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Generational Feminism: New Materialist Introduction to a Generative Approach

by Iris van der Tuin

Iris van der Tuin redirects the notion of generational logic in feminism away from its simplistic conception as conflict towards a more nuanced conception of the methodology's useful structures. Experimenting...


The Pragmatists and the Human Logic of Truth

by Claudine Tiercelin

The expression “human logic of truth” is Frank P. Ramsey’s:“Let us therefore try to get an idea of a human logic which shall not attempt to be reducible to formal logic. Logic, we may agree, is concerned...


Dialogues on Relativism, Absolutism, and Beyond: Four Days in India

by Michael Krausz

What is truth, goodness, or beauty? Can we really define these concepts without the idea of a frame of reference? In the newest addition to the New Dialogues in Philosophy series, Michael Krausz presents fictional...


Truth and Skepticism

by Robert Almeder

Robert Almeder provides a comprehensive discussion and definitive refutation of our common conception of truth as a necessary condition for knowledge of the world, and to defend in detail an epistemic conception...


Philosophical Writings of Peirce

by Charles S. Peirce & Justus Buchler

Arranged and integrated to reveal epistemology, phenomenology, theory of signs, other major topics. Includes "The Fixation of Beliefs," "How to Make Our Ideas Clear," and "The Criterion of Validity in Reasoning."...


Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A powerful, passionate explanation of the roots of social inequality, Rousseau's Discourse influenced virtually every major philosopher of the Enlightenment. It remains among the 18th-century's most provocative...


Autonomy and the Situated Self: A Challenge to Bioethics

by Rachel Haliburton

Autonomy and the Situated Self offers a critique of contemporary mainstream bioethics and proposes an alternative framework for the exploration of bioethical issues.


Resurrecting Old-Fashioned Foundationalism

by Michael DePaul, John L. Pollock, Laurence BonJour & Alvin Plantinga et al.

The contributions in this volume make an important effort to resurrect a rather old fashioned form of foundationalism. They defend the position that there are some beliefs that are justified, and are not themselves...


The Legitimacy of Miracle

by Robert A. Larmer

The Legitimacy of Miracle defends the view that miracles, in the strong sense of being events produced by a supernatural agent overriding the usual course of nature, can take place without violating any laws...


Much Ado About Nonexistence: Fiction and Reference

by Avrum Stroll & Hatem Rushdy

Fiction, Reference, and Nonexistence contains a new, contemporary theory of fiction and discusses the connection between language and reality. Martinich and Stroll, two of America's leading philosophers, explore...


Relational Remembering: Rethinking the Memory Wars

by Sue Campbell

This book offers a feminist philosophical analysis of contemporary public skepticism about women's memories of past harm. It concentrates primarily on writings associated with the False Memory Syndrome Foundation...


Skepticism and the Veil of Perception

by Michael Huemer

This book develops and defends a version of direct realism: the thesis that perception gives us direct awareness, and non-inferential knowledge, of the external world. Huemer rebuts the main arguments used by...


Latin American Perspectives on Globalization: Ethics, Politics, and Alternative Visions

by Mario Sáenz, Debra A. Castillo, Santiago Castro-Gómez & Rafael Cervantes Martínez et al.

From the most prominent thinkers in Latin American philosophy, literature, politics, and social science comes a challenge to conventional theories of globalization. The contributors to this volume imagine a...


Theories of Mind: An Introductory Reader

by Maureen Eckert

Intended for introductory classes focusing on philosophy of mind, Theories of Mind includes readings from primary sources, edited to suit the needs of the beginner. Edited selections focus on vivid examples...


Breaking with Athens: Alfarabi as Founder

by Christopher A. Colmo

This unique interpretation of Alfarabi's thought stresses the ways in which the tenth-century Arab philosopher self-consciously broke the metaphysical tradition that began with Plato. By examining Alfarabi's...


Plato's Cleitophon: On Socrates and the Modern Mind

by Mark Kremer

The Cleitophon has recently been discovered to be Plato's dialogue introducingThe Republic. In this volume of essays, Editor, Translator, and Author Mark Kremer introduces seminal work that understands The Cleitophon...


Making Sense: A Theory of Interpretation

by Paul Thom

Critics and artists claim the title of 'interpreter' for themselves. Scientists do not so readily describe themselves in this way. But is the formulation of explanatory hypotheses in science so different from...


Knowledge, Belief, and Character: Readings in Contemporary Virtue Epistemology

by Guy Axtell, Julia Driver, Hilary Kornblith & John Greco et al.

This is a unique collection of new and recently-published articles which debate the merits of virtue-theoretic approaches to the core epistemological issues of knowledge and justified belief. The readings all...


Restoring the Foundations of Epistemic Justification: A Direct Realist and Conceptualist Theory of Foundationalism

by Steven Porter

Against various detractors (e.g. Wilfred Sellars, Donald Davidson, etc.), this book develops a foundationalist theory of epistemic justification. In contrast with Laurence BonJour and borrowing from John McDowell,...


Persistence through Time in Spinoza

by Jason Waller

This book is the first book-length study of the nature of time and persistence in Spinoza. It will be of interest to anyone interested in Modern Philosophy or Metaphysics.