Books in category Philosophy – Epistemology

  • Peirce on Signs

    Peirce on Signs
    Charles Sanders Peirce

    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) is rapidly becoming recognized as the greatest American philosopher.

  • Self Knowledge

    Brie Gertler

    In this outstanding introduction Brie Gertler assesses the leading theoretical approaches to self-knowledge, explaining the work of many of the key figures in the field: from Descartes and Kant, through to Bertrand Russell and Gareth Evans, …

  • Ontological Humility

    Ontological Humility
    Nancy J. Holland

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

  • Confusion

    Joseph L. CAMP

    Camp rejects this notion; his fundamental claim is that confusion is not a mental state. To attribute confusion to someone is to take up a paternalistic stance in evaluating his reasoning.

  • A Defense of Ignorance

    A Defense of Ignorance
    Cynthia Townley

    By exploring diverse and sometimes positive roles for ignorance, A Defense of Ignorance offers a revisionary approach to epistemology that challenges core assumptions about epistemic values.

  • Philosophy after Objectivity

    Philosophy after Objectivity
    Paul K. Moser

    This book uses lessons from debates over objective knowledge to characterize the kinds of reasons pertinent to philosophical and other theoretical views.

  • Fictive Theories

    Fictive Theories
    S. McManus

    Drawing on a rich range of thinkers from the traditions of political theory (Hobbes, Rousseau, Kant), deconstructive theory (Roland Barthes, Jacques Derrida) and utopian studies (Ernst Bloch), this book will be of interest to researchers, …

  • Symbolism

    Alfred North Whitehead

    Whitehead's response to the epistemological challenges of Hume and Kant in its most vivid and direct form.

  • Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Berkeley and the Principles of Human Knowledge

    Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Berkeley and the Principles of Human Knowledge
    Robert J. Fogelin

    This volume introduces and assesses: * Berkeley's life and the background to the Principles * The ideas and text in the Principles * Berkeley's continuing importance to philosophy.

  • Is Science Progressive

    Is Science Progressive?
    I. Niiniluoto

    This collection brings together several essays which have been written between the years 197 5 and 1983.

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