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- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 30.52
Nicht die Erfüllung unserer Träume verleiht unserer Existenz Sinn, sondern die Sehnsucht und das Warten auf das Glück! Das zeigt der preisgekrönte holländische Philosoph und Schriftsteller Coen Simon in dieser anregenden philosophischen Betrachtung, die mühelos zwischen literarischer Erzählung und logischer Analyse hin und her wechselt. Wenn auch oftmals... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2012; US$ 24.81
Selected Papers from the 18th Symposium of the Académie du Midi: Identity-East and West, Alet-les-Bains, France, 2010 Inhaltsverzeichnis Hans-Georg Möller Introduction I. China Deborah Sommer The Ji Self in Early Chinese Texts Richard John Lynn Concepts of Self and Identity in the Zhuangzi: New Translations of Key Passages Paul... 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.95
Having outlined a theory of bullshit and falsehood, Harry G. Frankfurt turns to what lies beyond them: the truth, a concept not as obvious as some might expect. Our culture's devotion to bullshit may seem much stronger than our apparently halfhearted attachment to truth. Some people (professional thinkers) won't even acknowledge "true" and "false"... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 42.00
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...