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Cognitive Harmony

Cognitive Harmony

The Role of Systemic Harmony in the Constitution of Knowledge

Cognitive Harmony is part of an exciting new trilogy exploring the theory of knowledge by one of the world’s foremost philosophers. Together the books provide an integrated approach to the subject, but each also stands alone, and they can be read in any order.

Realism And Pragmatic Epistemology

Realism And Pragmatic Epistemology

Realism and Pragmatic Epistemology is part of an exciting new trilogy exploring the theory of knowledge by one of the world’s foremost philosophers. Together the books provide an integrated approach to the subject, but each also stands alone, and they can be read in any order.

Epistemic Logic

Epistemic Logic

A Survey of the Logic of Knowledge

Epistemic Logic is part of an exciting new trilogy exploring the theory of knowledge by one of the world’s foremost philosophers. Together the books provide an integrated approach to the subject, but each also stands alone, and they can be read in any order.

On Consciousness

On Consciousness

In this series of meditations internationally-reknowned philosopher Ted Honderich systematically contemplates the very nature of consciousness as well as the separate question of how consciousness is related to the brain. Included in his arguements are critical analyses of Anomalous Monism, functionalists, and Union Theory.

Readings On Laws Of Nature

Readings On Laws Of Nature

The first anthology to offer a contemporary overview of the problem of laws—an area of study that has become increasingly central to the philosophy of science. The book covers a broad range of views, and consists exclusively of articles that have proven to be influential.

The Philosophy Of Scientific Experimentation

The Philosophy Of Scientific Experimentation

The Philosophy of Scientific Experimentation is a collection of essays that focuses on the identification and clarification of philosophical issues in experimental science, such as the link between science and technology, the role of theory in experimentation involving material and causal intervention, and the impact of modeling and computer simulation on experimentation.

Selectivity And Discord

Selectivity And Discord

Two Problems Of Experiment

Addresses the fundamental question of whether there are grounds for belief in experimental results. Allan Franklin demonstrates that experimental results are not mere social constructions, and can be used as a basis for scientific knowledge.

Cognitive Pragmatism

Cognitive Pragmatism

The Theory of Knowledge in Pragmatic Perspective

In this unique work Nicholas Rescher tackles the major questions of philosophical inquiry, pondering the nature of truth and existence.

Theory and Method In The Neurosciences

Theory and Method In The Neurosciences

This volume surveys the nature and structure of theories in contemporary neuroscience, exploring many of its methodological techniques and problems.

Luck

Luck

The Brilliant Randomness Of Everyday Life

In this highly accesible work, Rescher offers a realistic view of the nature and operation of luck to help us come to terms with life in a chaotic world.

Process Philosophy

Process Philosophy

A Survey of Basic Issues

Process philosophy views temporality, activity, and change as the cardinal factors in our understanding of the real, and emphasizes process over product. In this work Nicholas Rescher provides an accessible survey of the basic issues and controversies surrounding this philosophical approach.

The Cosmos Of Science

The Cosmos Of Science

Essays of Exploration
Edited By John Earman

The Cosmos of Science presents a cross section of the best work currently being done in history and philosophy of science, exploring fundamental questions in four major areas: history of science; foundations of mathematics and physics; induction and scientific methodology; and action and rationality. Together these essays reveal the coherence and order of the cosmos of science.

Unselfishness

Unselfishness

The Role of the Vicarious Affects in Moral Philosophy and Social Theory

Rescher criticizes the stance that rationality conflicts with morality, and defends the concept that the worth of altruism is irreducible and that its rationalization does not require recourse to prudential self-interest. To support his position, Rescher provides detailed examples, and a critique of utilitarian morality.

Concepts, Theories, and Rationality in the Biological Sciences

Concepts, Theories, and Rationality in the Biological Sciences

Leading biologists and philosophers of biology discuss the basic theories and concepts of biology and their connections with ethics, economics, and psychology, providing a remarkably unified report on the “state of the art” in the philosophy of biology.

Logic, Language, and the Structure of Scientific Theories

Logic, Language, and the Structure of Scientific Theories

This volume honors and examines the founders of the philosophy of logical empiricism. Historical and interpretive essays clarify the scientific philosophies of Carnap, Reichenbach, Hempel, Kant, and others, while exploring the main topics of logical empiricist philosophy of science.

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