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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95
How do ordinary people come to know or believe what they do? We need an account of this process to help explain why people act as they do. You might think I am acting irrationally--against my interest or my purpose--until you realize that what you know and what I know differ significantly. My actions, given my knowledge, might make eminently good... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Philosophers since Descartes have felt themselves compelled to make a choice between mind and body. Wittgenstein?s Philosophy of Mind , first published in 1986, argues that there is no genuine epistemological problem of mind, and that the widespread philosophical scepticism with regard to our knowledge of other minds is without foundation. Ashok... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Wittgenstein?s Intentions , first published in 1993, presents a series of essays dedicated to the great Wittgenstein exegete John Hunter. The problematic topics discussed are identified not only by Wittgenstein?s own philosophical writings, but also by contemporary scholarship: areas of ambiguity, perhaps even confusion, as well as issues which the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This book provides a historically-informed survey critically outlining sociological, psychological, political, and economic approaches to the role of public intellectuals. Sassower suggests how the state might financially support the essential work of public intellectuals so as to critically engage the public and improve public policies. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 91.00
Howcan an ego-less sense of the self be created? How is the step to self-awareness accomplished? And how does an emotional response become a value judgment? The author examines such transitional moments between various manifestations of mind. She reflects upon the role of language as well as the idea of intentionality as an element in the theory of... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
Exploring Certainty: Wittgenstein and Wide Fields of Thought considers how, where, and to what extent the thoughts and ideas found in Wittgenstein?s On Certainty can be applied to other areas of thought, including: ethics, aesthetics, religious belief, mathematics, cognitive science, and political theory. Robert Greenleaf Brice opens new avenues... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
Invisible Language: Its Incalcuable Significance for Philosophy affirms that a greater awareness of language, philosophy's universal medium, could have altered the history of philosophy beyond recognition. Striking a balance between in-depth studies and more over-arching discussions, Garth L. Hallet proves the greatness of the possibilities of... more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2014; US$ 182.83
Dieses Buch, das in Italien bereits mehrere Auflagen erlebt hat, ist ein Manifest, das sich gegen zwei Bewegungen wendet: gegen das postmoderne Denken und seinen Kult der Ironisierung, der das Denken insgesamt unter den Universalverdacht der Fälschung setzt und den Wert der Wirklichkeit bzw. eines Wissens von Wirklichkeit diskreditiert ? und gegen... more...