The Ashgate Epistemology and Mind series presents contemporary international research at the intersection of metaphysics, epistemology, mind and language. Rooted in an awareness of the great epistemological and metaphysical issues dominating early modern philosophy, but focussed on contemporary, cutting edge research, the series aims to be inclusive and titles cross sub-disciplinary boundaries and integrate philosophy with psychology and other social sciences and the sciences. Offering research-led, yet intellectually accessible, stimulating new contributions to each topic for a wide international breadth of readers, each book breaks new ground in contemporary research to stimulate fresh debate in epistemology and philosophy of mind. This series of individually authored books is framed by a cluster of specially commissioned volumes of essay collections edited by leading scholars in the field. Particular focus areas for the series include: The A Priori; Other Minds; Psychological Explanation; Rationality and Norms of Reason; Empiricism; Contextualism; Direct Perception; Virtue Epistemology; Deductive Argument; Transcendental Arguments; Emotion & Expression; Privileged Access and First Person Authority.
Understanding Emotions Mind and Morals
January 09, 2002
Understanding Emotions presents eight original essays on the emotions from leading contemporary philosophers in North America and the U.K: Simon Blackburn, Bill Brewer, Peter Goldie, Dan Hutto, Adam Morton, Michael Stocker, Barry Smith, and Finn Spicer. Goldie and Spicer's introductory chapter ...
November 11, 2016
How do you grasp the contents of your mind - your desires, your fears, your sensations, your beliefs? We typically think that we are better able to discern our own mental states than others are. But is this correct? And if it is, what explains your special or 'privileged' access to your own ...