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  • Denial of Death by Ernest Becker
    Denial of Death (Paperback) Ernest Becker $17.02 $34.50
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  • The Outer Limits of Reason by Noson S. Yanofsky
    The Outer Limits of Reason (English, Paperback) Noson S. Yanofsky

    An exploration of the scientific limits of knowledge that challenges our deep-seated beliefs about our universe, our rationality, and ourselves.

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  • Is God a Mathematician? by Mario Livio
    Is God a Mathematician? (English, Paperback) Mario Livio

    This fascinating exploration of the great discoveries of history's most important mathematicians seeks an answer to the eternal question: Does mathematics hold the key to understanding the mysteries of the physical world? Illustrations throughout.

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  • A Short History of Decay by E.M. Cioran
    A Short History of Decay (Paperback) E.M. Cioran

    Features a collection of aphoristic essays that deals with the nature of civilization in mid-twentieth-century Europe.

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  • Objectivity by Lorraine J. Daston
    Objectivity (English, Paperback) Lorraine J. Daston, Peter Galison

    The emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences, as revealed through images in scientific atlases--a story of how lofty epistemic ideals fuse with workaday practices.

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  • Hermeneutics by John D. Caputo
    Hermeneutics (English, Paperback) John D. Caputo

    Is anything ever not an interpretation? Does interpretation go all the way down? Is there such a thing as a pure fact that is interpretation-free? If not, how are we supposed to know what to think and do? These tantalizing questions are tackled by renowned thinker John D. Caputo in this wide-reaching exploration of what the traditional term "hermeneutics" can mean in a postmodern, 21st-century...

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  • Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction by Jennifer Nagel
    Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Jennifer Nagel

    Human beings naturally desire knowledge. But what is knowledge? Is it the same as having an opinion? Highlighting the major developments in the theory of knowledge from Ancient Greece to the present day, Jennifer Nagel uses a number of simple everyday examples to explore the key themes and current debates of epistemology.

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  • Agnotology by Robert N. Proctor
    Agnotology (English, Paperback) Robert N. Proctor

    Agnotology-the study of how ignorance is produced and maintained-introduces a new and much-needed perspective for scholars across all fields of research, including the humanities and social sciences, business organization, and environmental policy and the law.

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  • Philosophy for AS by Michael Lacewing
    Philosophy for AS (English, Paperback) Michael Lacewing

    Philosophy for AS is an accessible textbook for the new 2014 AQA Advanced Subsidiary Philosophy syllabus. Structured closely around the AQA specification this textbook covers the two units, Epistemology and Philosophy of Religion, in an engaging and student-friendly way. With chapters on 'How to do philosophy', exam preparation providing students with the philosophical skills they need to succeed,...

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  • Philosophy for AS and A Level by Michael Lacewing
    Philosophy for AS and A Level (English, Paperback) Michael Lacewing

    Philosophy for AS and A Level is an accessible textbook for the new 2017 AQA Philosophy syllabus. Structured closely around the AQA specification this textbook covers the two units shared by the AS and A Level, Epistemology and Moral Philosophy, in an engaging and student-friendly way. With chapters on 'How to do philosophy', exam preparation providing students with the philosophical skills they...

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  • Warrant: The Current Debate by Alvin Plantinga
    Warrant: The Current Debate (English, Paperback) Alvin Plantinga

    Plantinga examines the nature of epistemic warrant; whatever it is that when added to true belief yields knowledge. This volume surveys current contributions to the debate and paves the way for his owm positive proposal in Warrant and Proper Function.

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  • Ultimate Questions by Bryan Magee
    Ultimate Questions (English, Paperback) Bryan Magee

    We human beings had no say in existing?we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand who we are and the world we live in. Reason takes us a long way, but mystery remains. When our minds and senses are baffled, faith can seem justified?but faith is not knowledge. In Ultimate Questions, acclaimed philosopher Bryan Magee provocatively argues that we have...

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  • Unflattening by Nick Sousanis
    Unflattening (English, Paperback) Nick Sousanis

    The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked in meaning-making? In this experiment in visual thinking, drawn in comics, Nick Sousanis defies conventional discourse to offer readers a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge.

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  • The Fabric of Reality by David Deutsch
    The Fabric of Reality (Paperback) David Deutsch

    A synthesis of ideas uniting quantum theory, and the theories of computation, knowledge and evolution. It explores the connections between these strands which reveal the fabric of reality in which human actions and ideas play essential roles.

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  • Ultimate Questions by Bryan Magee
    Ultimate Questions (English, Hardback) Bryan Magee

    We human beings had no say in existing?we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand who we are and the world we live in. Reason takes us a long way, but mystery remains. When our minds and senses are baffled, faith can seem justified?but faith is not knowledge. In Ultimate Questions, acclaimed philosopher Bryan Magee provocatively argues that we have...

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  • In Praise of Forgetting by David Rieff
    In Praise of Forgetting (English, Paperback) David Rieff

    A leading contrarian thinker explores the ethical paradox at the heart of history's wounds...

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  • Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature by Richard Rorty
    Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (English, Paperback) Richard Rorty

    Includes the previously unpublished essay "The philosopher as expert."

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  • Retrieving Realism by Hubert Dreyfus
    Retrieving Realism (English, Hardback) Hubert Dreyfus

    For Descartes, knowledge exists as ideas in the mind that represent the world. In a radical critique, Hubert Dreyfus and Charles Taylor argue that knowledge consists of much more than the representations we formulate in our minds. They affirm our direct contact with reality--both the physical and the social world--and our shared understanding of it.

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  • The Ego Trick by Julian Baggini
    The Ego Trick (English, Paperback) Julian Baggini

    'In this entertaining, educative and gracefully written book, Julian Baggini explores the questions of the nature of the self and in what sense it persists through time ... This is one of the best, most readable and most stimulating introductions yet written about this intriguing topic' - AC Grayling

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  • The Cambridge Companion to Kant's Critique of Pure Reason by Paul Guyer
    The Cambridge Companion to Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (English, Paperback) Paul Guyer

    The first collective commentary in English on Kant's landmark 1871 publication.

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