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Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

Paperback. Brings together case studies and theoretical reflections on the history and epistemology of the life sciences by Hans-Jorg Rheinberger, one of the foremost philosophers of science. Series: Experimental Futures. Num Pages: 352 pages, 43 illustrations, 2 tables. BIC Classification: HPK; PDA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 490.
Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822345756
ISBN
9780822345756

€ 29.99
€ 26.59

Hardcover. Modern thinkers have often declared the end, or even the "death," of the subject and have been searching for new ways of "being a self." This volume of essays guides the reader through, but also beyond, the crises of modernity and postmodernity, toward an attempt to "resurrect" the subject in new forms. Editor(s): Schmidt, Christoph; Mack, Merav; German, Andy R. Num Pages: 255 pages. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 206 x 147 x 25. Weight in Grams: 476.
Publisher
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Unabridged edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781443856744
ISBN
9781443856744

€ 51.38
€ 10.05

Paperback. Any sound practical philosophy must be clear on practical concepts - concepts, in particular, of life, action, and practice. This work considers life, action, and practice successively, attempting to exhibit these interrelated concepts as pure categories of thought, and to show how a proper exposition of them must be Aristotelian in character. Num Pages: 240 pages, 1 table. BIC Classification: HPK; HPL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 236 x 15. Weight in Grams: 426.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674063983
ISBN
9780674063983

€ 29.99
€ 28.36

Paperback. The author of the classic philosophical treatment of love reflects on the trajectory, over decades, of his thoughts on love and other topics. Series: Irving Singer Library. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: HPCB; HPK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 132 x 12. Weight in Grams: 174.
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262516174
ISBN
9780262516174

€ 25.99
€ 20.92

Paperback. Num Pages: 530 pages. BIC Classification: DSB; HPCF3; HPK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 225 x 31. Weight in Grams: 770.
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783039109166
ISBN
9783039109166

€ 75.43

Paperback. There are fundamental changes in the ways in which scientific, social and cultural knowledge is produced. The book shows how this trend marks a distinct shift towards a new mode of knowledge production which is replacing or reforming established institutions, disciplines, practices and policies. Num Pages: 192 pages, tables, figures, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: HPK; JNA; PDR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 140 x 12. Weight in Grams: 252.
Publisher
SAGE Publications Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9780803977945
ISBN
9780803977945

€ 50.31

Hardcover. The first comparative study of the sceptical reception of representationalism in medieval and early modern thought. Num Pages: 302 pages, 4 b/w illus. BIC Classification: HBJD; HPCB; HPCD; HPK. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107181625
ISBN
9781107181625

€ 87.65

Paperback. We often talk about groups believing, knowing, and testifying. Epistemic claims of this sort are of significant consequence, given that they bear on the moral and legal responsibilities of collective entities. A team of leading experts in the field present new, cutting edge theories, insights, and approaches in collective epistemology. Editor(s): Lackey, Jennifer. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: HPK; HPQ; HPS; LAB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 236 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199665808
ISBN
9780199665808

€ 37.59

Paperback. This text proposes a theory of evolving ways of knowing that allows a view of adult development similar to that of child development: an open-ended process, born of the dynamic interaction of cultural demands and emerging mental capabilities. Num Pages: 416 pages, 12 line illustrations, 13 tables. BIC Classification: HPK; JMA; JMS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 156 x 28. Weight in Grams: 612.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674445888
ISBN
9780674445888

€ 38.99
€ 37.54

Paperback. Drawing on esoteric, spritual and philosophical thought, this book considers the all-important question -- why are we here? -- and offers a counter-argument to the current nihilsm prevalent in our world. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: HPK; PDA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 161 x 20. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
Floris Books
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782500025
ISBN
9781782500025

€ 25.99
€ 19.55

Hardcover. Blake E. Hestir's examination of Plato's conception of truth challenges a long tradition of interpretation in ancient scholarship. Num Pages: 278 pages. BIC Classification: HPCA; HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107132320
ISBN
9781107132320

€ 91.33

Hardcover. 'The Comprehensibility of the Universe' puts forward a radically new conception of science. Nicholas Maxwell argues that the prevailing view of the relation between scientific theory and evidence is untenable; he calls for a new orthodoxy which sees science as making a hierarchy of assumptions about the comprehensibility of the universe. Num Pages: 332 pages, 7 figures, tables. BIC Classification: HPJ; HPK; PDA; PGC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 166 x 23. Weight in Grams: 654. Clean copy with minor shelf wear. Fine in fine dustjacket
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KOC0010883
ISBN
9780198237761

