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Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Paperback. Soames illuminates the notion of truth and the role it plays in ordinary thought and scientific theories. The questions investigated include: "Why do we need a truth predicate at all?", "What theoretical tasks does it allow us to accomplish?" and "How must we understand the content of any predicate capable of accomplishing these tasks?" Num Pages: 280 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPK; HPM; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 18. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195123357
ISBN
9780195123357

€ 39.33

Hardcover. Presents a study of Hegel's, "Phenomenology of Spirit". This book shows that an understanding of this work must be founded on an understanding of its relationship to Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason" (1781). Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPC; HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 240 x 160 x 22. Weight in Grams: 553.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199290642
ISBN
9780199290642

€ 55.20

Paperback. A new edition of Galen's text on causal theory, and the first translation of it into a modern language. Editor(s): Hankinson, R. J. Series Editor(s): Reeve, Michael; Diggle, James; Hopkinson, Neil; Powell, Jonathan; Sedley, David; Tarrant, Richard. Series: Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries. Num Pages: 368 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 21. Weight in Grams: 470.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521607131
ISBN
9780521607131

€ 69.95

Paperback. Jaakko Hintikka discusses the important problem of how knowledge is first acquired. Num Pages: 248 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 342.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521616515
ISBN
9780521616515

€ 32.81

Paperback. Simon develops a philosophy of science from a realistic perspective, metaphysics in the exercise of its critical function. Translator(s): Somin, Anthony O.; Simon, Anthony O.; Nelson, Ralph. Num Pages: 153 pages. BIC Classification: HPCF; HPK; PDA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 3233 x 5193 x 11. Weight in Grams: 241.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Fordham University Press United States
Number of pages
153
Condition
New
SKU
V9780823216222
ISBN
9780823216222

€ 34.99
€ 31.14

Hardback. Editor(s): Dasgupta, Shamik; Weslake, Brad. Series: Current Controversies in Philosophy. Num Pages: 250 pages. BIC Classification: HPJ; HPK; PDA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Format
Hardback
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
250
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138825772
ISBN
9781138825772

€ 145.53

Paperback. Descartes' Discourse, presented here in an engaging new translation, is a perfect point of entry into early modern philosophical and scientific thought.

Translator(s): Johnston, Ian. Series: Broadview Anthology of Social and Political Thought. Num Pages: 100 pages. BIC Classification: HPCD; HPK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140. Weight in Grams: 130.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Broadview Press Ltd Canada
Number of pages
100
Condition
New
SKU
V9781554813179
ISBN
9781554813179

€ 14.95

Paperback. A noted philosopher proposes a naturalistic (rather than supernaturalistic) way to solve the "really hard problem": how to live in a meaningful way--how to live a life that really matters--even as a finite material being living in a material world. Num Pages: 304 pages, 1 fig, 6 tbls illus. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 229 x 153 x 21. Weight in Grams: 414.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262512480
ISBN
9780262512480

€ 25.99
€ 20.36

Paperback. A collection of essays that explores the myths of mass culture. It deciphers the symbols and signs embedded deep in familiar aspects of modern life, unmasking the hidden ideologies and meanings which implicitly affect our thought and behaviour. Translator(s): Lavers, Annette. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: CFG; HPK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 154.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099529750
ISBN
9780099529750

€ 9.45

Paperback. Epidemiology is one of the fastest growing and increasingly important sciences. This thorough analysis lays out the conceptual foundations of epidemiology, identifying traps and setting out the benefits of properly understanding this fascinating and important discipline, as well as providing the means to do so. Series: New Directions in the Philosophy of Science. Num Pages: 203 pages, biography. BIC Classification: HPK; HPS; MBN; MBNS; PDA; YQS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 12. Weight in Grams: 295.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Edition
1st ed. 2013
Number of pages
203
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349346851
ISBN
9781349346851

€ 74.35

Paperback. Suggests that, not only can nothing ever be known, but no one can ever have a reason at all for anything. The author argues that no one can ever say, let alone believe, that anything is the case, and also proposes a radical departure from the linguistic and epistemological systems we have become accustomed to. Series: Clarendon Library of Logic & Philosophy. Num Pages: 336 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 19. Weight in Grams: 506.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1978
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198244172
ISBN
9780198244172

