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Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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Textual Narratives and a New Metaphysics

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Textual Narratives and a New Metaphysics

Raymond T. Shorthouse

Literature: history & criticism; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Hardback

This text discusses the idea that the decline of storytelling coincides with the breakdown and fragmentation of temporal unity... [more]

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Current Controversies in Philosophy of Religion

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Current Controversies in Philosophy of Religion

Paul Draper

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

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While orthodox religion by its very nature is conservative, philosophy at its best is inherently radical. It challenges authority,... [more]

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A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor: A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions in Medicine

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A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor: A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions...

Dien Ho

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Public health & preventive medicine; Philosophy of science

Hardback

This book sheds light on important philosophical assumptions made by professionals working in clinical and research medicine.... [more]

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Conspiracy Theories: The Philosophical Debate

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Conspiracy Theories: The Philosophical Debate

David Coady

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

Paperback

Aimed at a broad philosophical community, including epistemologists, political philosophers, and philosophers of history,... [more]

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Revival: Leibniz (2001)

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Revival: Leibniz (2001)

Catherine Wilson

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

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This title was first published in 2001. A collection of previously published essays addressed to Leibniz's metaphysics, philosophy... [more]

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Williamson on Modality

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Williamson on Modality

Juhani Yli-Vakkuri (University of Oslo, Norway), Mark McCullagh (University of Guelph, Canada)

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

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Timothy Williamson is one of the most influential living philosophers working in the areas of logic and metaphysics. His work... [more]

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Phenomenology and Naturalism

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Phenomenology and Naturalism

Rafael Winkler (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Paperback

At present, `naturalism' is arguably the dominant trend in both Anglo-American and European philosophy. Owing to the influence... [more]

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Revival: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and the Origins of Meaning (2001): Pre-Reflective Intentionality in the Psychoanalytic View of the Mind

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Revival: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and the Origins of Meaning (2001): Pre-Reflective...

David Snelling

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Psychology

Paperback

This title was first published in 2001. Drawing on recent work in the philosophy of psychoanalysis, and on considerations... [more]

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Revival: Self-Identity and Personal Autonomy (2001): An Analytical Anthropology

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Revival: Self-Identity and Personal Autonomy (2001): An Analytical Anthropology...

Stefaan E. Cuypers

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

Paperback

This title was first published in 2001: We are all persons or selves. But what exactly does it mean that we possess an identity... [more]

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Time and the Philosophy of Action

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Time and the Philosophy of Action

Roman Altshuler (Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, USA), Michael J. Sigrist (George Washington University, USA)

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind

Paperback

Although scholarship in philosophy of action has grown in recent years, there has been little work explicitly dealing with... [more]

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Prototyping Cultures: Art, Science and Politics in Beta

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Prototyping Cultures: Art, Science and Politics in Beta

Alberto Corsin Jimenez

History of Art & Design Styles; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Cultural studies; Anthropology; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

Prototypes have acquired much prominence and visibility in recent times. Software development is perhaps the case in point,... [more]

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The End of Morality: Taking Moral Abolitionism Seriously

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The End of Morality: Taking Moral Abolitionism Seriously

Richard Joyce (Victoria University of Wellington), Richard Garner

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social, group or collective psychology; Philosophy of science

Paperback

According to the moral error theorist, all moral judgments are mistaken. The world just doesn't contain the properties and... [more]

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Freedom: Its Meaning

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Freedom: Its Meaning

Ruth Nanda Anshen

Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Hardback

Originally published in 1942 this book brings together contribution from some of the finest thinkers and philosophers of the... [more]

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Skepticism: From Antiquity to the Present

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Skepticism: From Antiquity to the Present

Diego Machuca (Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas, Argentina), Baron Reed (Northwestern University, USA)

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

Paperback

Skepticism: From Antiquity to the Present is an authoritative and up-to-date survey of the entire history of skepticism. Divided... [more]

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Freedom: Negative and Positive Conceptions

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Freedom: Negative and Positive Conceptions

Yildiz Silier

Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Social & political philosophy; Marxism & Communism

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Isaiah Berlin made a now classic distinction between negative and positive conceptions of freedom. This book, first published... [more]

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Causation, Freedom and Determinism: An Attempt to Solve the Causal Problem Through a Study of its Origins in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

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Causation, Freedom and Determinism: An Attempt to Solve the Causal Problem...

Mortimer Taube

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

Paperback

This book, first published in 1936, divides into roughly two parts: a re-examination of historical material; and a positive... [more]

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Thought and Reality - Hegelianism and Advaita

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Thought and Reality - Hegelianism and Advaita

Poolla Tirupati Raju

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy: logic

Paperback

This work is a contribution to certain aspects of idealistic philosophy. It is a comparative study, yet it is not a comparison... [more]

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The Instrument of Science: Scientific Anti-Realism Revitalised

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The Instrument of Science: Scientific Anti-Realism Revitalised

Darrell P. Rowbottom (Lingnan University, Hong Kong)

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

Hardback

Roughly, instrumentalism is the view that science is primarily, and should primarily be, an instrument for furthering our... [more]

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Education and Expertise

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Education and Expertise

Mark Addis, Christopher Winch

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

Paperback

The relevance of expertise to professional education and practice is explored in this collection of original contributions... [more]

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Mind, Body, and Morality: New Perspectives on Descartes and Spinoza

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Mind, Body, and Morality: New Perspectives on Descartes and Spinoza

Martina Reuter (University of Jyvaskyla, Finland), Frans Svensson (Stockholm University, Sweden)

Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Hardback

The turn of the millennium has been marked by new developments in the study of early modern philosophy. In particular, the... [more]

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The Madness of Knowledge: On Wisdom, Ignorance and Fantasies of Knowing

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The Madness of Knowledge: On Wisdom, Ignorance and Fantasies of Knowing...

Steven Connor

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Hardback

Many human beings have considered the powers and the limits of human knowledge, but few have wondered about the power that... [more]

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The Nature of Things

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The Nature of Things

Anthony M. Quinton

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

Hardback

Originally published in 1973. In this systematic treatise, Anthony Quinton examines the concept of substance, a philosophical... [more]

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The Act and Object of Judgment: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives

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The Act and Object of Judgment: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives...

Brian Ball, Christoph Schuringa

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Hardback

This book presents 12 original essays on historical and contemporary philosophical discussions of judgment. The central issues... [more]

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Epistemic Angst: Radical Skepticism and the Groundlessness of Our Believing

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Epistemic Angst: Radical Skepticism and the Groundlessness of Our Believing...

Duncan Pritchard, Duncan Pritchard

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Paperback

Epistemic Angst offers a completely new solution to the ancient philosophical problem of radical skepticism-the challenge... [more]

$49.99

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Quest for the Unity of Knowledge

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Quest for the Unity of Knowledge

David Lowenthal

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; History of ideas; Philosophy & theory of education

Paperback

Is unity of knowledge possible? Is it desirable? Two rival visions clash. One seeks a single way of explaining everything... [more]

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