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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 107.62
Reason and rationality represent crucial elements of the self-image of human beings and have unquestionably been among the most debated issues in Western philosophy, dating from ancient Greece, through the Middle Ages, and to the present day. Many words and thoughts have already been spent trying to define the nature and standards of reason... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
?Dan Ariely is a genius at understanding human behavior: no economist does a better job of uncovering and explaining the hidden reasons for the weird ways we act.? ? James Surowiecki, author of The Wisdom of Crowds Behavioral economist and New York Times bestselling author of Predictably Irrational Dan Ariely returns to offer a much-needed... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 15.38
Ob in Medien, in der Wissenschaft, in der Politik oder in der Alltagskommunikation ? wir sind stets mit einer Fülle an schriftlichen und mündlichen Erzählungen konfrontiert. Sie schaffen gemeinsame Wirklichkeiten und Identitäten, auf die wir uns als soziale Akteure in unseren Handlungen bewusst oder unbewusst beziehen. Erzählungen im öffentlichen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95
Presenting the most comprehensive and lucid account of the topic currently available, Robert Audi's "Practical Reasoning and Ethical Decision" is essential reading for anyone interested in the role of reason in ethics or the nature of human action. The first part of the book is a detailed critical overview of the influential theories of practical reasoning... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99
The literature on theoretical reason has been dominated by epistemological concerns, treatments of practical reason by ethical concerns. This book deals sets out a comprehensive theory of rationality applicable to both practical and theoretical reason. In both domains, Audi explains how experience grounds rationality, delineates the structure of central... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 23.95 US$ 20.99
The second edition of this popular compendium provides the necessary intellectual equipment to engage with and participate in effective philosophical argument, reading, and reflection Features significantly revised, updated and expanded entries, and an entirely new section drawn from methods in the history of philosophy This edition has a broad,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 129.20
This book provides a new, linguistic approach to Argumentation Theory. Its main goal is to integrate the logical, dialectical and rhetorical dimensions of argumentation in a model providing a unitary treatment of its justificatory and persuasive powers. This model takes as its basis Speech Acts Theory in order to characterize argumentation as a second-order... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.20
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...