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Generational Feminism: New Materialist Introduction to a Generative Approach

by Iris van der Tuin Lexington Books (November 12, 2014)

Iris van der Tuin redirects the notion of generational logic in feminism away from its simplistic conception as conflict towards a more nuanced conception of the methodology's useful structures. Experimenting...

Dialogues on Relativism, Absolutism, and Beyond: Four Days in India

by Michael Krausz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2011)

What is truth, goodness, or beauty? Can we really define these concepts without the idea of a frame of reference? In the newest addition to the New Dialogues in Philosophy series, Michael Krausz presents fictional...

Living Yogacara

by Tagawa Shun'ei & Charles Muller Wisdom Publications (May 01, 2014)

Yogacara is an influential school of Buddhist philosophy and psychology that stems from the early Indian Mahayana Buddhist tradition. The Yogacara view is based on the fundamental truth that there is nothing...

Truth and Skepticism

by Robert Almeder Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2010)

Robert Almeder provides a comprehensive discussion and definitive refutation of our common conception of truth as a necessary condition for knowledge of the world, and to defend in detail an epistemic conception...

Foundations of Dharmakirti's Philosophy

by John D. Dunne Wisdom Publications (February 08, 2013)

Throughout the history of Buddhism, few philosophers have attained the stature of Dharmakirti, the "Lord of Reason" who has influenced virtually every systematic Buddhist thinker since his time.


Philosophical Writings of Peirce

by Charles S. Peirce & Justus Buchler Dover Publications (April 13, 2012)

Arranged and integrated to reveal epistemology, phenomenology, theory of signs, other major topics. Includes "The Fixation of Beliefs," "How to Make Our Ideas Clear," and "The Criterion of Validity in Reasoning."...

Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau Dover Publications (February 13, 2012)

A powerful, passionate explanation of the roots of social inequality, Rousseau's Discourse influenced virtually every major philosopher of the Enlightenment. It remains among the 18th-century's most provocative...

Autonomy and the Situated Self: A Challenge to Bioethics

by Rachel Haliburton Lexington Books (November 26, 2013)

Autonomy and the Situated Self offers a critique of contemporary mainstream bioethics and proposes an alternative framework for the exploration of bioethical issues.

Resurrecting Old-Fashioned Foundationalism

by Michael DePaul, John L. Pollock, Laurence BonJour & Alvin Plantinga et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 28, 2000)

The contributions in this volume make an important effort to resurrect a rather old fashioned form of foundationalism. They defend the position that there are some beliefs that are justified, and are not themselves...

The Legitimacy of Miracle

by Robert A. Larmer Lexington Books (November 05, 2013)

The Legitimacy of Miracle defends the view that miracles, in the strong sense of being events produced by a supernatural agent overriding the usual course of nature, can take place without violating any laws...

Much Ado About Nonexistence: Fiction and Reference

by Avrum Stroll & Hatem Rushdy Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 26, 2007)

Fiction, Reference, and Nonexistence contains a new, contemporary theory of fiction and discusses the connection between language and reality. Martinich and Stroll, two of America's leading philosophers, explore...

Relational Remembering: Rethinking the Memory Wars

by Sue Campbell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 07, 2003)

This book offers a feminist philosophical analysis of contemporary public skepticism about women's memories of past harm. It concentrates primarily on writings associated with the False Memory Syndrome Foundation...

Skepticism and the Veil of Perception

by Michael Huemer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 17, 2001)

This book develops and defends a version of direct realism: the thesis that perception gives us direct awareness, and non-inferential knowledge, of the external world. Huemer rebuts the main arguments used by...

Latin American Perspectives on Globalization: Ethics, Politics, and Alternative Visions

by Mario Sáenz, Debra A. Castillo, Santiago Castro-Gómez & Rafael Cervantes Martínez et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 23, 2002)

From the most prominent thinkers in Latin American philosophy, literature, politics, and social science comes a challenge to conventional theories of globalization. The contributors to this volume imagine a...

Theories of Mind: An Introductory Reader

by Maureen Eckert Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 11, 2006)

Intended for introductory classes focusing on philosophy of mind, Theories of Mind includes readings from primary sources, edited to suit the needs of the beginner. Edited selections focus on vivid examples...

Breaking with Athens: Alfarabi as Founder

by Christopher A. Colmo Lexington Books (March 28, 2005)

This unique interpretation of Alfarabi's thought stresses the ways in which the tenth-century Arab philosopher self-consciously broke the metaphysical tradition that began with Plato. By examining Alfarabi's...

