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- Springer 2007; US$ 209.00
Believing the wrong thing may sometimes have drastic consequences. The question as to when a person is not only ill-guided, but genuinely at fault for holding a particular belief is an important one: It touches upon the roots of our understanding of such notions as criminal negligence and moral responsibility. The answer to this question may influence... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 8.50
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 36.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00
The increasing cultural significance of the natural sciences presents conceptual history with the task of reorganising its categories and methods. The greatest challenge here is the merging of conceptual history and the history of science and the integration of the natural sciences in the project of an interdisciplinary cultural history. The present... more...
- Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 27.00
The modern hope of attaining purely rational and objective knowledge has faltered, to the joy of some and worry of others. Philosophy's attempt to see reality with a god's-eye view is increasingly viewed as unlikely or undesirable, but what fills the vacuum now that the modern project is in jeopardy? Through a Glass Darkly examines the thought... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 225.95
With nearly 300 entries on key concepts, review essays on central issues, and self-profiles by leading scholars, this companion is the most comprehensive and up-to-date single volume reference guide to epistemology. Epistemology from A-Z is comprised of 296 articles on important epistemological concepts that have been extensively revised to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
What is Knowledge? Where does it come from? Can we know anything at all? This lucid and engaging introduction grapples with these central questions in the theory of knowledge, offering a clear, non-partisan view of the main themes of epistemology including recent developments such as virtue epistemology and contextualism. Duncan Pritchard discusses... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 36.95
Well-written and engaging, this volume explores the most important questions and issues that have absorbed philosophers over the past twenty-five centuries. The quest to define reality, the problem of the existence of God, the search for moral values, the problem of evil, the discovery of the self, and other philosophical issues are clearly outlined... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1998; US$ 24.00
Qu'est-ce que l'épistémologie et quelle est son utilité en science politique? La science politique peut-elle nous expliquer le comment et les raisons qui ont causé un événement? Peut-elle permettre de trouver des solutions pour améliorer une situation? Voilà les questions auxquelles les auteurs de ce... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 149.00
A multiple analogy is a structured comparison in which several sources are likened to a target. In Multiple analogies in science and philosophy , Shelley provides a thorough account of the cognitive representations and processes that participate in multiple analogy formation. Through analysis of real examples taken from the fields of evolutionary... more...