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  • Pyrrhonism in Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary Philosophyby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    This volume presents essays by leading specialists that explore the history and philosophical significance of this form of Pyrrhonism. The text debates thorny questions concerning ancient Pyrrhonism, explores its influence on certain modern thinkers, and examines it in relation to contemporary analytic philosophy. more...

  • Structural Realismby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    Written by the foremost authorities on structural realism, this volume grapples with questions such as ?what is structure?? and ?what is an object?? The most recent advances in the field are presented, including the intersection of mathematical structuralism and structural realism. more...

  • Beyond Mimesis and Conventionby

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 219.00

    Featuring contributions from leading experts, this book represents the first collection of essays on the topic of art and science in the analytic tradition of philosophy. The volume offers a very different and welcome approach to study. more...

  • Philosophy, Religion, and the Coming World Civilizationby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    Gabriel Marcel reminds me that I asked him to write for this book. This is quite true, but not the whole story. During the visit with Ernest Hocking which he describes so eloquently in his essay, "Solips­ ism Surmounted," he learned from Hocking's hostess, Elizabeth Hazard, that I was planning hopefully for a Hocking F estschri/t. On his return to... more...

  • The Roots of Reasonby

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 47.99

    David Papineau presents a controversial view of human reason, portraying it as a normal part of the natural world, and drawing on the empirical sciences to illuminate its workings. In these six interconnected essays he discusses both theoretical and practical rationality, and shows how evolutionary theory, decision theory, and quantum mechanics offer... more...

  • The Realism-Antirealism Debate in the Age of Alternative Logicsby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 219.00

    The relation between logic and knowledge has provoked a heated debate since the 1960s. This book presents the first work on the Realism-Antirealism debate in the Age of Alternative Logics, and shows the most recent developments in philosophical logic. more...

  • Judgement and the Epistemic Foundation of Logicby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    Opening with the insights of Swedish philosopher Per Martin-Löf, the father of constructive type theory, this exploration of the relationship between logic and knowledge re-affirms the key role that the notion of judgement must play in such a review. more...

  • Scientific Sources and Teaching Contexts Throughout History: Problems and Perspectivesby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    Making clear the meaning of ?context? and highlighting the complexity hidden in the words ?teaching? and ?learning?, this book presents comparatist approaches and emphasizes the notion of teaching as projects embedded in coherent treatises or productions. more...

  • Bas van Fraassen?s Approach to Representation and Models in Scienceby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book analyzes Bas van Fraassen?s characterization of representation and models in science. In this regard, it presents the philosophical coordinates of his approach and pays attention to his structural empiricism as a framework for his views on scientific representations and models. These are developed here through two new contributions made... more...

  • Poincaré, Philosopher of Scienceby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 179.00

    This volume presents a selection of papers from the Poincaré Project of the Center for the Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon, bringing together an international group of scholars with new assessments of Henri Poincaré's philosophy of science?both its historical impact on the foundations of science and mathematics, and its relevance to contemporary... more...