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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 116.21
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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 100.36
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
David Abram?s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous has become a classic of environmental literature. Now he returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature. As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable losses cascading through the biosphere make vividly evident the need for a metamorphosis in... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 116.26
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36
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...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 17.99
As a young man Bill Adams travelled the world teaching US citizens abroad on behalf of a large state university on the East Coast. Back home he reflected that if there were answers to the great questions of life, then hed not found them - not in India, in Europe, in China, or Japan. In time he came to see that his lifelong interest in how the... more...
How Do We Deal with Conflicts Between Different World Views, If They Are Based on the Same Evidence?The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 139.95
This book examines both Quines and Davidsons views on underdetermination and language and argues underdetermination provides an epistemological basis for pluralism by justifying alternative world views or conceptual schemes in science. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 91.95
This book explains how gossip contributes to knowledge. Karen Adkins marshals scholarship and case studies spanning centuries and disciplines to show that although gossip is a constant activity in human history, it has rarely been studied as a source of knowledge. People gossip for many reasons, but most often out of desire to make sense of the world... more...