Books in category Philosophy – Reference

  • Lenses and Waves

    Lenses and Waves
    Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis

    This book discusses the development of Huygens' wave theory, reconstructing the winding road that eventually led to Traité de la Lumière. For the first time, the full range of manuscript sources is taken into account.

  • Aquinas s Moral Theory

    Aquinas’s Moral Theory
    Scott Charles MacDonald, Eleonore Stump

    This volume explores the ethical dimensions of a wide selection of philosophical and theological topics in Aquinas's texts.

  • Anthropic Bias

    Anthropic Bias
    Nick Bostrom

    Anthropic Bias explores how to reason when you suspect that your evidence is biased by "observation selection effects"–that is, evidence that has been filtered by the precondition that there be some suitably positioned observer to "have" …

  • EPSA Epistemology and Methodology of Science

    EPSA Epistemology and Methodology of Science
    Mauricio Suárez, Mauro Dorato, Miklós Rédei

  • DiaLaw

    DiaLaw
    Arno R. Lodder, A.R. Lodder

    In this work it is argued that legal justification can best be studied from a procedural, dialogical point of view: legal statements are justified if the audience is convinced in an argumentative dialog.

  • Nature s Principles

    Nature’s Principles
    Jan Faye, Paul Needham, Uwe Scheffler, Max Urchs

    This volume presents a wide-ranging overview of the contemporary debate and includes some of its foremost participants.

  • Parsing the Turing Test

    Parsing the Turing Test
    Robert Epstein, Gary Roberts, Grace Beber

    Distinguished psychologists, computer scientists, philosophers, and programmers from around the world debate these weighty issues – and, in effect, the future of the human race – in this important volume. Foreword by Daniel C. Dennett.

  • The Question of Being

    The Question of Being
    Martin Heidegger

    A fantastic read for any scholar or student interested in philosophy, epistemology, or ontology.

  • Aspects of Metaphor

    Aspects of Metaphor
    Jaakko Hintikka

  • The Disinterested Witness

    The Disinterested Witness
    Bina Gupta

    The Disinterested Witness is a detailed, contextual, and interpretive study of the concept of saksin (or that which directly or immediately perceives) in Advaita Vedanta, and a fascinating and significant comparison of the philosophies of …

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