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  • Epistemic Contextualismby Peter Baumann

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Peter Baumann develops and defends a distinctive version of epistemic contextualism, the view that the truth conditions or the meaning of knowledge attributions can vary with the context of the attributor. Baumann discusses problems and objections, and provides an extension of contextualism beyond epistemology. more...

  • Essays on Paradoxesby Terence Horgan

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    This volume brings together Terence Horgan's essays on paradoxes, both published and new. A common theme unifying these essays is that philosophically interesting paradoxes typically resist either easy solutions or solutions that are formally/mathematically highly technical. Another unifying theme is that such paradoxes often have deep-sometimes disturbing-philosophical... more...

  • Emergenceby Paul Humphreys

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Emergence develops a novel account of diachronic ontological emergence called transformational emergence and locates it in an established historical framework. The author shows how many problems affecting ontological emergence result from a dominant but inappropriate metaphysical tradition and provides a comprehensive assessment of current theories... more...

  • Sittliches Bewusstsein und kategorischer Imperativ in Kants ?Grundlegung?by Heiko Puls

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 87.89

    The third section of Kant?s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals is one of the most difficult texts to interpret in practical philosophy. The aim of the argumentation and structure of the text remain contentious to this day and its interpretation is largely contingent on questions of philology. The commentary presented in this book... more...

  • Explaining Understandingby Stephen R. Grimm; Christoph Baumberger; Sabine Ammon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What does it mean to understand something? What types of understanding can be distinguished? Is understanding always provided by explanations? And how is it related to knowledge? Such questions have attracted considerable interest in epistemology recently. These discussions, however, have not yet engaged insights about explanations and theories developed... more...

  • Experience and Beyondby Jan Faye

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.62

    This book presents a persuasive argument in favour of evolutionary naturalism and outlines what such a stance means for our capacity of observation and understanding reality. The author discusses how our capacity of knowledge is adapted to handle sensory information about the environment in the light of Charles Darwin?s theory of evolution. The implication... more...

  • Socrates Tenuredby Robert Frodeman; Adam Briggle

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 33.99

    This book diagnoses a crisis facing philosophy ? and the humanities more broadly ? and sketches a path toward institutionalizing socially engaged approaches to philosophical research. more...

  • The Bestseller Codeby Jodie Archer; Matthew L. Jockers

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    "When a story captures the imagination of millions, that's magic. Can you qualify magic? Archer and Jockers just may have done so."?Sylvia Day, New York Times bestselling author Ask most book people about massive success in the world of fiction, and you?ll typically hear that it?s a game of hazy crystal balls. The sales figures of E. L. James or... more...

  • Richard Ned Lebow: Essential Texts on Classics, History, Ethics, and International Relationsby Richard Ned Lebow

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 76.94

    This last one out of four volumes by Richard Ned Lebow in this book series focuses on various fields of social sciences and their connection to international politics. The author writes about topics in psychology, tragedy, and ethics. All of these fields are being put into relation with political aspects, especially international relations. more...

  • Working in the 21st Century: Policies for Economic Growth Through Training, Opportunity and Educationby David I. Levine

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    "More and better jobs" is the underlying theme of this insightful new book. David Levine analyzes the current labor market in the U.S. and concludes that social policy must change to cope with the realities of the new economy. Although market forces are now moving U.S. enterprise toward high-skill and flexible workplaces, there is a shortage of workers... more...