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Psychoanalysis at the Limit
Psychoanalysis at the Limit (May 2004)
Epistemology, Mind, and the Question of Science
Jon Mills - Editor

Examines the question of science, epistemology, and unconscious experience in psychoanalytic theory and practice.

Psychoanalysis has long been charged as being a pseudoscience. This timely book explores and reexamines the nature of psychoanalysis within contemporary debates about science, epistemology, unconscious experience, and the philosophy of mind. Distinguished scholars and practitioners from diverse backgrounds...(Read More)
 
 
Epistemology
Epistemology (October 2003)
An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge
Nicholas Rescher - Author

A comprehensive introduction to the theory of knowledge.

Guided by the founding ideas of American pragmatism, Epistemology provides a clear example of the basic concepts involved in knowledge acquisition and explains the principles at work in the development of rational inquiry. It examines how these principles analyze the course of scientific progress and how the development of scientific inquiry inevitably en...(Read More)
 
 
Wittgenstein's Account of Truth
Wittgenstein's Account of Truth (January 2003)
Sara Ellenbogen - Author

Explores the complex nature of truth in Wittgenstein’s philosophy.

Wittgenstein's Account of Truth
challenges the view that semantic antirealists attribute to Wittgenstein: that we cannot meaningfully call verification-transcendent statements “true.” Ellenbogen argues that Wittgenstein would not have held that we should revise our practice of treating certain statements as true or false, but ins...(Read More)
 
 
The Unity of Knowledge and Action
The Unity of Knowledge and Action (August 2002)
Toward a Nonrepresentational Theory of Knowledge
Warren G. Frisina - Author

Uses the thought of Wang Yang-ming, John Dewey, and Alfred North Whitehead to explain a more coherent theory of knowledge.

Building upon insights from the sixteenth century Neo-Confucian Wang Yang-ming, the American pragmatist John Dewey, and the process philosopher Alfred North Whitehead, this book argues that knowledge is best understood as a form of action. Many of the most puzzling philosophic problems in the modern ...(Read More)
 
 
What is Knowledge?
What is Knowledge? (November 2001)
Jose Ortega y Gasset - Author
Jorge Garcia-Gomez - Editor/translator

Appearing in English for the first time, this book comprises two of Ortega's most important works,?Que es conocimiento? and the essay "Ideas y creencias." This is Ortega's attempt to systematically present the foundations of his metaphysics of human life and, on that basis, to provide a radical philosophical account of knowledge. In so doing, he criticizes idealism and overcomes it. Accordingly, this book goes well beyond a treatis...(Read More)
 
 
Engendering Rationalities
Engendering Rationalities (October 2001)
Nancy Tuana - Editor
Sandra Morgen - Editor

Cutting edge feminist investigations of rationality.

Engendering Rationalities
brings together theorists whose work has been foundational to the development of feminist investigations of reason, objectivity, and knowledge with the work of scholars who build up and extend their insights. Contributors not only question standard conceptions of truth, objectivity, and our realist conceptions of the relationships between ...(Read More)
 
 
Selection Theory and Social Construction
Selection Theory and Social Construction (August 2001)
The Evolutionary Naturalistic Epistemology of Donald T. Campbell
Cecilia Heyes - Editor
David L. Hull - Editor

Top scholars examine the work of Donald T. Campbell, one of the first to emphasize the social structure of science.

In his long career, Donald T. Campbell made important contributions to social psychology, anthropology, sociology, education, science studies, and epistemology. In this anthology, the authors concentrate on his epistemology, in particular his evolutionary, naturalistic epistemology. The four philosophers, two psychologist...(Read More)
 
 
Transpersonal Knowing
Transpersonal Knowing (July 2000)
Exploring the Horizon of Consciousness
Tobin Hart - Editor
Peter L. Nelson - Editor
Kaisa Puhakka - Editor

The freshest and most respected thinkers in transpersonal psychology explore the myriad pathways to knowledge.

Offering the perspectives of some of the most respected thinkers in transpersonal psychology and consciousness studies, this book explores the farther reaches of knowing, both ourselves and the world, described here as transpersonal, post-conventional, or spiritual. The contributors' work is presented from their own authentic...(Read More)
 
 
Human Sciences
Human Sciences (June 2000)
Reappraising the Humanities Through History and Philosophy
Jens Hoyrup - Author

Offers historical and philosophical arguments for treating the humanities as sciences.

Human Sciences assesses the importance and value of the humanities historically and philosophically, and makes the case for treating them as sciences. Through careful examination of the characteristics they share with the natural and social sciences, as well as what distinguishes them from other scientific fields, the book argues that the huma...(Read More)
 
 
Metaphysics and Its Task
Metaphysics and Its Task (July 1999)
The Search for the Categorial Foundation of Knowledge
Jorge J. E. Gracia - Author

By offering the first systematic analysis of the nature of the discipline, Metaphysics and Its Task answers why metaphysics always recovers from the attacks it has been subjected to throughout its history. This is done by examining its object, method, aim, and the kind of propositions of which it is composed. In addition to presenting a new conception of metaphysics and an explanation of the resilience of the discipline, the book offers a nov...(Read More)
 
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