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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. A Hindu Critique of Buddhist Epistemology

    Kumarila on Perception: The 'Determination of Perception' Chapter of Kumarila Bhatta's <I>Slokavarttika </I>- Translation and Commentary

    By John Taber

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    This is a translation of the chapter on perception of Kumarilabhatta's magnum opus, the Slokavarttika, one of the central texts of the Hindu response to the criticism of the logical-epistemological school of Buddhist thought. In an extensive commentary, the author explains the course of the...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Epistemology Modalized

    By Kelly Becker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book sets out first to explain how two fairly recent developments in philosophy, externalism and modalism, provide the basis for a promising account of knowledge, and then works through the different modalized epistemologies extant in the literature, assessing their strengths and weaknesses....

    Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Philosophy of Curiosity

    By Ilhan Inan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Ilhan Inan questions the classical definition of curiosity as a desire to know. Working in an area where epistemology and philosophy of language overlap, Inan forges a link between our ability to become aware of our ignorance and our linguistic aptitude to construct terms referring to...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Kant, Foucault, and Forms of Experience

    By Marc Djaballah

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This study presents the theoretical apparatus of Foucault’s early historical analyses as a version of Kantian criticism. In an initial textual exposition, the author attempts to distill a unified discursive practice from Kant’s theoretical writings, arguing for Foucault’s proximity to Kant on the...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Civility in Politics and Education

    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    This book examines the concept of civility and the conditions of civil disagreement in politics and education. Although many assume that civility is merely polite behavior, it functions to aid rational discourse. Building on this basic assumption, the book offers multiple accounts of civility and...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Ethics, Knowledge and Truth in Sports Research

    An Epistemology of Sport

    By Graham McFee

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    The study of sport is characterised by its inter-disciplinarity, with researchers drawing on apparently incompatible research traditions and ethical benchmarks in the natural sciences and the social sciences, depending on their area of specialisation. In this groundbreaking study, Graham McFee...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge