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- Bucknell University Press 2015; US$ 74.99
Santayana the Philosopher: Philosophy as a Form of Life highlights the far-ranging nuances of Santayana?s philosophical system, while also discussing his ever-present concern for contemporary human affairs. Santayana understood the activity of philosophy in a Greek manner, as a form of life, but his interests always included the perennial philosophical... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 27.99
Edna Ullmann-Margalit provides an original account of the emergence of norms. Her main thesis is that certain types of norms are possible solutions to problems posed by certain types of social interaction situations. The problems are such that they inhere in the structure (in the game-theoretical sense of structure) of the situations concerned. Three... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 12.50
Puzzled?! seamlessly fuses two traditional approaches to the study of philosophy at the introductory level. It is thematic, examining fundamental issues in epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of religion, and more. It is also historical, introducing major philosophical arguments that have arisen throughout the history of Western philosophy. But its... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2015; US$ 0.99
Bertrand Russell?s classic primer on Western philosophy and the greatest thinkers of the past three millennia With zest and rigor, Bertrand Russell applies twentieth-century thinking to age-old philosophy, from the works of Plato and Aristotle to those of René Descartes and John Locke. In The Problems of Philosophy , he reviews the Western canon?s... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 165.00
Realism and Individualism. Charles S. Peirce and the Threat of Modern Nominalism discusses the main problems, tenets, assumptions, and arguments involved in Charles S. Peirce's early and late realist stances and subjects to critical scrutiny the still dominant view that Pragmatic Realism merely extends or refines new arguments in support of Scholastic... more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2015; US$ 60.58
In the early twentieth century, the Dutch mathematician L.E.J. Brouwer launched a powerful attack on the prevailing mathematical methods and theories. He developed a new kind of constructive mathematics, called intuitionism, which seems to allow for a rigorous refutation of widely accepted mathematical assumptions including fundamental principles of... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95
Scott L. Pratt, PhD , is Professor and Head of Philosophy at the University of Oregon. Dr. Pratt has published numerous journal articles in his areas of interest, which include logic, epistemology, pragmatist social theory, pluralism, and the history of philosophy. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
This volume examines the concept of falsification as a central notion of semantic theories and its effects on logical laws. The point of departure is the general constructivist line of argument that Michael Dummett has offered over the last decades. From there, the author examines the ways in which falsifications can enter into a constructivist semantics,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Paradoxes are more than just intellectual puzzles - they raise substantive philosophical issues and offer the promise of increased philosophical knowledge. In this introduction to paradox and paradoxes, Doris Olin shows how seductive paradoxes can be, why they confuse and confound, and why they continue to fascinate. Olin examines the nature of paradox,... more...