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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 97 new and published books in the subject of Epistemology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. What is this thing called Knowledge?

    3rd Edition

    By Duncan Pritchard

    Series: What is this thing called?

    What is knowledge? Where does it come from? What kinds of knowledge are there? Can we know anything at all? This lucid and engaging introduction grapples with these central questions in the theory of knowledge, offering a clear, non-partisan view of the main themes of epistemology. Both...

    Published September 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Philosophy for Everyone

    By Matthew Chrisman, Duncan Pritchard, Jane Suilin Lavelle, Michela Massimi, Alasdair Richmond, Dave Ward

    Philosophy for Everyone begins by explaining what philosophy is before exploring the questions and issues at the foundation of this important subject. Key topics and their areas of focus include: Epistemology - what our knowledge of the world and ourselves consists in, and how we come to have it...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Neo-Davidsonian Metaphysics

    From the True to the Good

    By Samuel C Wheeler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    Much contemporary metaphysics, moved by an apparent necessity to take reality to consist of given beings and properties, presents us with what appear to be deep problems requiring radical changes in the common sense conception of persons and the world. Contemporary meta-ethics ignores questions...

    Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Knowledge and Knowers

    Towards a realist sociology of education

    By Karl Maton

    We live in ‘knowledge societies’ and work in ‘knowledge economies’, but accounts of social change treat knowledge as homogeneous and neutral. While knowledge should be central to educational research, it focuses on processes of knowing and condemns studies of knowledge as essentialist. This book...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Philosophical Methodology: The Armchair or the Laboratory?

    Edited by Matthew C. Haug

    What methodology should philosophers follow? Should they rely on methods that can be conducted from the armchair? Or should they leave the armchair and turn to the methods of the natural sciences, such as experiments in the laboratory? Or is this opposition itself a false one? Arguments about...

    Published July 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Popper’s Critical Rationalism

    A Philosophical Investigation

    By Darrell Rowbottom

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    Popper’s Critical Rationalism presents Popper’s views on science, knowledge, and inquiry, and examines the significance and tenability of these in light of recent developments in philosophy of science, philosophy of probability, and epistemology. It develops a fresh and novel philosophical position...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Using Critical Research for Educational and Social Change

    Edited by Tricia Kress

    This volume features the works of scholar-practitioners who embrace critical pedagogy and critical research as praxis in qualitative research about education. The authors take an explicit stance toward social justice through education, and they use critical research as a vehicle toward that end.&...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Knowledge, Virtue, and Action

    Putting Epistemic Virtues to Work

    Edited by Tim Henning, David P. Schweikard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This volume brings together recent work by leading and up-and-coming philosophers on the topic of virtue epistemology. The prospects of virtue-theoretic analyses of knowledge depend crucially on our ability to give some independent account of what epistemic virtues are and what they are for. The...

    Published April 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Globalization and the Decolonial Option

    Edited by Walter D. Mignolo, Arturo Escobar

    This is the first book in English profiling the work of a research collective that evolved around the notion of "coloniality", understood as the hidden agenda and the darker side of modernity and whose members are based in South America and the United States. The project called for an...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Faith after Foundationalism

    By D.Z. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Foundationalism is the view that philosophical propositions are of two kinds, those which need supporting evidence, and those which in themselves provide the evidence which renders them irrefutable. This book, originally published 1988, describes the battle between foundationalism, which...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching
    By Derek Gottlieb
    To Be Published July 29th 2014
  2. Descartes: Belief, Scepticism and Virtue
    By Richard Davies
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  3. Herbert Spencer: Legacies
    Edited by Mark Francis, Michael Taylor
    To Be Published August 19th 2014
  4. Posthumanism and Educational Research
    Edited by Nathan Snaza, John Weaver
    To Be Published August 25th 2014
  5. Descartes: The Project of Pure Enquiry
    By Bernard Williams
    To Be Published September 5th 2014

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