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Kant’s Final Synthesis: An Essay on the Opus Postumum

Kant’s Final Synthesis: An Essay on the Opus Postumum
This is the first book in English devoted entirely to Kant’s Opus postumum and its place in the Kantian oeuvre. Over the last few decades, the importance of this text for our […]


Problems of Knowledge: A Critical Introduction to Epistemology

Problems of Knowledge: A Critical Introduction to Epistemology
What is epistemology or “the theory of knowledge?” What is it really about? Why does it matter? What makes theorizing about knowledge “philosophical?” Why do some philosophers argue that epistemology—perhaps […]


Sextus Empiricus: Against the Ethicists

Sextus Empiricus: Against the Ethicists
This volume contains a new translation of Against the Ethicists, together with an introduction and extensive commentary. Those who have discussed this work in the past have tended to underestimate it, […]


Freedom and Responsibility

Freedom and Responsibility
Can we reconcile the idea that we are free and responsible agents with the idea that what we do is determined according to natural laws? For centuries, philosophers have tried […]


Concepts of Science: A Philosophical Analysis

Concepts of Science: A Philosophical Analysis
While the scientist works essentially with what he observes, with the measurable properties of nature, the philosopher of science is concerned to formulate the conceptual foundations of the scientific method. […]