. more...

  • Ethics, Knowledge and Truth in Sports Researchby Graham McFee

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    The study of sport is characterised by its inter-disciplinarity, with researchers drawing on apparently incompatible research traditions and ethical benchmarks in the natural sciences and the social sciences, depending on their area of specialisation. In this groundbreaking study, Graham McFee argues that sound high-level research into sport requires... more...

  • Psycho-Physical Dualism Todayby Alessandro Antonietti; Antonella Corradini; Jonathan E. Lowe

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 89.99

    Philosophers and scientists have recently been showing renewed interest in dualistic conceptions of the human mind, owing to growing acknowledgment of the failings of materialism and reductionism in contemporary philosophical and scientific thought. This book presents a state-of-the-art overview of current developments in this exciting new area of... more...

  • Unsimple Truthsby Sandra D. Mitchell

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 15.00

    The world is complex, but acknowledging its complexity requires an appreciation for the many roles context plays in shaping natural phenomena. In Unsimple Truths, Sandra Mitchell argues that the long-standing scientific and philosophical deference to reductive explanations founded on simple universal laws, linear causal models, and predict-and-act... more...

  • EPSA Epistemology and Methodology of Scienceby Mauricio Suarez; Mauro Dorato; Mikilos Redei

    Springer 2010; US$ 219.00

    These volumes collect a selection of papers presented at the Founding Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association meeting in Madrid. The volumes provide an excellent overview of the state of the art in philosophy of science as practised nowadays in different European countries. more...