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Blameworthy Belief

Blameworthy Belief Author Nikolaj Nottelmann
ISBN-10 9781402059612
Release 2007-07-18
Pages 282
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Believing the wrong thing can have drastic consequences. The question of when a person is not only ill-guided, but genuinely at fault for holding a particular belief goes to the root of our understanding of such notions as criminal negligence and moral responsibility. This book explores the conditions under which someone may be deemed blameworthy for holding a particular belief, drawing on contemporary epistemology, ethics and legal scholarship.



Formal Ontology and Conceptual Realism

Formal Ontology and Conceptual Realism Author Nino B. Cocchiarella
ISBN-10 9781402062049
Release 2007-09-05
Pages 332
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Theories about the ontological structure of the world have generally been described in informal, intuitive terms. This book offers an account of the general features and methodology of formal ontology. The book defends conceptual realism as the best system to adopt based on a logic of natural kinds. By formally reconstructing an intuitive, informal ontological scheme as a formal ontology we can better determine the consistency and adequacy of that scheme.



Philosophical Lectures on Probability

Philosophical Lectures on Probability Author Bruno de Finetti
ISBN-10 9781402082016
Release 2008-05-20
Pages 216
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Bruno de Finetti (1906–1985) is the founder of the subjective interpretation of probability, together with the British philosopher Frank Plumpton Ramsey. His related notion of “exchangeability” revolutionized the statistical methodology. This book (based on a course held in 1979) explains in a language accessible also to non-mathematicians the fundamental tenets and implications of subjectivism, according to which the probability of any well specified fact F refers to the degree of belief actually held by someone, on the ground of her whole knowledge, on the truth of the assertion that F obtains.



Warranted Christian Belief

Warranted Christian Belief Author Alvin Plantinga
ISBN-10 9780195131925
Release 2000
Pages 508
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This is the third volume in Alvin Plantinga's trilogy on the notion of warrant, which he defines as that which distinguishes knowledge from true belief. In this volume, Plantinga examines warrant's role in theistic belief, tackling the questions of whether it is rational, reasonable, justifiable, and warranted to accept Christian belief and whether there is something epistemically unacceptable in doing so. He contends that Christian beliefs are warranted to the extent that they are formed by properly functioning cognitive faculties, thus, insofar as they are warranted, Christian beliefs are knowledge if they are true.



The Fundamental Concept of Crime in International Criminal Law

The Fundamental Concept of Crime in International Criminal Law Author Iryna Marchuk
ISBN-10 9783642282461
Release 2013-07-29
Pages 304
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This book examines the rapid development of the fundamental concept of a crime in international criminal law from a comparative law perspective. In this context, particular thought has been given to the catalyzing impact of the criminal law theory that has developed in major world legal systems upon the crystallization of the substantive part of international criminal law. This study offers a critical overview of international and domestic jurisprudence with regard to the construal of the concept of a crime (actus reus, mens rea, defences, modes of liability) and exposes roots of confusion in international criminal law through a comprehensive comparative analysis of substantive criminal laws in selected legal jurisdictions.



Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals

Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals Author Immanuel Kant
ISBN-10 9780486112497
Release 2012-04-04
Pages 96
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What is morally permissible, and what is morally obligatory? These questions form the core of a vast amount of philosophical reasoning. Kant proposes the answers with the Categorical Imperative, his best-known contribution to ethics.



Knowledge Triumphant

Knowledge Triumphant Author Franz Rosenthal
ISBN-10 9789004153868
Release 1970
Pages 355
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In "Knowledge Triumphant," Franz Rosenthal observes that the Islamic civilization is one that is essentially characterized by knowledge ("'ilm"), for "ilm is one of those concepts that have dominated Islam and given Muslim civilization its distinctive shape and complexion." There is no branch of Muslim intellectual and daily life that remained untouched by the all-pervasive attitude towards 'knowledge' as something of supreme value for Muslim being. With a new foreword by Dimitri Gutas.



Instructions for the Netherworld

Instructions for the Netherworld Author Alberto Bernabé Pajares
ISBN-10 9789004163713
Release 2008
Pages 379
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Orphic gold tables are key documents for the knowledge of rites and beliefs of Orphics, an atypical group that configured a highly original creed and that influenced powerfully over other Greek writers and thinkers. The recent discovery of some tablets has forced a noteworthy modification of some points of view and a review ofthe different hypothesis proposed about them. The book presents a complete edition of the texts, their translation and some fundamental keys for their interpretation, in an attempt at updating our current knowledge on Orphic ideas about the soul and the Afterlife stated in those texts. The work is improved with an appendix of iconographic annotations in which some plastic representations in drawings are reproduced related to the universe of tablets, selected and commented on by Ricardo Olmos.



CBT for Common Trauma Responses

CBT for Common Trauma Responses Author Michael J Scott
ISBN-10 9781446292143
Release 2012-12-18
Pages 264
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This is the first book to show how to use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with the full spectrum of post-traumatic responses; exploring how they affect and relate to one another. Focusing not only on co-morbidity with other anxiety disorders and depression, the book looks more widely at, for example, co-existing pain, substance abuse and head injury. After discussing how to tailor CBT practice to work most effectively with trauma responses in real-world settings, Michael J Scott goes on to explore the step-by-step treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, other commonly occurring disorders and, finally, secondary traumatisation. Those training to work with young people, or already doing so, will find the focus in Part Three on CBT with traumatized children invaluable.



