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- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29
This topical new book by Zygmunt Bauman explores the notion of identity in the modern world. As we grapple with the insecurity and uncertainty of liquid modernity, Bauman argues that our socio-political, cultural, professional, religious and sexual identities are undergoing a process of continual transformation. Identities the world over... more...
- De Gruyter 2001; US$ 78.57
Stanley Cavell, einer der originellsten und provokantesten Denker der amerikanischen Gegenwartsphilosophie, findet in den letzten Jahren immer größere internationale Aufmerksamkeit. Gemessen am Mainstream der analytischen Philosophie ist er ein recht atypischer Autor; er setzt sich nicht nur mit Wittgenstein, Austin und Kant, sondern auch... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 78.57
Im Zentrum des Bandes steht die Frage nach dem Zusammenhang von Erkenntnis- und Wissenschaftstheorie im Kontext der mittelalterlichen Rezeption der Texte des Aristoteles an Hof und Universitäten, insbesondere der für die Epistemologie einschlägigen Passagen in "De anima" und in den "Zweiten Analytiken" sowie ihre spätantike und arabische Vermittlung.... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.27
In discussion with M. Buber, F. Rosenzweig, A.J. Heschel, F. Fischer and E. Levinas, Ephraim Meir outlines a novel conception of a selfhood that is grounded in dialogical thought. He focuses on the shaping of identity in present day societies and offers a new view on identity around the concepts of self-transcendence, self-difference,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This volume brings together recent work by leading and up-and-coming philosophers on the topic of virtue epistemology. The prospects of virtue-theoretic analyses of knowledge depend crucially on our ability to give some independent account of what epistemic virtues are and what they are for . The contributions here ask how epistemic virtues matter... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 56.10
At the beginning of the early modern period, the idea of storing documents in a fixed location gained popularity in Europe. Yet the history of the archive is not only one of preservation: archives are also places of destruction, where memory is lost. As document collections grew, so did the problems associated with organizing, managing,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
What is knowledge? Where does it come from? What kinds of knowledge are there? 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. Both traditional issues and contemporary ideas are discussed in... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96
Designed to accompany Epistemology: An Anthology or stand alone as a concise primer, this is a straightforward and accessible introduction to contemporary epistemology for those studying the topic for the first time. A step-by-step introduction to contemporary epistemology, with coverage of skepticism, epistemic justification, epistemic closure,... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 7.99
Miracles Are Made of This is a contemporary story about wisdom; the one and only ingredient which enables miracles to happen. The central character is female and she has found wisdom. It was there all along, in the one place she had never previously looked - within her. Her success was achieved through a training programme designed for her by wise... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00
A reply to contemporary skepticism about intuitions and a priori knowledge, and a defense of neo-rationalism from a contemporary Kantian standpoint, focusing on the theory of rational intuitions and on solving the two core problems of justifying and explaining them. more...