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Epistemology

  • German Idealism as Constructivismby Tom Rockmore

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    German Idealism as Constructivism is the culmination of many years of research by distinguished philosopher Tom Rockmore?it is his definitive statement on the debate about German idealism between proponents of representationalism and those of constructivism that still plagues our grasp of the history of German idealism and the whole epistemological... more...

  • Epistemology and Emotionsby Georg Brun; Ulvi Doguoglu

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Undoubtedly, emotions sometimes thwart our epistemic endeavours. But do they also contribute to epistemic success? The thesis that emotions 'skew the epistemic landscape', as Peter Goldie puts it in this volume, has long been discussed in epistemology. Recently, however, philosophers have called for a systematic reassessment of the epistemic relevance... more...

  • Raum und Wissenby Jan W÷pking

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    This volume investigates the use of diagrams for the purposes of information. Using key scenes from Euclidian geometry and late medieval physics, it shows how diagrams interconnect space and rules, logic and epistemic surplus, double-meanings and precision, in such a way as to generate new insights. For the first time, the study integrates... more...

  • The Puzzle of Perceptual Justificationby Harmen Ghijsen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book provides an accessible and up-to-date discussion of contemporary theories of perceptual justification that each highlight different factors related to perception, i.e., conscious experience, higher-order beliefs, and reliable processes. The book?s discussion starts from the viewpoint that perception is not only one of our fundamental... more...

  • I Am Not Iby Jacob Needleman

    North Atlantic Books 2016; US$ 14.95

    Seeking to reconcile the split between our inner child and our adult self, eminent philosopher and religious scholar Jacob Needleman evokes the ancient spiritual tradition of a deep dialogue between a guiding wisdom figure and a seeker. The elder offers an initiation to a younger self, an initiation the author feels is missing from our culture. Rendered... more...

  • A Joosr Guide to... Made to Stick by Dan Heath and Chip Heathby Joosr

    Joosr Ltd 2016; US$ 2.99

    In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com. ... more...

  • Accuracy and the Laws of Credenceby Richard Pettigrew

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99

    Richard Pettigrew offers an extended investigation into a particular way of justifying the rational principles that govern our credences (or degrees of belief). He draws on decision theory in order to justify the central tenets of Bayesian epistemology, and sets out a veritistic account of epistemic utility. more...

  • Apprehensionby Lynn Holt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book introduces and explores the role of apprehension in reasoning - setting out the problems, determining the vocabulary, fixing the boundaries, and questioning what is often taken for granted. Lynn Holt argues that a robust conception of rationality must include intellectual virtues which cannot be reduced to a set of rules for reasoners, and... more...

  • Implicit Bias and Philosophy, Volume 1by Michael Brownstein; Jennifer Saul

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 64.99

    Most people show unconscious bias in their evaluations of social groups, in ways that may run counter to their conscious beliefs. This volume addresses key metaphysical and epistemological questions about implicit bias, including its effect on scientific research, gender stereotypes in philosophy, and the role of heuristics in biased reasoning. more...

  • Susan Haack: Reintegrating Philosophyby Julia F. G÷hner; Eva-Maria Jung

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This volume documents the 17th MŘnster Lectures in Philosophy with Susan Haack, the prominent contemporary philosopher. It contains an original, programmatic article by Haack on her overall philosophical approach, entitled ?The Fragmentation of Philosophy, the Road to Reintegration?. In addition, the volume includes seven papers on various aspects... more...