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Epistemology

  • Philosophical and Empirical Approaches to Psychologyby Giuseppe Lo Dico

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    Philosophical and Empirical Approaches to Psychology critically assesses various ideas about the mind present in psychological research and their influence on psychologists? choice and use of research method. This book references and integrates the philosophy of psychology with experimental psychology. more...

  • New Research on the Philosophy of Nicolai Hartmannby Keith Peterson; Roberto Poli

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    The imposing scope and penetrating insights of German philosopher Nicolai Hartmann?s work have received renewed interest in recent years. The papers collected in this volume explore his ethics, ontology, aesthetics, and philosophy of nature, bringing his philosophy into conversation with that of his peers, the history of philosophy, and... more...

  • Models and Inferences in Scienceby Emiliano Ippoliti; Fabio Sterpetti; Thomas Nickles

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    The book answers long-standing questions on scientific modeling andinference across multiple perspectives and disciplines, including logic,mathematics, physics and medicine. The different chapters cover a variety ofissues, such as the role models play in scientific practice; the way scienceshapes our concept of models; ways of modeling the pursuit... more...

  • Metaphysics and Scientific Realismby Francesco Federico Calemi

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    David M. Armstrong (1926?2014) has been one of the most influential contemporary metaphysicians working in the analytic tradition and surely the greatest 20th century Australian philosopher. This volume aims to value Armstrong?s oeuvre bringing new understanding, and stimulating more work, on his philosophy, with the conviction that it... more...

  • The South China Sea and Asian Regionalismby Thanh-Dam Truong; Karim Knio

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book offers an innovative approach to the analysis of the current crisis in the South China Sea. Moving beyond the spirit of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the mechanisms of which are limited to physical geography, it demonstrates how epistemological insights from the field of critical realist philosophy can reveal the importance... more...

  • Hidden Divinity and Religious Beliefby Adam Green; Eleonore Stump

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    This collection of new essays is a groundbreaking examination of divine hiddenness from the perspectives of different faiths. more...

  • The Social Scientific Gazeby Assoc Prof Per Wisselgren; Dr Andreas Hess; Dr Neil McLaughlin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    The social sciences have, ever since they were first established as academic disciplines, played a foundational role in most spheres of modern society - in policy-making, education, the media and public debate - and hence also, indirectly, for our self-understanding as social beings. The Social Scientific Gaze examines the discursive formation of... more...

  • Epistemic Angstby Duncan Pritchard

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    Epistemic Angst offers a completely new solution to the ancient philosophical problem of radical skepticism?the challenge of explaining how it is possible to have knowledge of a world external to us. Duncan Pritchard argues that the key to resolving this puzzle is to realize that it is composed of two logically distinct problems, each requiring... more...

  • Intellectual Virtues and Educationby Jason Baehr

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    With its focus on intellectual virtues and their role in the acquisition and transmission of knowledge and related epistemic goods, virtue epistemology provides a rich set of tools for educational theory and practice. In particular, characteristics under the rubric of "responsibilist" virtue epistemology, like curiosity, open-mindedness, attentiveness,... more...

  • Mathematical Knowledge and the Interplay of Practicesby José Ferreirós

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book presents a new approach to the epistemology of mathematics by viewing mathematics as a human activity whose knowledge is intimately linked with practice. Charting an exciting new direction in the philosophy of mathematics, José Ferreirós uses the crucial idea of a continuum to provide an account of the development of mathematical knowledge... more...