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Scepticism: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Duncan Pritchard

9780198829164
Paperback
September 2019

Very Short Introductions

This book explores the nature of scepticism, asking when it is legitimate, for example as the driver of new ideas, and when it is problematic. It also tackles how scepticism is related to contemporary social and political phenomena, such as fake news, and examines a radical form of scepticism which maintains that knowledge is impossible.

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Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction

£49.99

Alvin I. Goldman, Matthew McGrath

9780199981120
Paperback
August 2017

A contemporary, in-depth introduction to epistemology, covering both traditional and emerging topics

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Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Jens Zimmermann

9780199685356
Paperback
October 2015

Very Short Introductions

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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Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Jennifer Nagel

9780199661268
Paperback
September 2014

Very Short Introductions

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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Theaetetus

£9.99

Plato, John McDowell, Lesley Brown

9780199646166
Paperback
March 2014

Oxford World's Classics

The Theaetetus is a seminal text in the philosophy of knowledge, acknowledged as one of Plato's finest works. Cast as a conversation between Socrates and a student, Theaetetus, it explores the key philosophical issue: what is knowledge? This new edition combines the acclaimed translation by John McDowell with a valuable introduction and notes.

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Principles of Human Knowledge and Three Dialogues

£8.99

George Berkeley, Howard Robinson

9780199555178
Paperback
February 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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An Essay concerning Human Understanding

£12.99

John Locke, Pauline Phemister

9780199296620
Paperback
August 2008

Oxford World's Classics

In his Essay, John Locke sets out his theory of knowledge and how we acquire it. He shows how all our ideas are grounded in human experience and analyses the extent of our knowledge of ourselves and the world. This new abridgement uses P. H. Nidditch's authoritative text to make an accessible edition of Locke's masterpiece.

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Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future

£7.99

Friedrich Nietzsche, Marion Faber, Robert C. Holub

9780199537075
Paperback
August 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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Meditations on First Philosophy: with Selections from the Objections and Replies

£8.99

René Descartes, Michael Moriarty

9780192806963
Paperback
May 2008

Oxford World's Classics

In Descartes's Meditations, the thinker rejects all his former beliefs in the quest for new certainties. He develops new conceptions of body and mind to create a new science of nature. This new translation includes a wide-ranging, accessible introduction, notes and full selections from the Objections and Replies.

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Fear of Knowledge: Against Relativism and Constructivism

£16.99

Paul Boghossian

9780199230419
Paperback
October 2007

Relativist and constructivist conceptions of truth and knowledge have become orthodoxy in vast stretches of the academic world in recent times. In his long-awaited first book, Paul Boghossian critically examines such views and exposes their fundamental flaws. This short, lucid, witty book shows that philosophy provides rock-solid support for common sense against the relativists; it will prove provocative reading throughout the discipline and beyond. 'This is a book that can be read in an afternoon and thought about for a lifetime.' William Ewald, Wall Street Journal

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Metaphysics: A Guide and Anthology

£35.99

Tim Crane, Katalin Farkas

9780199261970
Paperback
January 2004

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Locke: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

John Dunn

9780192803948
Paperback
May 2003

Very Short Introductions

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A Survey of Metaphysics

£36.99

E. J. Lowe

9780198752530
Paperback
January 2002

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Descartes: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Tom Sorell

9780192854094
Paperback
October 2000

Very Short Introductions

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