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Epistemology

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  • Philosophical Devicesby David Papineau

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 21.99

    Philosophical Devices introduces the technical ideas that are taken for granted in contemporary philosophical writing. It offers simple explanations and covers a wealth of material that is normally available only to specialists. This original, distinctive book will appeal to anyone who is curious about the technical infrastructure of philosophy. more...

  • Collective Wisdomby Hélène Landemore; Jon Elster

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 29.00

    The contributors to this volume discuss and for the most part challenge whether many minds can be wiser than one. more...

  • Knowledge: A Very Short Introductionby Jennifer Nagel

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 7.99

    Human beings naturally desire knowledge. But what is knowledge? Is it the same as having an opinion? Highlighting the major developments in the theory of knowledge from Ancient Greece to the present day, Jennifer Nagel uses a number of simple everyday examples to explore the key themes and current debates of epistemology. more...

  • An Essay Concerning Human Understandingby John Locke; Kenneth P. Winkler

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 10.95

    Includes generous selections from the Essay, topically arranged passages from the replies to Stillingfleet, a chronology, a bibliography, a glossary, and an index based on the entries that Locke himself devised. more...

  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understandingby David Hume; Eric Steinberg

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 6.50

    A landmark of Enlightenment thought, Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is accompanied here by two shorter works that shed light on it: A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh , Hume's response to those accusing him of atheism, of advocating extreme skepticism, and of undermining the foundations of morality; and his... more...

  • Epistemic Injusticeby Miranda Fricker

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 37.99

    Epistemic Injustice explores a form of injustice which has so far been largely ignored in English-language philosophy: epistemic injustice - that is to say, a wrong suffered in one's capacity as a knower. Miranda Fricker distinguishes two forms of epistemic injustice: testimonial injustice and hermeneutical injustice. In connection with both, she... more...

  • The Sociology of Intellectual Lifeby Steve Fuller

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 10.00

    A powerful, polemical and at times controversial sociological exploration of academic and intellectual life. Is public intellectual life 'bullshit' as Fuller suggests? more...

  • Identity, Consciousness and Valueby Peter Unger

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 87.99

    The topic of personal identity has prompted some of the liveliest and most interesting debates in recent philosophy. In a fascinating new contribution to the discussion, Peter Unger presents a psychologically aimed, but physically based, account of our identity over time. While supporting the account, he explains why many influential contemporary... more...

  • A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledgeby George Berkeley

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    “A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge” is a book that largely seeks to counter the claims made by his contemporary philosophers about the nature of human perception. The author has asserted that there is an outer world that largely consists of ideas and not of physical forms. He goes on to conclude that this world owes... more...

  • Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonousby George Berkeley

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    An extension of Berkley’s ideas, the work presents his philosophy in the form of dialogues. The author has presented arguments to prove the existence of god and that the material world consists completely of ideas and not physical objects. He reiterates that there is a diety that maintains order and arrangement in the world around us. more...