€ 25.00

Hardcover. Series: Bloomsbury Critical Introductions to Contemporary Metaphysics. Num Pages: 232 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 519.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472524263
ISBN
9781472524263

€ 98.65

Perfect Paperback. Contains essays on the subject of complexity. Num Pages: 127 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 162 x 10. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Hampton Press United States
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9781572738010
ISBN
9781572738010

€ 36.15

Paperback. How do we know what we 'know'? How did we - as individuals and as a society - come to accept certain knowledge as fact? This title questions the reliability of our assumptions on knowledge. It investigates the relationship between 'individual' and 'scientific' knowledge. Series: Routledge Classics. Num Pages: 480 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 215 x 139 x 34. Weight in Grams: 616.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415474443
ISBN
9780415474443

€ 22.55

Paperback. Epistemology, or 'the theory of knowledge', is concerned with how we know what we know, what justifies us in believing what we believe, and what standards of evidence we should use in seeking truths about the world and human experience. This title explains the concepts and theories central to understanding knowledge. Series: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy. Num Pages: 432 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 26. Weight in Grams: 678.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
3rd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415879231
ISBN
9780415879231

€ 55.80

Paperback. Much of what we know we cannot say. And much of what we do we cannot describe. For example, how do we know how to ride a bike when we can't explain how we do it? These abilities, which we are unable to articulate, were labeled "tacit knowledge" by chemist and philosopher Michael Polanyi. This book analyzes the term, and the behavior, in detail. Num Pages: 200 pages, 3 halftones, 7 line drawings, 6 tables. BIC Classification: HPK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 164 x 12. Weight in Grams: 288. 200 pages, 3 halftones, 7 line drawings, 6 tables. Much of what we know we cannot say. And much of what we do we cannot describe. For example, how do we know how to ride a bike when we can't explain how we do it? These abilities, which we are unable to articulate, were labeled "tacit knowledge" by chemist and philosopher Michael Polanyi. This book analyzes the term, and the behavior, in detail. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: HPK. Dimension: 233 x 164 x 12. Weight: 284.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226004211
ISBN
9780226004211

€ 25.99
€ 25.54

Paperback. Num Pages: 208 pages, 13 b&w illus. BIC Classification: CFDC; GTR; HPK; HPM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 138 x 203 x 16. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
The MIT Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262529815
ISBN
9780262529815

€ 23.99
€ 19.13

Paperback. "A Treatise of Human Nature" (1739-40), David Hume's comprehensive attempt to base philosophy on a new, observationally grounded study of human nature, is one of the most important texts in Western philosophy. This volume offers the Treatise, Hume's abstract, annotation and explanation. Editor(s): Norton, David Fate; Norton, Mary J. Series: Oxford Philosophical Texts. Num Pages: 744 pages, 2 line illustrations. BIC Classification: HPCD; HPK. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 41. Weight in Grams: 1162.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
624
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198751724
ISBN
9780198751724

€ 37.43

Paperback. Suitable for students who approach Descartes from the point of view of his philosophy of science. Translator(s): Clarke, Desmond M. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HPC; HPK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 128 x 16. Weight in Grams: 190.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140446999
ISBN
9780140446999

€ 13.99
€ 11.37

Paperback. Presents a systematic conception of knowledge as a kind of mental state. This book looks at philosophical problems such as: scepticism, evidence, probability and assertion, realism and anti-realism, and the limits of what can be known. Num Pages: 352 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: HPJ; HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 19. Weight in Grams: 540.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199256563
ISBN
9780199256563

€ 29.99
€ 29.94

Paperback. What can we never do? The end of each century leads to a stocktaking of human achievement and our expectations about the future. This book looks at what limits there might be to human discovery and what we might find, ultimately, to be unknowable, undoable, or unthinkable. Num Pages: 304 pages, facsimiles. BIC Classification: HPK; PDA; PDR; PGK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
VINTAGE London
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099772118
ISBN
9780099772118

€ 15.99
€ 13.01

Paperback. How should we make choices when we know so little about our futures? L. A. Paul argues that we must view life decisions as choices to make discoveries about the nature of experience. Her account of transformative experience holds that part of the value of living authentically is to experience our lives and preferences in whatever ways they evolve. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: HPK; HPM; HPQ; JMR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 139 x 215 x 16. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198777311
ISBN
9780198777311

€ 23.13

Paperback. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: HPCA; HPCB; HPJ; HPK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 201 x 27. Weight in Grams: 342.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141983844
ISBN
9780141983844

€ 16.99
€ 13.61