Epistemology

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Opining Beauty Itself

Argues that Plato thinks that ordinary people grapple with the Forms and can make epistemological progress, even if they never achieve knowledge.

Plato's Stranger

Meditation on the character of the Eleatic Stranger in Plato's late dialogues, arguing that the prominent place afforded to this foreigner—the other—represents an important philosophical and political legacy regarding the way thought, and life in the community, is understood.

One over Many

Corrective intervention in Plato's metaphysics replacing the standard view of Plato as a metaphysical dualist with a novel and revolutionary paradigm of unitary pluralism in a single reality built on ontological diversity.

God the Created

Develops a creative and provocative new model of God that brings together insights from both process theology and ground-of-being theology.

Making the Case

Analyzes the value of using case-based methodologies to address contemporary social justice issues in philosophy.

Manufactured Uncertainty

By Lorraine Code
Subjects: Philosophy

Wide-ranging critique of the epistemological and ethical assumptions that underlie contemporary debates concerning climate change.

Epistemic Responsibility

By Lorraine Code
Subjects: Philosophy

Develops a new kind of epistemological position that highlights virtue over more standard epistemological theories.

Being Measured

Advances an interpretation of Aristotle’s theory of truth in terms of accurate measurement.

Atomistic Intuitions

An English translation of Bachelard's sixth book, in which he seeks to develop a metaphysical context for modern atomistic science.

Partial Truths and Our Common Future

Argues that a pluralistic understanding of truth can foster productive conversations about common concerns involving religion, science, ethics, politics, economics, and ecology without falling into relativism.

Entanglements

Presents strikingly original and contemporary answers to the most traditional philosophical problems in epistemology, ethics, aesthetics, and political theory.

Kant and Aristotle

By Marco Sgarbi
Subjects: Philosophy

A historical and philosophical reassessment of the impact of Aristotle and early-modern Aristotelianism on the development of Kant’s transcendental philosophy.

Truth and Interpretation

A resolute defense of philosophy and hermeneutics against the threats of dogmatism and relativism.

Ontological Humility

Explores ontological humility in the history of philosophy, from Descartes to contemporary gender and race theory.

Psychoanalysis at the Limit

Edited by Jon Mills
Subjects: Philosophy

Examines the question of science, epistemology, and unconscious experience in psychoanalytic theory and practice.

Styles of Thought

By David Weissman
Subjects: Philosophy

Differentiates inquiry from interpretation in order to secure a foundation for truth.

Adorno

Examines the role of experience within Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology.

Epistemology

A comprehensive introduction to the theory of knowledge.

Wittgenstein's Account of Truth

Explores the complex nature of truth in Wittgenstein’s philosophy.

Engendering Rationalities

Cutting edge feminist investigations of rationality.

Selection Theory and Social Construction

Top scholars examine the work of Donald T. Campbell, one of the first to emphasize the social structure of science.

Transpersonal Knowing

The freshest and most respected thinkers in transpersonal psychology explore the myriad pathways to knowledge.

Human Sciences

Offers historical and philosophical arguments for treating the humanities as sciences.

Metaphysics and Its Task

Systematically analyzes the nature of metaphysics.

Of Two Minds

Proposes a resolution to the paradox of inquiry, originally formulated in Plato's Meno and most recently the focus of the "logic of discovery" debate in the philosophy of science.

Epistemological Issues in Classical Chinese Philosophy

This book shows that classic Chinese philosophy is as rational as Western approaches dealing with the problems of logic, epistemology, language analysis, and linguistic topics from a philosophical point ...

Scientific Discovery

Kantorovich analyzes the notion of discovery. He views the process as inference and questions whether there is logic or method to discovery. He provides an alternative perspective on scientific discovery ...

The Life of Irony and the Ethics of Belief

Wisdo concludes that the fragility of religious belief is due to the unavoidable irony intrinsic to the religious life.

The Principles of Epistemology in Islamic Philosophy

This book aims to present to western philosophers the most important theme in Islamic epistemology: knowledge by presence, the knowledge that results from immediate and intuitive awarenes, advocated by ...

Rationalized Epistemology

This book examines skeptical problems originally raised by Descartes and Hume and currently discussed in philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, metaphysics, and epistemology. It answers the basic ...

Faith and Reason from Plato to Plantinga

This book traces the historical lineages of Alvin Plantinga's religious epistemology from Plato through Augustine and Calvin. It focuses upon this epistemology as a philosophical interpretation of what ...