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  • Induction, Acceptance, and Rational Beliefby M. Swain

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 131.30

    The papers collected in this volume were originally presented at a sym­ posium held at the University of Pennsylvania in December of 1968. Each of the papers has been revised in light of the discussions that took place during this symposium. None of the papers has appeared in print previously. The extensive bibliography that appears at the end of the... more...

  • Ernst Mach: Physicist and Philosopherby Robert S. Cohen; Raymond J. Seeger

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.05

    At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., 27 December 1966, a symposium was held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of Ernst Mach, the physicist who was vitally concerned about philosophical foundations. It was arranged by Section B on Physics, and co-sponsored by Section L on... more...

  • Essays in Honor of Carl G. Hempelby N. Rescher

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 190.99

    The eminent philosopher of science Carl G. Hempel, Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and a Past President of the American Philosophical Association, has had a long and distinguished academic career in the course of which he has been professorial mentor to some of America's most distinguished philosophers. This volume gathers together... more...

  • Minerva's Night Outby Noël Carroll

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    Minerva’s Night Out presents series of essays by noted philosopher and motion picture and media theorist Noël Carroll that explore issues at the intersection of philosophy, motion pictures, and popular culture. Presents a wide-ranging series of essays that reflect on philosophical issues relating to modern film and popular culture... more...

  • Philosophy and the Interpretation of Pop Cultureby William Irwin; Jorge J. E. Gracia

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 36.00

    Comprised of thirteen articles by well-known authors, this book makes the case to philosophers that popular culture is worthy of their attention. Issues of concern include the distinction between high culture and popular culture, the aesthetic and moral value of popular culture, allusion and identification in popular culture, and special problems posed... more...

  • Ein Doppelgängerby Theodor Storm; Thomas Vormbaum; Walter Zimorski

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    "Nachdem dieser John von Rechtes wegen seine Strafe abgebüßt hatte, wurde er, wie gebräuchlich, der lieben Mitwelt zur Hetzjagd überlassen. Und sie hat ihn nun auch zu Tode gehetzt; denn sie ist ohn Erbarmen." Theodor Storms Novelle "Ein Doppelgänger" schildert das Schicksal eines aus der Strafhaft Entlassenen, der vergeblich versucht,... more...

  • Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reasonby Berel Dov Lerner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a systematic and critical discussion of Peter Winch's writings on the philosophy of the social sciences. The author points to Winch's tendency to over-emphasize the importance of language and communication, and his insufficient attention to the role of practical, technological activites in human life and society. It also offers an... more...

  • Philosophy and the Study of Religionsby Kevin Schilbrack

    Wiley 2013; US$ 35.95 US$ 32.36

    Philosophy and the Study of Religions: A Manifesto  advocates a radical transformation of the discipline from its current, narrow focus on questions of God, to a fully global form of critical reflection on religions in all their variety and dimensions. Opens the discipline of philosophy of religion to the religious diversity that characterizes... more...

  • The Element of Fire (Routledge Revivals)by Anthony O'Hear

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1988, the aim of this book can be stated in Nietzsche’s words: ‘To look at science from the perspective of the artist, but at art from that of life’. The title contests the notions that science alone can provide us with the most objective truth about the world, and that artistic endeavour can produce nothing more valuable than entertainment.... more...

  • Against the Academicians and The Teacherby Augustine; Peter King

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 13.50

    These new translations of two treatises dealing with the possibility and nature of knowledge in the face of skeptical challenges are the first to be rendered from the Latin critical edition, the first to be made specifically with a philosophical audience in mind, and the first to be translated by a scholar with expertise in both modern epistemology... more...