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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 47 related to Empathy and agency: the problem of understanding in the human sciences.   

Two Models of Jewish Philosophy: Justifying One's Practices

Daniel Rynhold - Philosophy - 2005 - 262 pages
In a work that illustrates how Jewish philosophy can make a genuine contribution to general philosophical debate, Daniel Rynhold attempts to formulate a model for the ...
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Truth and Justification

J?rgen Habermas - Philosophy - 2014 - 304 pages
In this important book, Jürgen Habermas takes up certain fundamental questions of philosophy. While much of his recent work has been concerned with issues of morality and law ...
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Rethinking Religion: Connecting Cognition and Culture

E. Thomas Lawson, Robert N. McCauley - Philosophy - 1993 - 194 pages
This book develops a cognitive approach to religion. Focusing particularly on ritual action, it borrows analytical methods from linguistics and other cognitive sciences. The ...
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Action and Existence: A Case For Agent Causation

J. Swindal - Philosophy - 2011 - 206 pages
Since the pioneering work of Donald Davidson on action, many philosophers have taken critical stances on his causal account. This book criticizes Davidson's event-causal view ...
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Recovering Ethical Life: Jurgen Habermas and the Future of Critical Theory

Jay. M Bernstein - Philosophy - 2014 - 264 pages
Reading across the whole range of Habermas' work, this book traces the development of the theory of communicative reason from its inception to its defence against postmodernism ...
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Folk Psychology Re-Assessed

Daniel Hutto, Matthew M. Ratcliffe - Philosophy - 2007 - 254 pages
This is a truly groundbreaking work that examines today’s notions of folk psychology. Bringing together disciplines as various as cognitive science and anthropology, the ...
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Naturalism and Normativity

Mario De Caro, David Macarthur - Science - 2010 - 376 pages
Normativity concerns what we ought to think or do and the evaluations we make. For example, we say that we ought to think consistently, we ought to keep our promises, or that ...
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