€ 35.10

Paperback. "Conquest of Abundance" was prepared from drafts of the manuscript left at the author's death, working notes, lectures and articles Feyerabend wrote while the larger work was in progress. It offers up exploration and insights with the charm, and sense of mischief that are his hallmarks. Editor(s): Terpstra, Bert. Num Pages: 290 pages, 15 halftones, 7 line drawings. BIC Classification: HPC; HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 156 x 229 x 23. Weight in Grams: 476.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226245348
ISBN
9780226245348

€ 26.99
€ 26.52

Hardcover. Editor(s): Bruno, G. Anthony. Num Pages: 264 pages. BIC Classification: HPCF; HPK; HRAB; JHB; PDA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138285224
ISBN
9781138285224

€ 151.95

Hardcover. Num Pages: 177 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HPK; PDA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 230 x 158 x 17. Weight in Grams: 404.
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
177
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781628088298
ISBN
9781628088298

€ 184.86
€ 176.04

Hardcover. This book is a philosophical analysis of knowledge in practices, focused on knowing how, tacit knowledge and expert knowledge. Knowing in action is argued to be more basic than propositional or theoretical knowledge. The analytical framework is pragmatist, with references to William James and Ludwig Wittgenstein. Num Pages: 315 pages. BIC Classification: HPK; JNA; JNRV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 157 x 249 x 24. Weight in Grams: 506.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631669907
ISBN
9783631669907

€ 48.99
€ 46.48

Hardcover. Num Pages: 195 pages, biography. BIC Classification: HPCF3; HPK; HRCM. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 159 x 246 x 17. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137584793
ISBN
9781137584793

€ 98.37

Hardcover. Editor(s): Ludwig, Kirk; Jankovic, Marija. Series: Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy. Num Pages: 575 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; HPK; HPM; JMH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138783638
ISBN
9781138783638

€ 228.57

Hardcover. Num Pages: 225 pages, biography. BIC Classification: HPK; HPQ; HPS; PSAD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 217 x 20. Weight in Grams: 460.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9783319397405
ISBN
9783319397405

€ 98.37

Paperback. For Descartes, minds were essentially immaterial, non-extended things. Contemporary cognitive science prides itself on having exorcised the Cartesian ghost from the biological machine. This book aims to clarify nature and scope of this thesis, and to defend its central insight that cognition is not confined to boundaries of biological individual. Series: Europaeische Hochschulschriften / European University Studies / Publications Universitaires Europeennes. Num Pages: 267 pages, 99, fig. and tables. BIC Classification: HPK; JMA; JMR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 150 x 209 x 17. Weight in Grams: 374.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631579374
ISBN
9783631579374

€ 50.99
€ 48.71

Hardcover. Num Pages: 159 pages. BIC Classification: CBWJ; HPK; JFC; JNA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 155 x 14. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433126635
ISBN
9781433126635

€ 109.12

Hardcover. This advanced textbook, now in its second edition, provides an overview of some of the main issues in contemporary epistemology. It is ideal as a set text for an advanced undergraduate or postgraduate course in epistemology, and will be of general interest to researchers in philosophy. Series: Palgrave Philosophy Today. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 141. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137526908
ISBN
9781137526908

€ 77.90

Paperback. This text debates the question: "Does reliance on reason require an unreasonable faith in reason?" Fideists (advocates of faith) argue that there are beliefs and commitments that are necessarily beyond reason. Num Pages: 280 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 153 x 20. Weight in Grams: 458.
Publisher
Open Court Publishing Co ,U.S.
Number of pages
280
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Condition
New
SKU
V9780812692839
ISBN
9780812692839

€ 20.89

Paperback. This volume introduces readers to the main philosophical issues of measurement in medicine, illustrating the connections between the natural and social sciences by integrating essays on causation, measuring instruments and issues of measurement and policy. Editor(s): McClimans, Leah. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: HPK; HPS; PDA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield International
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783488483
ISBN
9781783488483

€ 40.99
€ 37.57

Hardcover. Epistemic Principles: A Primer of the Theory of Knowledge presents a compact account of the basic principles of the theory of knowledge. Series: American University Studies. Num Pages: 172 pages. BIC Classification: HPK; HPL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 157 x 231 x 2. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781433135477
ISBN
9781433135477

€ 76.75

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