Argues that Plato thinks that ordinary people grapple with the Forms and can make epistemological progress, even if they never achieve knowledge.
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.
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.
Develops a creative and provocative new model of God that brings together insights from both process theology and ground-of-being theology.
Analyzes the value of using case-based methodologies to address contemporary social justice issues in philosophy.
Wide-ranging critique of the epistemological and ethical assumptions that underlie contemporary debates concerning climate change.
Develops a new kind of epistemological position that highlights virtue over more standard epistemological theories.
Advances an interpretation of Aristotle’s theory of truth in terms of accurate measurement.
An English translation of Bachelard's sixth book, in which he seeks to develop a metaphysical context for modern atomistic science.
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.
Presents strikingly original and contemporary answers to the most traditional philosophical problems in epistemology, ethics, aesthetics, and political theory.
A historical and philosophical reassessment of the impact of Aristotle and early-modern Aristotelianism on the development of Kant’s transcendental philosophy.
A resolute defense of philosophy and hermeneutics against the threats of dogmatism and relativism.
Explores ontological humility in the history of philosophy, from Descartes to contemporary gender and race theory.
Examines the question of science, epistemology, and unconscious experience in psychoanalytic theory and practice.
Differentiates inquiry from interpretation in order to secure a foundation for truth.
Examines the role of experience within Adorno’s philosophy of language and epistemology.
A comprehensive introduction to the theory of knowledge.
Explores the complex nature of truth in Wittgenstein’s philosophy.
Cutting edge feminist investigations of rationality.
Top scholars examine the work of Donald T. Campbell, one of the first to emphasize the social structure of science.
The freshest and most respected thinkers in transpersonal psychology explore the myriad pathways to knowledge.
Offers historical and philosophical arguments for treating the humanities as sciences.
Systematically analyzes the nature of metaphysics.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Wisdo concludes that the fragility of religious belief is due to the unavoidable irony intrinsic to the religious life.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...