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- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 96.95
Does the existence of evil call into doubt the existence of God? Show me the argument. Philosophy starts with questions, but attempts at answers are just as important, and these answers require reasoned argument. Cutting through dense philosophical prose, 100 famous and influential arguments are presented in their essence, with premises, conclusions... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.00
The volume Conceptions of Knowledge collects current essays on contemporary epistemology and philosophy of science.The essays are primarily concerned with pragmatic and contextual extensions of analytic epistemology. The key concepts include epistemic abilities, forms of knowledge, and contexts of knowledge. 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 96.95
What can we know and what should we believe about today's world? What to Believe Now: Applying Epistemology to Contemporary Issues applies the concerns and techniques of epistemology to a wide variety of contemporary issues. Questions about what we can know-and what we should believe-are first addressed through an explicit consideration of the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 34.99
Our lives, states of health, relationships, behaviour, experiences of the natural world, and the technologies that shape our contemporary existence are subject to a superfluity of competing, multi-faceted and sometimes incompatible explanations. Widespread confusion about the nature of 'explanation' and its scope and limits pervades popular... more...