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  • Adaptive Thinkingby Gerd Gigerenzer

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 34.99

    Where do new ideas come from? What is social intelligence? Why do social scientists perform mindless statistical rituals? This vital book is about rethinking rationality as adaptive thinking: to understand how minds cope with their environments, both ecological and social.Gerd Gigerenzer proposes and illustrates a bold new research program that investigates... more...

  • Conjectures and Refutationsby Karl Popper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95

    Conjectures and Refutations is one of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also for applying those insights to politics and to history. It provides one of the clearest and most accessible statements of the fundamental idea that guided his work: not only... more...

  • Contexts of Understandingby Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 102.00

    This essay deals with the difficulty of understanding understanding , taking the understanding of natural language fragments as a paradigm. more...

  • Continental Philosophy of Social Scienceby Yvonne Sherratt

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00

    This book contrasts the continental approach to social science with the Anglo-American tradition. more...

  • Discours des Méthodesby Josef Seifert

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 79.22

    The term "method" of realist phenomenology and philosophy can refer to three kinds of things which are being explored extensively in this work: (1) Kinds of philosophical knowledge used to return to things themselves: intellectual "vision" of necessary intelligible essences, insights into necessary states of affairs, knowledge of less... more...

  • Experimental Philosophy, Rationalism, and Naturalismby Eugen Fischer; John Collins

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most exciting and controversial philosophical movements today. This book explores how it is reshaping thought about philosophical method. Experimental philosophy imports experimental methods and findings from psychology into philosophy. These fresh resources can be used to develop and defend both armchair methods... more...

  • Hans-Georg Gadamer: Wahrheit und Methodeby Günter Figal

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 26.37

    In this series the most important works in the history of philosophy are discussed with cooperative commentary from internationally renowned philosophers. Each volume contains 12 to 15 essays, and follows the organizational structure of the discussed philosophical work. Essential reading for students and academics alike, the series elucidates... more...

  • The Hermeneutic Imagination (RLE Social Theory)by Josef Bleicher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    In his previous book, Contemporary Hermeneutics , Josef Bleicher offered an introduction to the subject, locating it mainly within the philosophy of social science, and looking at the profound impact it is having on a wide range of intellectual pursuits. This book follows on from this and expounds the author's view that the development of the hermeneutic... more...

  • Hermeneutics and Social Science (Routledge Revivals)by Zygmunt Bauman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Originally published in 1978, this important work, by one of the leading European social theorists, is arguably the best introduction to the hermeneutic tradition as a whole. It is designed to help students of sociology and philosophy place the problems of "understanding social science" in their historical and philosophical context. It does so by... more...