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Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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The Ego Tunnel: The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self

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The Ego Tunnel: The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self

Thomas Metzinger

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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A radical rethinking of the nature of consciousness [more]

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Epistemology: A Beginner's Guide

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Epistemology: A Beginner's Guide

Robert M. Martin

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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Epistemology is the philosophical study of knowledge. Without knowledge, scientific enquiry is meaningless and we can't analyse... [more]

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Mythologies

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Mythologies

Roland Barthes

Semantics; Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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'Barthes' purpose is to tear away masks and demystify the signs, signals and symbols of the language of mass culture' The... [more]

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Our Knowledge of the External World

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Our Knowledge of the External World

Bertrand Russell

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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Presents a compilation of lectures the author delivered in the US which questions the very relevance and legitimacy of philosophy.... [more]

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An Essay concerning Human Understanding

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An Essay concerning Human Understanding

John Locke

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

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In his Essay, John Locke sets out his theory of knowledge and how we acquire it. He shows how all our ideas are grounded... [more]

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Critique of Judgement

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Critique of Judgement

Immanuel Kant

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of religion

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Kant's Critique of Judgement analyses our experience of the beautiful and the sublime in relation to nature, morality, and... [more]

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An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

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An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

David Hume

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

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The Enquiry considers the origin and processes of human thought and argues that we should liberate ourselves from the 'superstition'... [more]

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A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge

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A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge

George Berkeley

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

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If a tree falls in the forest and no one is present to hear it, does it make a sound? It does not, according to George Berkeley,... [more]

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Critique of Pure Reason

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Critique of Pure Reason

Immanuel Kant

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

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An entirely new, accurate and informative English translation of this epochal philosophical text. Its simple, direct style... [more]

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An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

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An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

David Hume

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

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New edition, designed especially for the student reader. With a substantial introduction explaining the historical and intellectual... [more]

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The Fabric of Reality

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The Fabric of Reality

David Deutsch

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

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A synthesis of ideas uniting quantum theory, and the theories of computation, knowledge and evolution. It explores the connections... [more]

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Scepticism: A Very Short Introduction

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Scepticism: A Very Short Introduction

Duncan Pritchard

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

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This book explores the nature of scepticism, asking when it is legitimate, for example as the driver of new ideas, and when... [more]

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The Six Secrets of Intelligence: What your education failed to teach you

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The Six Secrets of Intelligence: What your education failed to teach you...

Craig Adams

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Psychology; Philosophy & theory of education; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

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Six ideas that reveal how to see through lies, deceptions and empty rhetoric, and a warning that we currently misunderstand... [more]

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The Kuhnian Image of Science: Time for a Decisive Transformation?

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The Kuhnian Image of Science: Time for a Decisive Transformation?

Moti Mizrahi

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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The essays in this collection offer a critical examination of the arguments arguments for and against the Kuhnian image of... [more]

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Epistemology

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Epistemology

Ernest Sosa

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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In this concise book, one of the world's leading epistemologists provides a sophisticated, revisionist introduction to the... [more]

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The Logic of Information: A Theory of Philosophy as Conceptual Design

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The Logic of Information: A Theory of Philosophy as Conceptual Design

Luciano Floridi (Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information / Turing Fellow, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information / Turing Fellow, University of Oxford / The Alan Turing Institute)

Information theory; Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy: logic; Cognitivism, cognitive theory; Computer science

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Luciano Floridi presents an innovative approach to philosophy, conceived as conceptual design. His starting-point is that... [more]

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On Life

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On Life

Leo Tolstoy

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

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Although begun as an account of how one man encounters and laments his death and makes this death his own, Tolstoy's On Life... [more]

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Nonsense on Stilts

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Nonsense on Stilts

Massimo Pigliucci

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

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In this fully revised second edition, noted skeptic Massimo Pigliucci sets out to separate the fact from the fantasy in an... [more]

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Thinking Off Your Feet: How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy

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Thinking Off Your Feet: How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy...

Michael Strevens

Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy; Cognitivism, cognitive theory

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In an original defense of armchair philosophy, Michael Strevens seeks to restore philosophy to its traditional position as... [more]

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Understanding Ignorance: The Surprising Impact of What We Don't Know

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Understanding Ignorance: The Surprising Impact of What We Don't Know

Daniel R. DeNicola

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

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An exploration of what we can know about what we don't know: why ignorance is more than simply a lack of knowledge. [more]

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The Many Futures of a Decision

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The Many Futures of a Decision

Jay Lampert (Duquesne University, USA)

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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Combining two a central topics in philosophy in the 20th Century, this book considers the ethics and impact of decision-making... [more]

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Virtue, Happiness, Knowledge: Themes from the Work of Gail Fine and Terence Irwin

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Virtue, Happiness, Knowledge: Themes from the Work of Gail Fine and Terence...

David O. Brink (Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego), Susan Sauve Meyer (Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania), Christopher Shields (Shuster Professor of Philosophy, Shuster Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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Fifteen leading philosophers explore a set of themes from the pioneering work of Gail Fine and Terence Irwin in the history... [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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The Centered Mind: What the Science of Working Memory Shows Us About the Nature of Human Thought

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The Centered Mind: What the Science of Working Memory Shows Us About the...

Peter Carruthers (University of Maryland)

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind; Psychology; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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Peter Carruthers challenges the central assumptions of many philosophers on reflective thinking and consciousness. He draws... [more]

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Truth: Ideas in Profile

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Truth: Ideas in Profile

Simon Blackburn

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

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The world's leading thinker on truth explains what it is and why it matters in every important aspect of life [more]

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