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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00
Hermeneutics is a major theoretical and practical form of intellectual enquiry, central not only to philosophy but many other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. With phenomenology and existentialism, it is also one of the twentieth century?s most important philosophical movements and includes major thinkers such as Heidegger, Gadamer... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
In this monograph Nicholas Georgalis further develops his important work on minimal content, recasting and providing novel solutions to several of the fundamental problems faced by philosophers of language. His theory defends and explicates the importance of ?thought-tokens? and minimal content and their many-to-one relation to linguistic meaning,... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Leon J. Goldstein critically examines the philosophical role of concepts and concept formation in the social sciences. The book undertakes a study of concept formation and change by looking at four critical terms in anthropology (kinship), politics (parliament and the general will), and sociology (individualism). more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
The question of whether it is ever permissible to believe on insufficient evidence has once again become a live question. Greater attention is now being paid to practical dimensions of belief, namely issues related to epistemic virtue, doxastic responsibility, and voluntarism. In this book, McCormick argues that the standards used to evaluate... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95
Metaphysics: The Fundamentals presents readers with a systematic, comprehensive introductory overview of modern analytic metaphysics. • Presents an accessible, up-to-date and broad-ranging survey of one of the most dynamic and often daunting sub- fields in contemporary philosophy • Introduces readers to the seminal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
In recent years many influential philosophers have advocated that philosophy is an a priori science. Yet very few epistemology textbooks discuss a priori knowledge at any length, focusing instead on empirical knowledge and empirical justification. As a priori knowledge has moved centre stage, the literature remains either too technical or too out of... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 14.95
The father of modern scepticism and perhaps the most important English philosopher, Hume was lauded within his own lifetime as a pivotal figure of the Enlightenment. His 'naturalist' approach to a wide variety of philosophical topics resulted in highly original theories of perception, personal identity, causation, politics, morality, and religion,... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 15.48
Dieser Band führt umfassend in die Probleme der Erkenntnistheorie ein. Dabei stehen zwei Fragen im Mittelpunkt: 1. Was können wir wissen? 2. Was ist Wissen? Die erste Frage stellt sich in Anbetracht der Herausforderung durch den Skeptiker, der uns (so gut wie) alles Wissen abspricht. Die zweite Frage ergibt sich aus dem Versuch, die erste Frage zu... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 34.95
In Being as Communion philosopher and mathematician William Dembski provides a non-technical overview of his work on information. Dembski attempts to make good on the promise of John Wheeler, Paul Davies, and others that information is poised to replace matter as the primary stuff of reality. With profound implications for theology and metaphysics,... more...