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  • Walking the Tightrope of Reasonby Robert J. Fogelin

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 21.99

    Robert Fogelin'se mediation on the paradox of logic and reasoning leads us through the history of ideas, lightly touching on the Greeks, Hume, Kant, and Wittgenstein, and its current form in the debates called "the culture wars". In the end, he says, knowledge is possible, if we adjust our sense of the limits of reason. more...

  • Wittgenstein über das Verstehenby Elena Tatievskaya

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 0.00

    Das Verstehen legt Wittgenstein einem Ich bei: Einer versteht, indem er Zeichen anwendet. Anwendbare Zeichen sind Symbole: Sie werden bedeutsam, wenn sie in Zusammenhang mit anderen Zeichen gebracht werden und eine Funktion in der kognitiven oder praktischen Aneignung der Welt erfüllen. Symbole gehören zu Symbolsystemen und können als... more...

  • You've Got To Be Kidding!by John Capps; Donald Capps

    Wiley 2011; US$ 26.95

    You've Got to Be Kidding!: How Jokes Can Help You Think is a thoughtful and accessible analysis of the ways in which jokes illustrate how we think critically, and how the thinking process goes awry in everyday human situations Uses jokes to illustrate the various mistakes or fallacies that are typically identified and discussed in courses on... more...

  • Über die Wissenschaftenby Al-Farabi; Franz Schupp

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2005; US$ 17.18

    Die Ausgabe bietet erstmals eine deutsche Übersetzung dieses Schlüsseltextes für die Einteilung und Bewertung der Wissenschaften nach der lateinischen Übersetzung von Gerhard von Cremona (1114?1187). Beigefügt ist eine kritische Edition des lateinischen Textes, der mit den überlieferten Handschriften des arabischen Originals abgeglichen wurde. Die... more...

  • Arguing on the Toulmin Modelby David Hitchcock; Bart Verheij

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 269.00

    Summarizing, in The Uses of Argument Toulmin emphasized a number of points that are by now familiar, but still deserve attention: 1. Reasoning and argument involve not only support for points of view, but also attack against them. 2. Reasoning can have qualified conclusions. 3. There are other good types of argument than those of standard formal logic.... more...

  • Considering Pragma-Dialecticsby Peter Houtlosser; Agnes van Rees

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Considering Pragma-Dialectics honors the monumental contributions of one of the foremost international figures in current argumentation scholarship: Frans van Eemeren. The volume presents the research efforts of his colleagues and addresses how their work relates to the pragma-dialectical theory of argumentation with which van Eemeren?s name is so... more...

  • Debate Dynamics: How Controversy Improves Our Beliefsby Gregor Betz

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    This highly innovative study deploys multi-agent simulation of controversial debate to explore whether, in fact, critical argumentation is an effective way to overcome disagreement. It synthesizes research in both formal epistemology and argumentation theory. more...

  • Fundamentals of Critical Argumentationby Douglas Walton

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    Presents the basic tools for the identification, analysis, and evaluation of common arguments. more...

  • Kant's Critique of Pure Reasonby Otfried Höffe

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 269.00

    Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason" is so outstanding among modern philosophical works, that it can be termed "the" foundation of modern philosophy. Schopenhauer termed it "the most important book ever to have been written in Europe." Otfried Hoffe guides the reader through the "Critique" one step at a time,... more...

  • Logische Untersuchungen. Ergänzungsband. Zweiter Teil.by Edmund Husserl; Ullrich Melle

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 409.00

    Vom Dezember 1913 bis April 1914 arbeitete Husserl an einer Neufassung der VI. Logischen Untersuchung . Der vorliegende Band enthält zum einen die im Zuge dieser Arbeit entstandenen Manuskripte und zum anderen ältere Manuskripte, die zum Teil bis vor der ersten Veröffentlichung der Logischen Untersuchungen im Jahre 1900/1901 zurückreichen. Diese... more...