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0531. Tác giả chính: Yuriko Saito
Nhan đề: Everyday aesthetics / Yuriko Saito
Số phân loại : 111.85 Y611; Đặc điểm vật lý: xiii, 273 p. ; 24 cm
     *Tóm tắt : Neglect of everyday aesthetics -- Significance of everyday aesthetics -- Aesthetics of distinctive characteristics and ambience -- Everyday aesthetic qualities and transience -- Moral-aesthetic judgments of artifacts      .

0532. Tác giả chính: Jerrold Levinson

Nhan đề: The Oxford handbook of aesthetics / edited by Jerrold Levinson
Số phân loại : 111.85 J55; Đặc điểm vật lý: xv, 821Tr ; 26 cm
     *Tóm tắt : The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics brings the authority, liveliness, and multi-disciplinary scope of the Handbook series to a fascinating theme in philosophy and the arts. Jerrold Levinson has assembled a hugely impressive range of talent to contribute 48 brand-new essays, making this the most comprehensive guide available to the theory, application, history, and future of the field. This Handbook will be invaluable to academics and students across philosophy and all branches of the arts, both as the reference work of choice and as a stimulus to new research and creativity      .

0533. Tác giả chính: Yuriko Saito

Nhan đề: Everyday aesthetics / Yuriko Saito
Số phân loại : 111.85 Y611; Đặc điểm vật lý: 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
     *Tóm tắt : Everyday aesthetic experiences and concerns occupy a large part of our aesthetic life. However, because of their prevalence and mundane nature, we tend not to pay much attention to them, let alone examine their significance. Western aesthetic theories of the past few centuries also neglect everyday aesthetics because of their almost exclusive emphasis on art. In a ground-breaking new study, Yuriko Saito provides a detailed investigation into our everyday aesthetic experiences, and reveals how our everyday aesthetic tastes and judgments can exert a powerful influence on the state of the world and our quality of life      .


0534. Tác giả chính: Peter Carruthers
Nhan đề: Human knowledge and human nature : a new introduction to an ancient debate / Peter Carruthers
Số phân loại : 121 P207; Đặc điểm vật lý: 199 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
     *Tóm tắt : Contemporary debates in epistemology devote much attention to the nature of knowledge, but neglect the question of its sources. This book focuses on the latter, especially on the question of innateness. Carruthers' aim is to transform and reinvigorate contemporary empiricism, while also providing an introduction to a range of issues in the theory of knowledge. He gives a lively presentation and assessment of the claims of classical empiricism, particularly its denial of substantive a priori knowledge and of innate knowledge. He argues that we would be right to reject the substantive a priori but not innateness, and then presents a novel account of the main motivation behind empiricism, which leaves contemporary empiricists free to accept innate knowledge and concepts. Carruthers closes with a discussion of scepticism, arguing that acceptance of innate concepts may lead to a decisive resolution of the problem in favor of realism      .

0535. Tác giả chính: Miranda Fricker

Nhan đề: Epistemic injustice : power and the ethics of knowing / Miranda Fricker
Số phân loại : 121 M672; Đặc điểm vật lý: x, 188Tr ; 23 cm
     *Tóm tắt : The book explores two different types of epistemic injustice, each driven by a form of prejudice, and from this exploration comes a positive account of two corrective ethical-intellectual virtues. The characterization of these phenomena casts light on many issues, such as social power, prejudice, virtue, and the genealogy of knowledge, and it proposes a virtue epistemological account of testimony. In this ground-breaking book, the entanglements of reason and social power are traced in a new way, to reveal the different forms of epistemic injustice and their place in the broad pattern of social injustice      .

0536. Tác giả chính: Jason Stanley

Nhan đề: Knowledge and practical interests / Jason Stanley
Số phân loại : 121 J109; Đặc điểm vật lý: xi, 191 tr. ; 21 cm
     *Tóm tắt : Jason Stanley presents a startling and provocative claim about knowledge: that whether or not someone knows a proposition at a given time is in part determined by his or her practical interests, i.e. by how much is at stake for that person at that time. So whether a true belief is knowledge is not merely a matter of supporting beliefs or reliability; in the case of knowledge, practical rationality and theoretical rationality are intertwined. Stanley defends this thesis against alternative accounts of the phenomena that motivate it, such as the claim that knowledge attributions are linguistically context-sensitive (contextualism about knowledge attributions), and the claim that the truth of a knowledge claim is somehow relative to the person making the claim (relativism about knowledge)...      .

0537. Tác giả chính: Alvin I. Goldman

Nhan đề: Pathways to knowledge : private and public / Alvin I. Goldman
Số phân loại : 121 A103; Đặc điểm vật lý: 224Tr : Minh họa ; 24 cm
     *Tóm tắt : How can we know? How can we attain justified belief? These traditional questions in epistemology have inspired philosophers for centuries. Now, in this exceptional work, Alvin Goldman, distinguished scholar and leader in the fields of epistemology and mind, approaches such inquiries as legitimate methods or "pathways" to knowledge. He examines the notion of private and public knowledge, arguing for the epistemic legitimacy of private and introspective methods of gaining knowledge, yet acknowledging the equal importance of social and public mechanisms in the quest for truth. Throughout, he addresses this opposition but proposes a rigorous framework that continues to resolve such contradictions, making this exciting text one of the most important contributions to the theory of knowledge in recent years      .

0538. Tác giả chính: Michael DePaul

Nhan đề: Intellectual virtue : perspectives from ethics and epistemology / edited by Michael DePaul and Linda Zagzebski
Số phân loại : 121 M621; Đặc điểm vật lý: 298Tr ; 25 cm
Tác giả khác: Linda Zagzebski
     *Tóm tắt : Virtue ethics has attracted a lot of attention over the past few decades, and more recently there has been considerable interest in virtue epistemology as an alternative to traditional approaches in that field. Ironically, although virtue epistemology got its inspiration from virtue ethics, this is the first book that brings virtue epistemologists and virtue ethicists together to contribute their particular expertise, and the first that is devoted to the topic of intellectual virtue.      .

0539. Tác giả chính: Nicholas Shea

Nhan đề: On Millikan / Nicholas Shea
Số phân loại : 121 N302; Đặc điểm vật lý: 99 p. ; 22 cm
     *Tóm tắt : ON MILLIKAN, like other titles in the Wadsworth Philosopher's Series, offers a concise, yet comprehensive, introduction to this philosopher's most important ideas. Presenting the most important insights of well over a hundred seminal philosophers in both the Eastern and Western traditions, the Wadsworth Philosophers Series contains volumes written by scholars noted for their excellence in teaching and for their well-versed comprehension of each featured philosopher's major works and contributions      .

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