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Epistemology. Theory of knowledge

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  • Identityby Zygmunt Bauman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.96

    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...

  • Nach der Philosophieby Stanley Cavell; Ludwig Nagl; Kurt R. Fischer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 98.00

    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...

  • Erkenntnis und Wissenschaft/ Knowledge and Scienceby Matthias Lutz-Bachmann; Alexander Fidora; Pia Antolic-Piper

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 98.00

    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, und dabei insbesondere der für die Epistemologie einschlägigen Passagen in De anima und in den Zweiten Analytiken sowie ihre spätantike und... more...

  • Knowledge, Virtue, and Actionby Tim Henning; David P. Schweikard

    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...

  • What is this thing called Knowledge?by Duncan Pritchard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Epistemologyby John Turri

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    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...

  • Miracles Are Made of Thisby Julia Heywood

    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...

  • Education and the Growth of Knowledgeby Ben Kotzee

    Wiley 2013; US$ 35.95 US$ 32.36

    Education and the Growth of Knowledge is a collection of original contributions from a group of eminent philosophers and philosophers of education, who sketch the implications of advances in contemporary epistemology for education.  New papers on education and social and virtue epistemology contributed by a range of eminent philosophers... more...

  • In Defense of Intuitionsby Andrew Chapman; Addison Ellis; Robert Hanna; Tyler Hildebrand; Henry W. Pickford

    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...

  • Resurrecting Old-Fashioned Foundationalismby Michael DePaul; Richard Fumerton; Laurence Bonjour; John L. Pollock; Alvin Plantinga

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 32.00

    The contributions in this volume make an important effort to resurrect a rather old fashioned form of foundationalism. They defend the position that there are some beliefs that are justified, and are not themselves justified by any further beliefs. This epistemic foundationalism has been the subject of rigorous attack by a wide range of theorists in... more...