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  • Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity
    Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity (English, Hardback) Alasdair MacIntyre

    Alasdair MacIntyre explores the philosophical, political, and moral issues encountered in understanding what the virtues require in contemporary social contexts.

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  • Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction
    Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Jens Zimmermann

    This Very Short Introduction to hermeneutics demonstrates the central role of interpretation in our daily lives. By considering the historic developments in hermeneutic theory as well as its contemporary relevance, Zimmermann explains how humans continue to draw knowledge from the world around them.

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  • Uncertainty
    Uncertainty (English, Hardback) William Briggs

    This book presents a philosophical approach to probability and probabilistic thinking, considering the underpinnings of probabilistic reasoning and modeling, which effectively underlie everything in data science.

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  • Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction
    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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  • Failure
    Failure (English, Hardback) Stuart Firestein

    Failure is a book that seeks to make science more appealing by exposing its faults. In this sequel to Ignorance, Stuart Firestein shows us that scientific enterprise is riddled with failures, and that this is not only necessary but good.

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  • Unflattening
    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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  • More Than Allegory
    More Than Allegory (English, Paperback) Bernardo Kastrup

    A plausible, living validation of religion that doesn't contradict reason.

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  • Tetralogue
    Tetralogue (English, Hardback) Timothy Williamson

    Four people with radically different views meet on a train and talk about what they believe. Each starts off convinced that he or she is right; then doubts creep in. Timothy Williamson uses a fictional conversation to explore the philosophical debate over whether one point of view can be right and the other wrong. He invites the reader to decide.

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  • Philosophy for Graduate Students
    Philosophy for Graduate Students (English, Paperback) Alex Broadbent

    When graduate students start their studies, they usually have sound knowledge of some areas of philosophy, but the overall map of their knowledge is often patchy and disjointed. There are a number of topics that any contemporary philosopher working in any part of the analytic tradition (and in many parts of other traditions too) needs to grasp, and to grasp as a coherent whole rather than a...

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  • In Praise of Forgetting
    In Praise of Forgetting (English, Hardback) David Rieff

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

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  • Truth
    Truth (English, Paperback) John D. Caputo

    Explores the many notions of 'truth', and what it really means Riding to work in the morning has become commonplace. The author argues that our transportation technologies are not merely transient phenomena but the vehicle for an important metaphor about post modernism, or even constitutive of post modernism.

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  • Neuroscience and the Soul
    Neuroscience and the Soul (English, Paperback) Thomas M. Crisp

    An interdisciplinary look at arguments both for and against traditional belief in the soul...

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  • Retrieving Realism
    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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  • Transformative Experience
    Transformative Experience (English, Paperback) L. A. Paul

    How should we make choices when we know so little about our futures? L. A. Paul argues that we must view life decisions as choices to make discoveries about the nature of experience. Her account of transformative experience holds that part of the value of living authentically is to experience our lives and preferences in whatever ways they evolve.

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  • What is This Thing Called Knowledge?
    What is This Thing Called Knowledge? (English, Paperback) Duncan Pritchard

    What is knowledge? Where does it come from? What kinds of knowledge are there? Can we know anything at all?...

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  • Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma
    Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma (English, Paperback) Richard van de Lagemaat

    Written by experienced practitioners this resource for Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma offers comprehensive coverage of and support for the new subject guide.

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  • A Short History of Decay
    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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  • In Praise of Forgetting
    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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  • Being Realistic about Reasons
    Being Realistic about Reasons (English, Paperback) T. M. Scanlon

    Is what we have reason to do a matter of fact? If so, what kind of truth is involved, how can we know it, and how do reasons motivate and explain action? In this concise and lucid book T. M. Scanlon offers answers, with a qualified defense of normative cognitivism-the view that there are normative truths about reasons for action.

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