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  1. The Appeal to the Given

    A Study in Epistemology

    By Jacob Joshua Ross

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1970. This work evaluates the appeal to the sensually given which played an important role in epistemological discussions during the early 20th Century. While many contemporary philosophers regarded this appeal as a mistake, there were still some who defended the notion of...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Reliability of the Cognitive Mechanism

    A Mechanist Account of Empirical Justification

    By William J. Talbott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1990. Examining epistemic justification, truth and logic, this book works towards a holistic theory of knowledge. It discusses evidence, belief, reliability and many philosophical theories surrounding the nature of true knowledge. A thorough Preface updates the main work...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Problem of Knowledge

    By Douglas Clyde Macintosh

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1916. This book reviews the common problems of philosophy and then critiques the varied epistemological theories of the time. A theory of knowledge may be either dualistic or monistic and realistic or idealistic. Examining the resulting doctrines at the beginning, this book...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Analysis of Knowledge

    By Ledger Wood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1940. Firstly, this book seeks to combine epistemology and the new developments of the time in psychology. It holds that no epistemology can be sound if it is psychologically defective, nor can a psychological analysis of knowledge be philosophically naïve. Secondly, it...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Theory of Knowledge

    An Introduction

    By A. D. Woozley

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1949. Understanding the questions is the major problem when beginning philosophy. This book does not attempt to provide the answers, but defines the questions and shows by example how they should be tackled. Subjects treated include the nature of the objects of thought and...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Scepticism and the First Person

    By Samuel Charles Coval

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1966. This book considers the perceived asymmetries between the self and others, or between self and things. An in-depth analysis of scepticism, dualism, belief, knowledge and semantics. A topic which is central to both epistemology but also the whole of contemporary...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Truth & Denotation

    A Study in Semantical Theory

    By R. M. Martin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1958. A study in the logical foundations of modern theoretical semantics, this book is concerned with notions of designation and consistency as well as denotation and truth. It presents several semantical theories, each of which with what were new concepts or treatments from...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Skepticism and the Definition of Knowledge

    By Gilbert Harman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1990. This study argues that scepticism is an intelligible view and that the issue scepticism raises is whether or not certain sceptical hypotheses are as plausible as the ordinary views we accept. It discusses psychological concepts, definitions of knowledge, belief and...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science

    Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori

    By David J. Stump

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    In this book, David Stump traces alternative conceptions of the a priori in the philosophy of science and defends a unique position in the current debates over conceptual change and the constitutive elements in science. Stump emphasizes the unique epistemological status of the constitutive elements...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reason

    A Critical Interpretation of Peter Winch's Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    By Berel Dov Lerner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    This book offers a systematic and critical discussion of Peter Winch's writings on the philosophy of the social sciences. The author points to Winch's tendency to over-emphasize the importance of language and communication, and his insufficient attention to the role of practical, technological...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge