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Epistemology

  • Johann Nikolaus Tetens (1736-1807)by Udo Thiel; Gideon Stiening

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Johann Nikolaus Tetens (1736?1807) was among the most influential figures of the European Enlightenment as a philosopher as well as scholar in disciplines such as mathematics and nature research. He systematically studied the philosophy of John Locke and David Hume, and made them accessible to the epistemological and moral philosophical discourses... more...

  • Nietzsches Perspektivenby Steffen Dietzsch; Claudia Terne

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    This volume assembles the philosophical and aesthetic perspectives in current European thought and writing that have been inspired and systematically influenced by Nietzsche?s work. Key problems they address include the dynamics of understanding man (e.g. as Superman), the contradictory handling of nihilism, perspectives on art and philosophy, and... more...

  • Tacit Knowledgeby Neil Gascoigne; Tim Thornton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Tacit knowledge is the form of implicit knowledge that we rely on for learning. It is invoked in a wide range of intellectual inquiries, from traditional academic subjects to more pragmatically orientated investigations into the nature and transmission of skills and expertise. Notwithstanding its apparent pervasiveness, the notion of tacit knowledge... more...

  • Knowledge First?by Aidan McGlynn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    According to a long tradition, questions about the nature of knowledge are to be answered by analyzing it as a species of true belief. In light of the apparent failure of this approach, knowledge first philosophy takes knowledge as the starting point in epistemology. Knowledge First? offers the first overview of this approach. more...

  • AQA AS Philosophyby Dan Cardinal; Jeremy Hayward; Gerald Jones

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 32.49

    Help students navigate key concepts and philosophical arguments and develop their own points of view with our clear,engaging AS Philosophy textbook. Written by the authors of Philosophy in Focus ,this book covers both units,Epistemology and Philosophy of Religion,and supports students in understanding difficult material through a clear style and visual... more...

  • Wissen, was möglich istby Sebastian J. Müller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    This book investigates how it is possible for us to know what is metaphysically possible. The author discusses the key empiricist and rationalist propositions advanced by Chalmers, Williamson, and others since Kripke?s Naming and Necessity. He demonstrates that only an anti-realist understanding of modality opens up epistemic access to this question... more...

  • Biblical Knowingby Dru Johnson

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 38.00

    The Christian Scriptures could be theologically described as beginning and ending with an epistemological outlook. The first episode of humanity’s activity centers on the knowledge of good and evil. The final stage of humanity is pictured by Jeremiah as a universally prophetic and knowing society: 'And no longer shall each one teach his neighbor... more...

  • Die Dimension des Sozialenby Jörn Müller; Karl Mertens; Christine Wolf

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Feeling, wanting, and acting are typically understood solely in terms of the individual. What does it mean, then, when we share feelings, have a common goal, or act jointly? This volume addresses the social dimension of these phenomena from diverse philosophical perspectives and from a sociological viewpoint. It reveals that sociality plays a constitutive... more...

  • Africa-centred Knowledgesby Brenda Cooper; Robert Morrell

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Proposes a dynamic new approach to the production of knowledge on Africa, one that is global, multiple and heterogeneous, elucidating this through both discursive theoretical chapters and case histories. more...

  • Contradictionsby Elena Ficara

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The papers in this volume present some of the most recent results of the work about contradictions in philosophical logic and metaphysics; examine the history of contradiction in crucial phases of philosophical thought; consider the relevance of contradictions for political and philosophical actuality. From this consideration a common question emerges:... more...