The Mismeasure of Wealth

The Mismeasure of Wealth Author Patrick Murray
ISBN-10 9789004326071
Release 2016-09-15
Pages 568
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The Mismeasure of Wealth: Essays on Marx and Social Form gathers Patrick Murray’s essays reinterpreting Marx and Marxian theory published since his Marx’s Theory of Scientific Knowledge (1988), along with a previously unpublished essay and an introduction.



New Perspectives on Human Development

New Perspectives on Human Development Author Nancy Budwig
ISBN-10 9781107112322
Release 2017-04-17
Pages 518
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This book address fundamental questions of human development, revisiting old questions and applying original empirical findings.



Sight and Embodiment in the Middle Ages

Sight and Embodiment in the Middle Ages Author S. Biernoff
ISBN-10 9780230508354
Release 2002-07-01
Pages 248
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This book breaks new ground by bringing postmodern writings on vision and embodiment into dialogue with medieval texts and images: an interdisciplinary strategy that illuminates and complicates both cultures. This is an invaluable reference work for anyone interested in the history and theory of visuality, and it is essential reading for scholars of art, science or spirituality in the medieval period.



Cognition and Emotion

Cognition and Emotion Author Jan de Houwer
ISBN-10 9781136980947
Release 2010-05-09
Pages 360
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Emotions are complex and multifaceted phenomena. Although they have been examined from a variety of perspectives, the study of the interaction between cognition and emotion has always occupied a unique position within emotion research. Many philosophers and psychologists have been fascinated by the relationship between thinking and feeling. During the past 30 years, research on the relationship between cognition and emotion has boomed and so many studies on this topic have been published that it is difficult to keep track of the evidence. This book fulfils the need for a review of the existing evidence on particular aspects of the interplay between cognition and emotion. The book assembles a collection of state-of-the-art reviews of the most important topics in cognition and emotion research: emotion theories, feeling and thinking, the perception of emotion, the expression of emotion, emotion regulation, emotion and memory, and emotion and attention. By bringing these reviews together, this book presents a unique overview of the knowledge that has been generated in the past decades about the many and complex ways in which cognition and emotion interact. As such, it provides a useful tool for both students and researchers alike, in the fields of social, clinical and cognitive psychology.



The Teleological Ethics of Fakhr al Din al Razi

The Teleological Ethics of Fakhr al Din al Razi Author A. Shihadeh
ISBN-10 9785872504658
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A history of Tristan scholarship

A history of Tristan scholarship Author Rosemary Picozzi
ISBN-10 UOM:39015006563608
Release 1971
Pages 166
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A history of Tristan scholarship has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A history of Tristan scholarship also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A history of Tristan scholarship book for free.



EGirls ECitizens

EGirls  ECitizens Author Jane Bailey
ISBN-10 9780776622590
Release 2015-04-23
Pages 518
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eGirls, eCitizens is a landmark work that explores the many forces that shape girls’ and young women’s experiences of privacy, identity, and equality in our digitally networked society. Drawing on the multi-disciplinary expertise of a remarkable team of leading Canadian and international scholars, as well as Canada’s foremost digital literacy organization, MediaSmarts, this collection presents the complex realities of digitized communications for girls and young women as revealed through the findings of The eGirls Project (www.egirlsproject.ca) and other important research initiatives. Aimed at moving dialogues on scholarship and policy around girls and technology away from established binaries of good vs bad, or risk vs opportunity, these seminal contributions explore the interplay of factors that shape online environments characterized by a gendered gaze and too often punctuated by sexualized violence. Perhaps most importantly, this collection offers first-hand perspectives collected from girls and young women themselves, providing a unique window on what it is to be a girl in today’s digitized society.



Biomedical Ethics and the Law

Biomedical Ethics and the Law Author James M. Humber
ISBN-10 9781468422238
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 541
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In the past few years an increasing number of colleges and universities have added courses in biomedical ethics to their curricula. To some extent, these additions serve to satisfy student demands for "relevance. " But it is also true that such changes reflect a deepening desire on the part of the academic community to deal effectively with a host of problems which must be solved if we are to have a health-care delivery system which is efficient, humane, and just. To a large degree, these problems are the unique result of both rapidly changing moral values and dramatic advances in biomedical technology. The past decade has witnessed sudden and conspicuous controversy over the morality and legality of new practices relating to abortion, therapy for the mentally ill, experimentation using human subjects, forms of genetic interven tion, suicide, and euthanasia. Malpractice suits abound and astronomical fees for malpractice insurance threaten the very possibility of medical and health-care practice. Without the backing of a clear moral consensus, the law is frequently forced into resolving these conflicts only to see the moral issues involved still hotly debated and the validity of existing law further questioned. In the case of abortion, for example, the laws have changed radically, and the widely pub licized recent conviction of Dr. Edelin in Boston has done little to foster a moral consensus or even render the exact status of the law beyond reasonable question.