Plato's Cleitophon: On Socrates and the Modern Mind

by Mark Kremer Lexington Books (April 23, 2004)

The Cleitophon has recently been discovered to be Plato's dialogue introducingThe Republic. In this volume of essays, Editor, Translator, and Author Mark Kremer introduces seminal work that understands The Cleitophon...

Making Sense: A Theory of Interpretation

by Paul Thom Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 22, 2000)

Critics and artists claim the title of 'interpreter' for themselves. Scientists do not so readily describe themselves in this way. But is the formulation of explanatory hypotheses in science so different from...

Knowledge, Belief, and Character: Readings in Contemporary Virtue Epistemology

by Guy Axtell, Julia Driver, Hilary Kornblith & John Greco et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 26, 2000)

This is a unique collection of new and recently-published articles which debate the merits of virtue-theoretic approaches to the core epistemological issues of knowledge and justified belief. The readings all...

Restoring the Foundations of Epistemic Justification: A Direct Realist and Conceptualist Theory of Foundationalism

by Steven Porter Lexington Books (November 06, 2006)

Against various detractors (e.g. Wilfred Sellars, Donald Davidson, etc.), this book develops a foundationalist theory of epistemic justification. In contrast with Laurence BonJour and borrowing from John McDowell,...

Persistence through Time in Spinoza

by Jason Waller Lexington Books (August 31, 2012)

This book is the first book-length study of the nature of time and persistence in Spinoza. It will be of interest to anyone interested in Modern Philosophy or Metaphysics.

The Spatial Logic of Social Struggle: A Bourdieuian Topology

by Nikolaus Fogle Lexington Books (April 07, 2011)

This is the first work to explicitly target Bourdieu's philosophy of space as a basic organizing force for his social theory. It draws together his work on both social space and physical space, and it applies...

Reimagining Life: Philosophical Pessimism and the Revolution of Surrealism

by Raihan Kadri Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (June 07, 2011)

The innovative, wide-ranging study deftly traverses fields of art, politics, philosophy, psychology, and literature. Reimagining Life redefines Surrealism's place in modern intellectual history and offers a...

The Problem of Naturalism: Analytic Perspectives, Continental Virtues

by Brian Lightbody Lexington Books (March 01, 2013)

The Problem of Naturalism: Analytic and Continental Perspectives, investigates how the term naturalism is defined and applied in the philosophic secondary literature from two often competing perspectives: analytic...

Plurality and Perspective in Psychoanalysis

by Adam Rosen-Carole Lexington Books (February 28, 2013)

The book provides a defense of the rational authority of psychoanalytic knowledge that does justice to the plurality of psychoanalytic perspectives and resolves central impasses in the psychoanalytic literature...

Come Along: We Are Truth-Bound

by Jacinta Respondowska Hamilton Books (November 10, 2008)

Come Along is an attempt to respond to the contemporary crises in the world with the intention of discovering the path to peace and happiness, which every human heart craves.

Life as Art: Aesthetics and the Creation of Self

by Zachary Simpson Lexington Books (September 27, 2012)

Life as Art synthesizes a number of aesthetic theories in philosophy after 1850 and shows the ways in which they contribute to a unified field of analysis and potential implementation. The book is framed both...

LoveKnowledge: The Life of Philosophy from Socrates to Derrida

by Roy Brand Columbia University Press (November 27, 2012)

Since its inception, philosophy has struggled to perfect individual understanding through discussion and dialogue based in personal, poetic, or dramatic investigation. The positions of such philosophers as Socrates,...

How to Be a Stoic

by Massimo Pigliucci Basic Books (May 08, 2017)

In the tradition of How to Live and How Proust Can Change Your Life, a philosopher asks how ancient Stoicism can help us flourish today

Whenever we worry about what to eat, how to love, or simply how to be happy,...

The Nature of Dignity

by Ron Bontekoe Lexington Books (March 16, 2010)

The Nature of Dignity argues that, given what evolutionary biology tells us about human nature, we need a new understanding of what is involved in the exhibition of personal dignity, since Kant and other Enlightenment...


by Robert M. Martin Oneworld Publications (July 01, 2014)

How do you know what you know?

Epistemology is the philosophical study of knowledge. Without knowledge, scientific enquiry is meaningless and we can’t begin to analyse the world around us. What is knowledge?...

The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time

by Will Durant & John Little Blackstone Publishing (March 21, 2013)

A wise and witty compendium of the greatest thoughts, greatest minds, and greatest books of all time--listed in accessible and succinct form--by one of the world's greatest scholars.

From the "Hundred Best...

How to Be a Stoic

by Massimo Pigliucci & Peter Coleman Basic Books (May 09, 2017)

In the tradition of How to Live and How Proust Can Change Your Life, a philosopher asks how ancient Stoicism can help us flourish today

Whenever we worry about what to eat, how to love, or simply how to be happy,...

