Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Epistemology Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 102 new and published books in the subject of Epistemology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. Descartes

    Belief, Scepticism and Virtue

    By Richard Davies

    Series: Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    Descartes is often regarded as the founder of modern philosophy, and is credited with placing at centre stage the question of what we know and how we know it. Descartes: Belief, Scepticism and Virtue seeks to reinsert his work and thought in its contemporary ethical and theological context. Richard...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tacit Knowledge

    By Neil Gascoigne, Tim Thornton

    Tacit knowledge is the form of implicit knowledge that we rely on for learning. It is invoked in a wide range of intellectual inquiries, from traditional academic subjects to more pragmatically orientated investigations into the nature and transmission of skills and expertise. Notwithstanding its...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    By Derek Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. What Holism Can Do for Social Theory

    By Barbara Hanson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book reconsiders the nature of positivist philosophy in social science theory based on classical and medieval thought in what later became "Europe." It argues that social theory is being held back by antagonistic debates over science, positivism, objectivity, and universal law - ...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Bertrand Russell's Theory of Knowledge

    By Elizabeth Ramsden Eames

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Russell

    When future generations come to analyze and survey twentieth-century philosophy as a whole, Bertrand Russell’s logic and theory of knowledge is assured a place of prime importance. Yet until this book was first published in 1969 no comprehensive treatment of his epistemology had appeared....

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Epistemology in Classical India

    The Knowledge Sources of the Nyaya School

    By Stephen H Phillips

    In this book, Phillips gives an overview of the contribution of Nyaya--the classical Indian school that defends an externalist position about knowledge as well as an internalist position about justification. Nyaya literature extends almost two thousand years and comprises hundreds of texts, and in...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Pittsburgh School of Philosophy

    Sellars, McDowell, Brandom

    By Chauncey Maher

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Maher contextualizes the work of a group of contemporary analytic philosophers—The Pittsburgh School—whose work is characterized by an interest in the history of philosophy and a commitment to normative functionalism, or the insight that to identify something as a manifestation of...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. An Introduction to the Sociology of Ignorance

    Essays on the Limits of Knowing

    Edited by Linsey McGoey

    Ignorance is typically thought of as the absence or opposite of knowledge. In global societies that equate knowledge with power, ignorance is seen as a liability that can and should be overcome through increased education and access to information. In recent years, scholars from the social sciences...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Mill’s A System of Logic

    Critical Appraisals

    Edited by Antis Loizides

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

    John Stuart Mill considered his A System of Logic, first published in 1843, the methodological foundation and intellectual groundwork of his later works in ethical, social, and political theory. Yet no book has attempted in the past to engage with the most important aspects of Mill's Logic. This...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Herbert Spencer: Legacies

    Edited by Mark Francis, Michael W. Taylor

    Herbert Spencer: Legacies explores and assesses the impact of the ideas and work of the great Victorian polymath Herbert Spencer across a wide range of disciplines. In the course of the essays a significant re-evaluation of his influence on Victorian and Edwardian thought is provided. Spencer's...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Posthumanism and Educational Research
    Edited by Nathan Snaza, John Weaver
    To Be Published August 25th 2014
  2. Herbert Spencer: Legacies
    Edited by Mark Francis, Michael W. Taylor
    To Be Published September 2nd 2014
  3. Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching
    By Derek Gottlieb
    To Be Published September 3rd 2014
  4. Descartes: The Project of Pure Enquiry
    By Bernard Williams
    To Be Published September 5th 2014
  5. Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Wittgenstein and On Certainty
    By Andy Hamilton
    To Be Published September 23rd 2014

Find more forthcoming books