Knowledge, Perception, and Memory
by Carl Ginet
Publisher: D. Reidel Publishing Co. 1975
Number of pages: 214
This book attempts a general definition of what it is to know that a thing is so. The book gives accounts of two fundamentally important kinds of knowledge: that based on perception and that based on memory. Regarding the justification of claims to know, it takes a fundamentalist approach.
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by Edgar Saltus - Houghton Mifflin Company
This book is a refreshing, unique look at the nature of life, told from a Schopenhauerian perspective. Saltus makes the point that this is far from being the 'best of all possible worlds.' Rather, life is a grievous burden to be borne.
by Nicholas Rescher - University of Pittsburgh Press
Perfected science is but an idealization that provides a useful contrast to highlight the limited character of what we do and can attain. Rescher's discussion focuses on the question: what are the theoretical limits on science?
by J.M. Balkin - Yale University Press
Cultural Software explains ideology as a result of the cultural evolution of bits of cultural knowhow, or memes. It is the first book to apply theories of cultural evolution to the problem of ideology and justice. An impressive and helpful book.
by GJ Rossouw - HSRC Press
Written in a down-to-earth style, this books guides students through the skills that enable them to analyze texts, critically evaluate arguments, and present it clearly. The book also offers advice on studying, time management and exam preparation.