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Epistemology

  • The Dream of Enlightenmentby Anthony Gottlieb

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19

    The author of the celebrated The Dream of Reason vividly explains the rise of modern thought from Descartes to Rousseau Western philosophy is now two and a half millennia old, but much of it came in just two staccato bursts, each lasting only about 150 years. In his landmark survey of Western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance, The... more...

  • What is a Law of Nature?by D. M. Armstrong

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 20.00 US$ 16.40

    This book is D. M. Armstrong's influential defense of his original theory of what a law of nature is. more...

  • Goldman and His Criticsby Brian P. McLaughlin

    Wiley 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    Goldman and His Critics presents a series of original essays contributed by influential philosophers who critically examine Alvin Goldman?s work, followed by Goldman?s responses to each essay. Critiques Alvin Goldman?s groundbreaking theories, writings, and ideas on a range of philosophical topics Features contributions from some of the most... more...

  • Ernest Sosaby Amrei Bahr; Markus Seidel

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This volume provides the reader with exclusive insights into Ernest Sosa?s latest ideas as well as main aspects of his philosophical work of the last 50 years. Ernest Sosa, one of the most distinguished contemporary philosophers, is best known for his ground-breaking work in epistemology, and has also contributed greatly to metaphysics, metaphilosophy... more...

  • Kants Theorie der Synthesisby Carsten Olk

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    The work addresses Kant?s Theory of Synthesis, that is of decisive importance for Kant?s critical endeavor, to found experience as a combination of understanding and sensibility, of concept and intuition. In the light of this elementary connectivity, the specific actions of synthesis are isolated and examined in their relatedness to each other. Thus... more...

  • Social Epistemology and Epistemic Agencyby Patrick J. Reider

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of the arguments relating to the extent and manner to which social influences enable epistemic agents. more...

  • Uncertaintyby William Briggs

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 69.99

    This book presents a philosophical approach to probability and probabilistic thinking, considering the underpinnings of probabilistic reasoning and modeling, which effectively underlie everything in data science. The ultimate goal is to call into question many standard tenets and lay the philosophical and probabilistic groundwork and infrastructure... more...

  • Habermas and Ricoeur?s Depth Hermeneuticsby Vinicio Busacchi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book presents a critical and systematic study of the possibility to consider and practice Freud?s psychoanalysis as a form of depth hermeneutics. It contributes to a screening of the possibility of a hermeneutical interpretation of psychoanalysis, particularly with respect to the therapeutic practice. The book is an investigation into the philosophical... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodologyby Herman Cappelen; Tamar Szabó Gendler; John Hawthorne

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99

    This is the most comprehensive book ever published on philosophical methodology. A team of leading philosophers present original essays on various aspects of how philosophy should be and is done. They explore broad traditions and approaches, topics in philosophical methodology, and the interconnections between philosophy and neighbouring fields. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Generality in Mathematics and the Sciencesby Karine Chemla; Renaud Chorlay; David Rabouin

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99

    This collection of original essays aims to inquire into the diversity of Generality. Through case studies taken from the history of mathematics, physics and the life sciences, the book provides evidence of different ways of understanding the general in various contexts. more...