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Epistemology

  • 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 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...

  • Objectivity, Realism, and Proofby Francesca Boccuni; Andrea Sereni

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    This volume covers a wide range of topics in the most recent debates in the philosophy of mathematics, and is dedicated to how semantic, epistemological, ontological and logical issues interact in the attempt to give a satisfactory picture of mathematical knowledge. The essays collected here  explore  the semantic and epistemic problems... more...

  • Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technologyby Lorenzo Magnani; Claudia Casadio

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 399.00

    This book discusses how scientific and other types of cognition make use of models, abduction, and explanatory reasoning in order to produce important or creative changes in theories and concepts. It includes revised contributions presented during the international conference on Model-Based Reasoning (MBR?015), held on June 25-27 in Sestri Levante,... more...

  • The Givenby Michelle Montague

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    What is given to us in conscious experience? Michelle Montague offers a new answer, and thus contributes to a general theory of mental content. She analyses conscious perception, conscious emotion, and conscious thought, and argues that all experience essentially involves four things: content, intentionality, phenomenology, and consciousness. more...

  • Connaissanceby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    La connaissance désigne un rapport de la pensée à la réalité extérieure et engage la notion de vérité comme adéquation de l'esprit et de la chose. Par extension, le terme connaissance désigne le contenu de la pensée qui correspond à la nature de la chose visée, et s'oppose à erreur ou illusion ? more...

  • Causalitéby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Le principe de causalité se comprend communément comme une relation de cause à effet, qui permet de formuler des explications concernant un phénomène ou un événement. La causalité est ainsi rattachée à un désir de savoir, à une quête de connaissance de la réalité ? more...