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- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61
This is a book about the big questions in life: knowledge, consciousness, fate, God, truth, goodness, justice. It is for anyone who believes there are big questions out there, but does not know how to approach them. Think sets out to explain what they are and why they are important.Simon Blackburn begins by putting forward a convincing case for the... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 19.88
Der er langt fra stenaldermanden til Niels Bohr, men ikke kun målt i tid. Menneskets erkendelse har med en svimlende hast ændret sig helt grundlæggende: I dag ved vi meget mere, end at æbler kan spises, og hvordan man laver en spydspids ? vi ved nu også, hvorfor is kan blive til vand, og hvorfor atomet er stabilt. Erkendelsen har udviklet sig fra viden... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95
We call beliefs reasonable or unreasonable, justified or unjustified. What does this imply about belief? Does this imply that we are responsible for our beliefs and that we should be blamed for our unreasonable convictions? Or does it imply that we are in control of our beliefs and that what we believe is up to us? Reason Without Freedom argues that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95
Philosophical Propositions is a fresh, up to date, and reliable introduction to philosophical problems. It takes seriously the need for philosophy to deal with definitive and statable propositions, such as God, certainty, time, personal identity, the mind/body problem, free will and determinism, and the meaning of life. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 131.00
Despite the familiarity of hope in human experience, it is a phenomenon infrequently considered from a philosophical point of view. This book charts the centrality of hope in thought and action from first, second and third person perspectives. From everyday situations to extreme circumstances of trial and endings in life, the contours of hope are given... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 32.61
This reference work offers a representative and reliable survey of classical, medieval, and modern history in regards to the philosophical term, ?truth?. Unrivalled, this all-encompassing study about the history of one of philosophy?s most central concepts is not only for academics in the field, but also for students of other faculties, as... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1978; US$ 48.00
The Foundations of Knowing was first published in 1982. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. This collection of essays on the foundations of empirical knowledge brings together ten of Roderick M.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 38.00
Dodd explains that correspondence theories of truth fail because the relation between true thought and fact is identity, not correspondence. Facts are not complexes of worldly entities which make thoughts true; they are merely true thoughts. The resulting modest identity theory allows for a defensible deflation of the concept of truth. more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99
OSE is a biennial publication which offers a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this important field. Under the guidance of a distinguished editorial board, it will publish exemplary papers in epistemology, broadly construed. Anyone wanting to understand the latest developments in the discipline can start here. more...