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  1. Durkheim, Bernard and Epistemology

    By Paul Q. Hirst

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Emile Durkheim

    This title, first published in 1975, contains two complimentary studies by Paul Q. Hirst: the first based on Claude Bernard’s theory of scientific knowledge, and the second concerning Emile Durkheim’s attempt to provide a philosophical foundation for a scientific sociology in The Rules of...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Guidebook to Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding

    By E. J. Lowe

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    John Locke is widely acknowledged as the most important figure in the history of English philosophy and An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is his greatest intellectual work, emphasising the importance of experience for the formation of knowledge. The Routledge Guidebook to Locke’s Essay...

    Published January 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Contrastivism in Philosophy

    Edited by Martijn Blaauw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Contrastivism can be applied to a variety of problems within philosophy, and as such, it can be coherently seen as a unified movement. This volume brings together state-of-the-art research on the contrastive treatment of philosophical concepts and questions, including knowledge, belief, free will,...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Powers and Capacities in Philosophy

    The New Aristotelianism

    Edited by John Greco, Ruth Groff

    Powers and Capacities in Philosophy is designed to stake out an emerging, discipline-spanning neo-Aristotelian framework grounded in realism about causal powers. The volume brings together for the first time original essays by leading philosophers working on powers in relation to metaphysics,...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Disagreement and Skepticism

    Edited by Diego E. Machuca

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    The thirteen essays in this volume explore for the first time the possible skeptical implications of disagreement in different areas and from different perspectives, with an emphasis in the current debate about the epistemic significance of disagreement. They represent a new contribution to the...

    Published December 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Epistemology

    Edited by Ram Neta

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    For those working in Epistemology dizzying questions such as the following arise: • When are beliefs rational, or justified? • How should we update our beliefs in the light of new evidence? • Is it possible to gain knowledge, or justification? • How do we know what we know, and why do we care...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Disjunctivism

    Disjunctive Accounts in Epistemology and in the Philosophy of Perception

    Edited by Marcus Willaschek

    Does perception provide us with direct and unmediated access to the world around us? The so-called 'argument from illusion ' has traditionally been supposed to show otherwise: from the subject's point of view, perceptual illusions are often indistinguishable from veridical perceptions; hence,...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Arguing About Science

    Edited by Alexander Bird, James Ladyman

    Series: Arguing About Philosophy

    Arguing About Science is an outstanding, engaging introduction to the essential topics in philosophy of science, edited by two leading experts in the field. This exciting and innovative anthology contains a selection of classic and contemporary readings that examine a broad range of issues, from...

    Published August 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Thought Experiments in Science, Philosophy, and the Arts

    Edited by Melanie Frappier, Letitia Meynell, James Robert Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    From Lucretius throwing a spear beyond the boundary of the universe to Einstein racing against a beam of light, thought experiments stand as a fascinating challenge to the necessity of data in the empirical sciences. Are these experiments, conducted uniquely in our imagination, simply rhetorical...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge