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  1. Objectivity, Empiricism and Truth

    By R. W. Newell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1986. Wittgenstein, William James, Thomas Kuhn and John Wisdom share an attitude towards problems in the theory of knowledge which is fundamentally in conflict with the empiricist tradition. They encourage the idea that in understanding the central concepts of epistemology –...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Sensory Basis and Structure of Knowledge

    By Henry J. Watt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1925. If we are to know what intelligence is, how the brain can think, and what place mind holds in the scheme of things, we must first have a science of the sensory basis and structure of knowledge. This book supplies that need; it also serves as a short introduction to the...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Logic of Personal Knowledge

    Essays Presented to M. Polanyi on his Seventieth Birthday, 11th March, 1961

    Edited by Polanyi Festschrift Committee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1961. Michael Polanyi was a polymath who influenced economics and the sciences as well as philosophy. His wide-ranging research in physical science is as well-known as his work on freedom and knowledge and his arguments against positivism and reductionism. This collection of...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Plato's Theaetetus

    By John M. Cooper

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1990. This book discusses in a philosophically responsible and illuminating way the progress of the dialogue and its separate sections to improve our understanding of Plato’s work on Theaetetus. An early coverage of this dialogue, this investigation predated a surge in study...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ways of Knowledge and Experience

    By Louis Arnaud Reid

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology

    Originally published in 1961. This book is a study of some important ways of knowledge and experience and of the symbols through which they become articulate. Both ‘knowledge’ and ‘experience’ are interpreted in wide senses which are sanctioned by common use – though not always by the usage of...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Healthy Cities
    Edited by Jason Corburn
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  2. Routledge Library Editions: Journalism
    By Various
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  3. Associated Press Coverage of a Major Disaster: The Crash of Delta Flight 1141
    By Thomas Fensch
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  4. Racism and the Press
    By Teun A. van Dijk
    To Be Published July 20th 2015
  5. News and the Net
    By Barrie Gunter
    To Be Published July 20th 2015

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