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Epistemology

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  • 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...

  • Debating Dispositionsby Gregor Damschen; Robert Schnepf; Karsten Stüber

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 119.00

    Ordinary language and scientific discourse are filled with linguistic expressions for dispositional properties such as ?soluble,? ?elastic,? ?reliable,? and ?humorous.? We characterize objects in all domains ? physical objects as well as human persons ? with the help of dispositional expressions. Hence, the concept of a disposition has historically... more...

  • The Significance of the Hypothetical in the Natural Sciencesby Gregor Schiemann; Michael Heidelberger

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    How was the hypothetical character of theories of experiencethought about throughout the history of science? The essays cover periods from the middle ages to the 19th and 20th centuries. It is fascinating to see how natural scientists and philosophers were increasingly forced to realize that a natural science without hypotheses is not possible. more...

  • Aristotle and Plotinus on Memoryby Richard A.H. King

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    Two treatises on memory which have come down to us from antiquity are Aristotle?s On memory and recollectionand Plotinus? On perception and memory (IV 6); the latter also wrote at length about memory in his Problems connected with the soul (IV 3-4, esp. 3.25-4.6). Both authors treat memoryas a ?modest? faculty:they assume the existence of a persistent... more...

  • Between Two Worldsby John Carriero

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 31.95

    Between Two Worlds is an authoritative commentary on--and powerful reinterpretation of--the founding work of modern philosophy, Descartes's Meditations . Philosophers have tended to read Descartes's seminal work in an occasional way, examining its treatment of individual topics while ignoring other parts of the text. In contrast, John Carriero... more...

  • Epistemologyby Robert Audi

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    Epistemology, or ?the theory of knowledge,? is concerned with how we know what we know, what justifies us in believing what we believe, and what standards of evidence we should use in seeking truths about the world and human experience.  This comprehensive introduction to the field of epistemology explains the concepts and theories central to understanding... more...

  • Embodied Cognitionby Lawrence Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    This outstanding introduction sets out the central themes and debates surrounding embodied cognition. Including helpful chapter summaries and annotated further reading at the end of each chapter, Embodied Cognition is essential reading for all students of philosophy of mind and psychology, and cognitive science. more...

  • Naturalizing Epistemologyby Professor Fred D'Agostino

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    In identifying that the 'essential tension' is the balance between conservative and innovative approaches in the development of knowledge - tried-and tested or new directions - Kuhn pointed out that these two attitudes are both appropriate. This study adds to this picture the social and psychological dynamics that underpin any such balancing. more...

  • EPSA Philosophical Issues in the Sciencesby Mauricio Suarez; Mauro Dorata; 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...

  • The Physical Basis of Predicationby Andrew Newman

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 39.00

    This book is about the basic metaphysical concepts which apply to the world dealt with by natural science. more...