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- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 44.99
It is tempting to think that, if a person's beliefs are coherent, they are also likely to be true. Indeed, this truth-conduciveness claim is the cornerstone of the popular coherence theory of knowledge and justification. Hitherto much confusion has been caused by the inability of coherence theorists to define their central concept. Nor have they... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1987; US$ 18.99
Should the hard questions of philosophy matter to ordinary people? In this down-to-earth, nonhistorical guide, Thomas Nagel, the distinguished author of Mortal Questions and The View From Nowhere, brings philosophical problems to life, revealing in vivid, accessible prose why they have continued to fascinate and baffle thinkers across the centuries.... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 22.72
From ghosts and premonitions, to poltergeists and out of body experiences, share the encounters of everyday people with their sixth sense and what this reveals about life beyond the one we know, and - discover the power of your intuition. more...
- Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 44.99
Our thought and talk are situated. They do not take place in a vacuum but always in a context, and they always concern an external situation relative to which they are to be evaluated. Since that is so, Fran--ccedil--;ois Recanati argues, our linguistic and mental representations alike must be assigned two layers of content: the explicit content, or... more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 44.99
The paradox of knowability, derived from a proof by Frederic Fitch in 1963, is one of the deepest paradoxes concerning the nature of truth. Jonathan Kvanvig argues that the depth of the paradox has not been adequately appreciated. It has long been known that the paradox threatens antirealist conceptions of truth according to which truth is epistemic.... more...
- Clarendon Press 2003; US$ 44.99
The Realm of Reason develops a new, general theory of what it is for a thinker to be entitled to form a given belief. The theory locates entitlement in the nexus of relations between truth, content, and understanding. Peacocke formulates three principles of rationalism that articulate this conception. The principles imply that all entitlement has a... more...
- Clarendon Press 2002; US$ 98.99
Jay Rosenberg offers a systematic philosophical theory of knowledge which is specifically responsive to the fact that we always engage the world from a particular perspective within it. It consequently calls into question in a fundamental way many received understandings regarding the relationships among the concepts of knowledge, belief, justification,... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 21.95
Short philosophical dialogues geared to todays problems stimulate readers to think about their approach to life and, like a good interlocutor, help readers to explore their assumptions from a variety of perspectives. Join the discussion among friends as they take a fresh look at two concepts whose meaning and definitions we may all too often... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 73.99
The past twenty-five years have seen a major renewal of interest in the topic of a priori knowledge. In the sixteen essays collected here, which span this entire period, philosopher Albert Casullo documents the complex set of issues motivating the renewed interest, identifies the central epistemological questions, and provides the leading ideas of... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 84.99
Knowledge how to do things is a pervasive and central element of everyday life. Yet it raises many difficult questions that must be answered by philosophers and cognitive scientists aspiring to understand human cognition and agency. What is the connection between knowing how and knowing that? Is knowledge how simply a type of ability or disposition... more...