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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- DK Publishing 2015; US$ 25.00
The Philosophy Book explains more than one hundred of the greatest ideas in philosophy through clear, succinct text and easy-to-follow graphics. Using straightforward graphics and artworks, as well as thoroughly accessible text that elucidates more than two thousand years of philosophical thought, The Philosophy Book makes abstract concepts... 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99
Identität ist in der Moderne kein Geschenk, sondern eine Aufgabe. Die andauernde Debatte im Alltag und in den Wissenschaften zeigt, dass diese Aufgabe noch immer nicht leicht zu bewältigen ist, denn Identität muss immer noch aufgebaut, bewahrt und verteidigt werden. Der Band umfasst die wichtigsten Beiträge der Debatte um Identität im 20. Jahrhundert... more...