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I Am Not I

by Jacob Needleman

Seeking to reconcile the split between our inner child and our adult self, eminent philosopher and religious scholar Jacob Needleman evokes the ancient spiritual tradition of a deep dialogue between a guiding...

Histories and Discourses: Rewriting Constructivism

by Siegfried J. Schmidt

Siegfried J. Schmidt is closely associated in Germany with the cross-disciplinary research programme of Radical Constructivism. In Histories & Discourses he carries out a change of perspective from media and...

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Ultimate Questions

by Bryan Magee

We human beings had no say in existing—we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand who we are and the world we live in. Reason takes us a long way, but mystery...

Weighing Reasons

by Errol Lord & Barry Maguire

In recent decades normative reasons-considerations that count in favor of one thing or another-have come to the theoretical fore in ethics and epistemology. A major attraction of normative reasons is that they...

On Twenty-Five Years of Social Epistemology: A Way Forward

by James H. Collier

This edited collection charts the development of, and prospects for, conceiving knowledge as a social phenomenon. The origin, aims and growth of the journal Social Epistemology, founded in 1987, serves to anchor...

Social Epistemology and Technology: Toward Public Self-Awareness Regarding Technological Mediation

by Frank Scalambrino

This book examines the social epistemological issues relating to technology for the sake of providing insights toward public self-awareness and informing matters of education, policy, and public deliberation....

Epistemic Angst: Radical Skepticism and the Groundlessness of Our Believing

by Duncan Pritchard

Epistemic Angst offers a completely new solution to the ancient philosophical problem of radical skepticism—the challenge of explaining how it is possible to have knowledge of a world external to us.


Mathematical Knowledge and the Interplay of Practices

by José|| Ferreirós

This book presents a new approach to the epistemology of mathematics by viewing mathematics as a human activity whose knowledge is intimately linked with practice. Charting an exciting new direction in the philosophy...

Journalism and the Philosophy of Truth: Beyond Objectivity and Balance

by Jesse Owen Hearns-Branaman

This book bridges a gap between discussions about truth, human understanding, and epistemology in philosophical circles, and debates about objectivity, bias, and truth in journalism. It examines four major philosophical...

Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction

by Jens Zimmermann

Hermeneutics is the branch of knowledge that deals with interpretation, a behaviour that is intrinsic to our daily lives. As humans, we decipher the meaning of newspaper articles, books, legal matters, religious...

Being and Knowing: Reflections of a Thomist

by Frederick D. Wilhelmsen & William Marshner

Frederick D. Wilhelmsen’s Being and Knowing, rooted in the philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas, rests on two basic assertions: first, metaphysics is the science of being in its first and ultimate act, existence...

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Perception

by Mohan Matthen

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Perception is a survey by leading philosophical thinkers of contemporary issues and new thinking in philosophy of perception. It includes sections on the history of the subject,...

Reasons without Persons: Rationality, Identity, and Time

by Brian Hedden

Brian Hedden defends a radical view about the relationship between rationality, personal identity, and time. On the standard view, personal identity over time plays a central role in thinking about rationality....

The World as Will and Idea - Vol. II.

by Arthur Schopenhauer

This is the second of three volumes outlining the seminal treatise by the famous German philosopher Schopenhauer on the topic of Will. Where other German philosophers are incomprehensible and obscure, Schopenhauer...

The World as Will and Idea - Vol. I.

by Arthur Schopenhauer

This is the first of three volumes outlining the seminal treatise by the famous German philosopher Schopenhauer on the topic of Will. Where other German philosophers are incomprehensible and obscure, Schopenhauer...

Action, Knowledge, and Will

by John Hyman

Human agency has four irreducibly different dimensions -- psychological, ethical, intellectual, and physical -- which the traditional idea of a will tended to conflate. Twentieth-century philosophers criticized...

Testimony: A Philosophical Introduction

by Joseph Shieber

The epistemology of testimony has experienced a growth in interest over the last twenty-five years that has been matched by few, if any, other areas of philosophy. Testimony: A Philosophical Introduction provides...

Judgment and Agency

by Ernest Sosa

Ernest Sosa extends his distinctive approach to epistemology, intertwining issues concerning the role of the will in judgment and belief with issues of epistemic evaluation. Questions about skepticism and the...

Respecting Truth: Willful Ignorance in the Internet Age

by Lee McIntyre

Throughout history, humans have always indulged in certain irrationalities and held some fairly wrong-headed beliefs. But in his newest book, philosopher Lee McIntyre shows how we've now reached a watershed...