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Epistemology

  • Scepticism Comes Aliveby

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 42.99

    Bryan Frances presents a highly original argument template for generating new kinds of radical scepticism, ones that hold even if all the clever anti-sceptical fixes defeat the traditional sceptic. Sharp, witty, and fun to read, Scepticism Comes Alive will be highly provocative for anyone interested in knowledge and its limits. more...

  • Custom and Reason in Humeby

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 39.99

    Henry Allison offers a new understanding of Hume's theory of knowledge, as contained in the first book of his Treatise. Allison provides a comprehensive and detailed critical analysis of Hume's views on the subject, and an extensive comparison with Kant on a range of issues including space and time, causation, existence, and the self. more...

  • Critical Management Studiesby

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 69.99

    'Critical Management Studies', or 'CMS', describes a diverse group of work that has adopted a critical or questioning approach to the traditional concerns of Management Studies, and the growing interest in CMS has produced a vibrant and exciting body of research.Christopher Grey and Hugh Willmott, leading authorities in this area, introduce seventeen... more...

  • Debates on Islam and Knowledge in Malaysia and Egyptby Mona Abaza

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book is a comparative study of the sociological field in two different Muslim societies: Malaysia and Egypt. It analyses the process of the production of 'knowledge' through the example of the modern 'Islamization of knowledge debate' and local empirical variations. more...

  • Rethinking Epistemologyby Günter Abel; James Conant

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    This volume contains contributions to the ?systematic study of knowledge.? They suggest both an extension and a new path for classical epistemology. The topics in the second volume are the following: variants of skepticism; knowledge of the first, second, and third person; practical knowledge and the structure of action; knowledge and... more...

  • Rethinking Epistemologyby Günter Abel; James Conant

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    This volume contains contributions to the "systematic study of knowledge." They suggest both an extension and a new path for classical epistemology. The topics in the first volume are the following: concepts and forms of knowledge, epistemic perspectivism, knowledge and world-views, perceptual knowledge, scientific knowledge, models in... more...

  • Becoming Animalby David Abram

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    David Abram?s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous ?hailed as ?revolutionary? by the Los Angeles Times, as ?daring and truly original? by Science ?has become a classic of environmental literature. Now Abram returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature.   As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable... more...

  • Unifying the Philosophy of Truthby Theodora Achourioti; Henri Galinon; José Martínez Fernández; Kentaro Fujimoto

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 179.00

    This anthology of the very latest research on truth features the work of recognized luminaries in the field, put together following a rigorous refereeing process. Along with an introduction outlining the central issues in the field, it provides a unique and unrivaled view of contemporary work on the nature of truth, with papers selected from key conferences... more...

  • Artificial Knowingby Alison Adam

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Artificial Knowing challenges the masculine slant in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) view of the world. Alison Adam admirably fills the large gap in science and technology studies by showing us that gender bias is inscribed in AI-based computer systems. Her treatment of feminist epistemology, focusing on the ideas of the knowing subject, the nature... more...

  • The Bounds of Cognitionby Frederick Adams; Kenneth Aizawa

    Wiley 2011; US$ 100.95

    An alarming number of philosophers and cognitive scientists have argued that mind extends beyond the brain and body. This book evaluates these arguments and suggests that, typically, it does not. A timely and relevant study that exposes the need to develop a more sophisticated theory of cognition, while pointing to a bold new direction in exploring... more...