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  • Carnap's Ideal of Explication and Naturalismby Pierre Wagner; Michael Beaney

    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...

  • Counterfactuals and Scientific Realismby Michael J. Shaffer

    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...

  • Kierkegaard and Nietzsche on the Best Way of Lifeby Thomas P. Miles

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    Kierkegaard and Nietzsche revive an ancient approach to ethics that evaluates different ways of life considered as a whole. Comparing and contrasting their respective ideals of faith and individual sovereignty, this work reveals a valuable new path for contemporary ethics. more...

  • Experimental Ethicsby Christoph Luetge; Hannes Rusch; Matthias Uhl

    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...

  • The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophyby Dr Stephen Boulter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    This book is a defence of the philosophy of common sense in the spirit of Thomas Reid and G.E. Moore, drawing on the work of Aristotle, evolutionary biology and psychology, and historical studies on the origins of early modern philosophy. It defines and explores common sense beliefs, and defends them from challenges from prominent philosophers. more...

  • Carnap's Logical Syntax of Languageby Dr Pierre Wagner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00

    This volume's aim is to provide an introduction to Carnap's book from a historical and philosophical perspective, each chapter focusing on one specific issue. The book will be of interest not only to Carnap scholars but to all those interested in the history of analytical philosophy. more...

  • Logic Without Bordersby Åsa Hirvonen; Juha Kontinen; Roman Kossak; Andrés Villaveces

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    In recent years, mathematical logic has developed in many directions, the initial unity of its subject matter giving way to a myriad of seemingly unrelated areas. The articles collected here, which range from historical scholarship to recent research in geometric model theory, squarely address this development. These articles also connect to the diverse... more...

  • Weiter denken - über Philosophie, Wissenschaft und Religionby Gregor Betz; Dirk Koppelberg; David Löwenstein; Anna Wehofsits

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    When we philosophize we create arguments. This collection brings together essays on the theory of argumentation, epistemology, the philosophy of science, existential philosophy, the philosophy of religion, and metaphilosophy, the core areas of interest of the philosopher Holm Tetens. The essays demonstrate that even highly theoretical questions can... more...

  • Selbst philosophierenby Gregor Damschen; Dieter Schönecker

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 559.00

    Whoever wants to philosophize must do three things: analyze for himself, argue for himself, and interpret for himself. This book enables one to learn the methods of philosophy through exercises and solutions close to philosophical practice. The book will not replace a logic book, but it contains almost everything that one needs to philosophize. Particular... more...

  • Good Thinkingby Guy P. Harrison

    Prometheus Books 2015; US$ 11.99

    Critical-thinking skills are essential for life in the 21st century. In this follow-up to his introductory guide Think , and continuing his trademark of hopeful skepticism, Guy Harrison demonstrates in a detailed fashion how to sort through bad ideas, unfounded claims, and bogus information to drill down to the most salient facts. By explaining how... more...