skip to content
Making sense of the world : new essays on the philosophy of understanding Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Making sense of the world : new essays on the philosophy of understanding

Author: Stephen R Grimm
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Making Sense of the World offers original work on the nature of understanding by a range of distinguished philosophers. Although some of the essays are by scholars well known for their work on understanding, many of the essays bring entirely new figures to the discussion. The main purpose of the volume is twofold: to advance debates in epistemology and the philosophy of science, where work on understanding has  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Making sense of the world.
New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)992732864
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Grimm
ISBN: 9780190469870 0190469870 0190469889 9780190469887
OCLC Number: 1009619232
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Introduction / Stephen R. Grimm --
2. The Unity of Understanding / John Bengson --
3. Understanding Persons and the Problem of Power / Remy Debes --
4. Religious Understanding, Naturalism, and Desire / Fiona Ellis --
5. Philosophy, Knowledge, and Understanding / Gordon Graham --
6. The Ethics of Understanding / Stephen R. Grimm --
7. Understanding and Structure / Allan Hazlett --
8. Aesthetic Understanding / Alison Hills --
9. Why (Study) the Humanities?: The View from Science / Jenann Ismael --
10. Understanding and Coming to Understand / Michael Lynch --
11. Against Understanding (as a Condition on Explanation) / Bradford Skow --
12. Understanding and Fluency / J. D. Trout.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen R. Grimm.

Abstract:

This collection offers original work on the nature of understanding by a range of distinguished philosophers. Although some of the essays are by scholars well known for their work on understanding,  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1009619232> # Making sense of the world : new essays on the philosophy of understanding
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "1009619232" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/121/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4572100018#Topic/knowledge_theory_of> ; # Knowledge, Theory of
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4572100018#Topic/comprehension> ; # Comprehension
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4572100018#Topic/philosophy_epistemology> ; # PHILOSOPHY / Epistemology
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BD181> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2018" ;
    schema:datePublished "2018" ;
    schema:description "Making Sense of the World offers original work on the nature of understanding by a range of distinguished philosophers. Although some of the essays are by scholars well known for their work on understanding, many of the essays bring entirely new figures to the discussion. The main purpose of the volume is twofold: to advance debates in epistemology and the philosophy of science, where work on understanding has recently flourished, and to jumpstart new questions and debates about understanding in other areas of philosophy, such as aesthetics, ethics, and the philosophy of religion."@en ;
    schema:description "1. Introduction / Stephen R. Grimm -- 2. The Unity of Understanding / John Bengson -- 3. Understanding Persons and the Problem of Power / Remy Debes -- 4. Religious Understanding, Naturalism, and Desire / Fiona Ellis -- 5. Philosophy, Knowledge, and Understanding / Gordon Graham -- 6. The Ethics of Understanding / Stephen R. Grimm -- 7. Understanding and Structure / Allan Hazlett -- 8. Aesthetic Understanding / Alison Hills -- 9. Why (Study) the Humanities?: The View from Science / Jenann Ismael -- 10. Understanding and Coming to Understand / Michael Lynch -- 11. Against Understanding (as a Condition on Explanation) / Bradford Skow -- 12. Understanding and Fluency / J. D. Trout."@en ;
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4572100018#Person/grimm_stephen_r_stephen_robert_1971> ; # Stephen Robert Grimm
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4572100018> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/992732864> ;
    schema:name "Making sense of the world : new essays on the philosophy of understanding"@en ;
    schema:productID "1009619232" ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190469863.001.0001> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1625672> ;
    schema:url <http://rave.ohiolink.edu/ebooks/ebc/9780190469863> ;
    schema:url <http://proxy.ohiolink.edu:9099/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780190469863.001.0001> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780190469870> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780190469887> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1009619232> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4572100018#Person/grimm_stephen_r_stephen_robert_1971> # Stephen Robert Grimm
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1971" ;
    schema:familyName "Grimm" ;
    schema:givenName "Stephen Robert" ;
    schema:givenName "Stephen R." ;
    schema:name "Stephen Robert Grimm" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4572100018#Topic/knowledge_theory_of> # Knowledge, Theory of
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Knowledge, Theory of"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4572100018#Topic/philosophy_epistemology> # PHILOSOPHY / Epistemology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "PHILOSOPHY / Epistemology"@en ;
    .

<http://rave.ohiolink.edu/ebooks/ebc/9780190469863>
    rdfs:comment "Connect to resource" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780190469870>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0190469870" ;
    schema:isbn "9780190469870" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780190469887>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0190469889" ;
    schema:isbn "9780190469887" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/992732864>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Making sense of the world." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1009619232> ; # Making sense of the world : new essays on the philosophy of understanding
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.