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Epistemology

  • Prospects for Meaningby

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 64.95

    Original papers by leading international authors address the most important problem in the philosophy of language, the question of how to assess the prospects of developing a tenable theory of meaning, given the influential sceptical attacks mounted against the concept of meaning by Willard Van Quine and Saul Kripke and their adherents in particular.... more...

  • Studies in Epistemologyby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 97.00

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  • Studies in Leibniz?s Cosmologyby

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 97.00

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  • The Roots of Reasonby

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 44.99

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    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 GŁnter 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 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 the problem of... more...

  • Rethinking Epistemologyby GŁnter Abel; James Conant

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 119.00

    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 science, distributed... 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...

  • 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$ 37.95

    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...