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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.

Metaphysics and Its Task

Systematically analyzes the nature of metaphysics.

Knowing and Value

Offers a postmodern theory of knowledge based on an ecological worldview that stresses real relations and the pervasiveness of values.

Transformations in Consciousness

This book presents a philosophy that includes the enlightenment experience--a philosophy grounded on the authority of direct realization resulting from transformation in consciousness.

Reason, Regulation, and Realism

This book develops a new naturalist theory of reason and scientific knowledge from a synthesis of philosophy and the new sciences of complex adaptive systems. In particular, the theory of partially self-organizing ...

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 ...