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  • Explanation and its Limitsby Dudley Knowles

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This collection of new essays explores the nature of explanation and causality. It provides a stimulating and wide ranging debate on one of the central issues that has concerned philosophers and scientists alike - the epistemological nature of their enquiries. The volume not only sheds light on some of the general questions involved, but also addresses... more...

  • Insurmountable Simplicitiesby Roberto Casati; Achille Varzi

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 19.99

    "Perhaps not all the stories that follow are true. They could, however, be true, and the Reader is invited to ponder this." So begins Insurmountable Simplicities , Roberto Casati and Achille Varzi's colorful incarnation of the many philosophical conundrums that hide in the wrinkles of everyday life. Why do mirrors seem to invert left and right... more...

  • Logik im Rechtby Jan C. Joerden

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 18.47

    In diesem Lehr- und Studienbuch wird gezeigt, in welchem Maße logische Strukturen das Rechtsdenken mitbestimmen. Dies geschieht anhand einer Darlegung der wesentlichen logischen Grundlagen und ihrer anschließenden Anwendung auf ausgewählte Beispiele auf dem Gebiet des Rechts. Das führt zu einem besseren Verständnis der juristischen Dogmatik und einer... more...

  • Epistemic Logic in the Later Middle Agesby Ivan Boh

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Epistemic Logic studies statements containing verbs such as 'know' and 'wish'. It is one of the most exciting areas in medieval philosophy. Neglected almost entirely after the end of the Middle Ages, it has been rediscovered by philosophers of the present century. This is the first comprehensive study of the subject. Ivan Boh explores the rules for... more...

  • If A, Then Bby Michael Shenefelt; Heidi White

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    While logical principles seem timeless, placeless, and eternal, their discovery is a story of personal accidents, political tragedies, and broad social change. If A, Then B begins with logic?s emergence twenty-three centuries ago and tracks its expansion as a discipline ever since. It explores where our sense of logic comes from and what it really... more...

  • Ignes Fatuiby Charles Thomas Taylor

    UPA 2012; US$ 26.99

    In Ignes Fatui , Taylor examines various misapprehensions and misconceptions that interfere with clear rational thought. The primary objective of this book is to attempt to improve rational thought and thereby reverse the general decline of faith in the power of reason today. more...

  • The Way of Scienceby Dennis R. Trumble

    Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    How science can convey a profound sense of wonder, connectedness, and optimism about the human condition. This book makes a compelling case that now more than ever the public at large needs to appreciate the critical-thinking tools that science has to offer and be educated in basic science literacy. The author emphasizes that the methods and facts... more...

  • Forms of Thoughtby E. J. Lowe

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 27.00 US$ 22.14

    Lowe investigates the forms of thought, showing how this study is crucial to understanding the powers of the intellect. more...

  • Expressivism, Pragmatism and Representationalismby Huw Price; Simon Blackburn; Robert Brandom; Paul Horwich; Michael Williams

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This volume presents Price's distinctive version of the traditional representationalism/naturalism combination, with commentary by four other major figures. more...

  • Kripkeby John P. Burgess

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Saul Kripke has been a major influence on analytic philosophy and allied fields for a half-century and more. His early masterpiece,  Naming and Necessity , reversed the pattern of two centuries of philosophizing about the necessary and the contingent. Although much of his work remains unpublished, several major essays have now appeared in print,... more...