Leaving Truth

by Keith Sewell (February 27, 2012)

"Leaving Truth" offers a radically new, and potentially conclusive, contribution to our ancient science vs. religion debate. It is a collection of four essays, one main and three subsidiary. The collection addresses...

Taking Conspiracy Theories Seriously

by Matthew R. X. Dentith Rowman & Littlefield International (November 16, 2018)

The contributors to this volume argue that whilst there is a commonplace superstition conspiracy theories are examples of bad beliefs (and that the kind of people who believe conspiracy theories are typically...

Grounds for Respect: Particularism, Universalism, and Communal Accountability

by Kristi Giselsson Lexington Books (July 25, 2012)

Grounds for Respect broaches a question that is of vital importance to all; namely, what grounds do we need in order to justify respect for others? In exploring this question the author provides not only a critical...

Paths Between Head and Heart

by Oliver C. Robinson O-Books (August 31, 2018)

Paths Between Head and Heart provides an accessible but comprehensive account of how science and spirituality relate, not as enemies, but as partners in the quest for a truth that is greater than either one...

Ayn Rand: An Introduction

by Eamonn Butler London Publishing Partnership (June 21, 2018)

Few 20th century intellectuals have been as influential – and controversial – as the novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand. Her thinking still has a profound impact, particularly on those who come to it through...

The Bright and the Good

by Audrey L. Anton Rowman & Littlefield International (July 18, 2018)

The Bright and the Good examines the connection between intellectual and moral virtues both through the history of philosophy and as it can be illustrated in comprehensive examinations of specific virtues.


An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (with an Introduction by L. A. Selby-Bigge)

by David Hume Publishing (April 17, 2018)

Disappointed by the public reception to “A Treatise of Human Nature”, published anonymously between 1739 and 1740, David Hume decided to produce a shorter more polemic version of that work nearly ten years...


by Steve Fuller Anthem Press (May 25, 2018)

‘Post-Truth’ was Oxford Dictionary’s 2016 word of the year. While the term was coined by its disparagers, especially in light of the Brexit and US Presidential campaigns, the roots of post-truth lie deep...

Epistemology: Classic Problems and Contemporary Responses

by Laurence BonJour Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 15, 2009)

In Epistemology, Laurence Bonjour introduces the serious philosophy student to the history and concepts of epistemology, while simultaneously challenging them to take an active part in its ongoing debates. The...

The Constitutive A Priori

by Arthur Sullivan Lexington Books (April 06, 2018)

The question of a priori (i.e., Can an adequate epistemology be developed without appeal to a non-empirical source of justification?) is a core issue running throughout the history of philosophy, and recent...

Nothing & Everything

by Val N Tine Val N Tine (January 28, 2018)

You have been told that there is an objective morality to which you must submit. An objective reason to which you must conform. An objective reality to which you must yield. 

But if you are reading this...

Epistemic Issues in Pragmatic Perspective

by Nicholas Rescher Lexington Books (December 06, 2017)

This book presents a nonstandard approach to epistemology. Where standard epistemology generally focuses on the certain knowledge the Greeks called epistêmê, the present focus is on some less assured modes...

The Kuhnian Image of Science

by Moti Mizrahi Rowman & Littlefield International (December 06, 2017)

More than 50 years after the publication of Thomas Kuhn’s seminal book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, this volume assesses the adequacy of the Kuhnian model in explaining certain aspects of science,...

Can Different Cultures Think the Same Thoughts?

by Kenneth Dorter University of Notre Dame Press (April 30, 2018)

Kenneth Dorter’s Can Different Cultures Think the Same Thoughts? is a study of fundamental issues in metaphysics and ethics across major philosophical traditions of the world, including the way in which metaphysics...

Intellectual Imagination

by Omedi Ochieng University of Notre Dame Press (June 25, 2018)

The Intellectual Imagination unfolds a sweeping vision of the form, meaning, and value of intellectual practice. The book breaks new ground in offering a comprehensive vision of the intellectual vocation. Omedi...

Thinking through Error: The Moving Target of Knowledge

by Brunella Antomarini Lexington Books (June 15, 2012)

Thinking through Error: The Moving Target of Knowledge argues that there is a positive view of error. Making errors does not only mean that we’ve done something wrong, but also that we —more or less unaware—...

Testimony/Bearing Witness

by Sybille Krämer & Sigrid Weigel Rowman & Littlefield International (August 23, 2017)

What is the epistemological value of testimony? What role does language, images, and memory play in its construction? What is the relationship between the person who attests and those who listen? Is bearing...