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- Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 56.00
Philosophical Papers will interest a very wide range of philosophers and students of the human sciences. more...
- UPA 2014; US$ 59.99
Preface 1. Natural and Artificial: Introductory Distinctions 1.1 Naturalness and Artificiality as Points of Orientation 1.2 Genetic and Qualitative Naturalness 1.3 Dimensions of Naturalness in a Genetic Sense 1.4 Dimensions of Naturalness in a Qualitative Sense 2. Naturalness as a Value 2.1 Has Naturalness... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99
This book on infinite regress arguments provides (i) an up-to-date overview of the literature on the topic, (ii) ready-to-use insights for all domains of philosophy, and (iii) two case studies to illustrate these insights in some detail. Infinite regress arguments play an important role in all domains of philosophy. There are infinite regresses of... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2010; US$ 7.99
An A-to-Z compendium of Russell?s writing One of the great minds of the twentieth century, Bertrand Russell explored philosophy, mathematics, and a variety of other intellectual, political, historical, and social issues in his lifetime. In this indispensable and easily accessible guide, drawn from his books and essays, readers will find Russell?s... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 6.99
Perhaps no other topic is as relevant to our lives today as science. We look to the interpreters of science for wisdom and answers, insights into the nature of the universe and who we are, as well as explanations for the common and everyday world in which we live. Here, then, is an indispensable collection of the best that has been written and said... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
Moral philosophy is no longer being pursued from arm-chairs. Instead, ethical questions are dissected in the experimental lab. This volume enables its readers to immerse themselves into Experimental Ethics' history, its current topics and future perspectives, its methodology, and the criticism it is subject to. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
The book consists of a series of chapters on Carnap's ideal of explication as an alternative to the naturalistic conceptions of science, setting it in its historical context, discussing specific cases of explications, and enriching the on-going debate on conceptual engineering and naturalism in analytic philosophy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
The author attempts to show that scientific realism is compatible with the presence of idealization in the sciences. His main contention is that idealized theories can be treated as counterfactuals about how things are in worlds that are similar to but simpler than the actual world. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 72.99
Since the ground-breaking work of Saul Kripke, David Lewis, and others in the 1960s and 70s, one dominant interest of analytic philosophers has been in modal truths, which concern the question what is possible and what is necessary. However, there is considerable controversy over the source and nature of necessity. In Modality and Explanatory Reasoning,... more...