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  • Mönche, Schreiber und Gelehrteby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 45.79

    »Auch zu schreiben versuchte er und pflegte deswegen Wachstafel und Büchlein im Bett unter dem Kopfkissen bei sich zu führen, um in müßigen Stunden seine Hand an das Nachmachen von Buchstaben zu gewöhnen.« Diese Schilderung der Bemühung Karls des Großen um die Erweiterung der eigenen Bildung kann als der symbolische Beginn für die mittelalterliche... more...

  • The Roots of Reasonby

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 47.99

    David Papineau presents a controversial view of human reason, portraying it as a normal part of the natural world, and drawing on the empirical sciences to illuminate its workings. In these six interconnected essays he discusses both theoretical and practical rationality, and shows how evolutionary theory, decision theory, and quantum mechanics offer... more...

  • Husserl?s Ideenby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    Honoring the centenary of the original appearance of Ideen, this book assesses the influence of Husserl?s concept of phenomenology on leading figures and movements of the last century: Ortega y Gassett, Edith Stein, Heidegger and Gurwitsch, among others. more...

  • The Catalyzing Mindby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book proposes an approach to qualitative psychological phenomena that focuses on the psychological significance and meaning of conditions, contexts and situations, and their sign-mediating processes. Develops and analyzes the notion of a catalyzing mind. more...

  • Cartesian Empiricismsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This expansive guide to more than two dozen European Cartesians who placed empiricism at the heart of their praxis in the seventeenth century shows that Descartes? followers were active promoters of the experimental method in all the natural sciences. more...

  • Intentional Acts and Institutional Factsby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00

    Savas L. Tsohatzidis John Searle is famous for his contributions to two fields with long and dist- guished traditions within analytic philosophy?the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind?, but his interests and achievements extend beyond these fields. From the early 1990s he has added to his research agenda a theme that was not only largely... more...

  • Historical Perspectives on Erklären and Verstehenby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 179.00

    The conceptual pair of "Erklären" and "Verstehen" (explanation and understanding) has been an object of philosophical and methodological debates for well over a century. Discussions - to this day - are centered around the question of whether certain objects or issues, such as those dealing with humans or society, require a special... more...

  • Rationis Defensorby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    This volume of previously unpublished essays celebrates the life and work of Colin Cheyne, his influential career as Head of the University of Otago Philosophy Department as well as his philosophical style and his dedication to rational enquiry. more...

  • Virtuous Thoughts: The Philosophy of Ernest Sosaby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume offers an appreciation of Ernest Sosa?s wide philosophical purview, a nuanced assessment of the detail of his thought, and a spur to examine the linkages between the varied topics explored by the subtle mind of this great American scholar. more...

  • Theories of Information, Communication and Knowledgeby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This volume offers a multidisciplinary exploration of information and communication as perceived in different disciplines and how those perceptions affect theories of knowledge. more...