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Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

Michael Blastland

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Society & Social Sciences; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Popular science

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A revolutionary new book revealing why we should doubt experts - and question ourselves [more]

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The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning

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The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning

Alexander Stern

Philosophy of language; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Popular philosophy

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Known for his essays on culture, aesthetics, and literature, Walter Benjamin also wrote on the philosophy of language. For... [more]

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Plato's Republic: A Ladybird Expert Book

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Plato's Republic: A Ladybird Expert Book

Angie Hobbs

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Social & political philosophy

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, Plato's Republic is an accessible, authoritative, and timely introduction to the influential... [more]

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The Construction of Human Kinds

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The Construction of Human Kinds

Ron Mallon, Ph.D (Associate Professor & Director of the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University, Saint Louis)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Psychology; Philosophy of science

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Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative... [more]

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy: Spinoza: Ethics: Proved in Geometrical Order

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy: Spinoza: Ethics: Proved in...

Matthew Kisner

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Spinoza's Ethics is one of the most historically and philosophically significant texts of the early modern period. This new... [more]

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What Happened in the Twentieth Century?: Towards a Critique of Extremist Reason

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What Happened in the Twentieth Century?: Towards a Critique of Extremist...

Peter Sloterdijk

History: theory & methods; Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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In this new volume, philosopher Peter Sloterdijk argues that we will never understand the 20th century if we focus on events... [more]

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Elements in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant: Kant's Power of Imagination

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Elements in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant: Kant's Power of Imagination...

Rolf-Peter Horstmann (Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind

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This Element is a study of how the power of imagination is, according to Kant, supposed to contribute to cognition. It is... [more]

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Hermeneutics: Facts and Interpretation in the Age of Information

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Hermeneutics: Facts and Interpretation in the Age of Information

John D. Caputo

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Criticism & exegesis of sacred texts

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Is anything ever not an interpretation? Does interpretation go all the way down? Is there such a thing as a pure fact... [more]

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Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge

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Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge

Mitchell S. Green

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Social, group or collective psychology; Neurosciences

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Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge takes the reader on tour of the nature, value, and limits of self-knowledge.... [more]

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Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature: Thirtieth-Anniversary Edition

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Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature: Thirtieth-Anniversary Edition

Richard Rorty

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Paperback

Includes the previously unpublished essay The philosopher as expert. [more]

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Ultimate Questions

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Ultimate Questions

Bryan Magee

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy

Paperback

We human beings had no say in existing--we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand... [more]

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The Cunning of Uncertainty

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The Cunning of Uncertainty

Helga Nowotny

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Sociology; Moral & social purpose of education; Public administration

Paperback

Uncertainty is interwoven into human existence. It is a powerful incentive in the search for knowledge and an inherent component... [more]

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In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies

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In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies

David Rieff

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind; Memory

Paperback

A leading contrarian thinker explores the ethical paradox at the heart of history's wounds [more]

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An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge

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An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge

Dan O'Brien

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Paperback

An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge, 2nd Edition guides the reader through the key issues and debates in contemporary... [more]

$39.95

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Tetralogue: I'm Right, You're Wrong

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Tetralogue: I'm Right, You're Wrong

Timothy Williamson

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Four people with radically different views meet on a train and talk about what they believe. Each starts off convinced that... [more]

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The Mind-Body Problem

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The Mind-Body Problem

Jonathan Westphal (Visiting Fellow, Yale University)

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind

Paperback

An introduction to the mind-body problem, covering all the proposed solutions and offering a powerful new one. [more]

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The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning

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The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning...

Marcelo Gleiser

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science

Paperback

<div>To be human is to want to know, but what we are able to observe is only a tiny portion of what&acirc;&euro;&trade;s &acirc;&euro;&oelig;out... [more]

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Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction

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Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction

Jens Zimmermann

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy: logic; Philosophy of mind; Psychology

Paperback

This Very Short Introduction to hermeneutics demonstrates the central role of interpretation in our daily lives. By considering... [more]

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Free: Why Science Hasn't Disproved Free Will

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Free: Why Science Hasn't Disproved Free Will

Alfred R. Mele (William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy, Florida State University)

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of science

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Has science proved that free will is an illusion? Some people say yes, citing experiments in neuroscience and psychology.... [more]

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Theaetetus

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Theaetetus

Plato

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Paperback

The Theaetetus is a seminal text in the philosophy of knowledge, acknowledged as one of Plato's finest works. Cast as a conversation... [more]

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Inventing Peace: A Dialogue on Perception

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Inventing Peace: A Dialogue on Perception

Wim Wenders, Mary Zournazi

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Paperback

In its unique style and method, Inventing Peace demonstrates an approach to peace through sacred, ethical and spiritual means,... [more]

$36.95

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A Companion to the Philosophy of Action

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A Companion to the Philosophy of Action

Timothy O'Connor, Constantine Sandis

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Paperback

A Companion to the Philosophy of Action provides a comprehensive overview of the central issues and processes relating to... [more]

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A Philosophical Guide to Chance: Physical Probability

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A Philosophical Guide to Chance: Physical Probability

Toby Handfield

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of science

Paperback

A highly accessible introduction to the philosophy of chance, primarily for students and researchers in philosophy, but also... [more]

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The Ego Trick

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The Ego Trick

Julian Baggini

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Popular philosophy

Paperback

'In this entertaining, educative and gracefully written book, Julian Baggini explores the questions of the nature of the self... [more]

$22.99

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The Oxford Handbook of Causation

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The Oxford Handbook of Causation

Helen Beebee (University of Birmingham), Christopher Hitchcock (California Institute of Technology), Peter Menzies (Macquarie University, Sydney)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy of science

Hardback

Causation is a central topic in many areas of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, ethics,... [more]

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