BOOKS BY AND ABOUT NICHOLAS RESCHER

 

I. BOOKS BY NICHOLAS RESCHER

 

THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE: EVIDENCE AND ARGUMENT

 

Hypothetical Reasoning. Amsterdam (North-Holland Publishing Co.; "Studies in Logic" series edited by L.E.J. Brouwer, E.W. Beth and A. Heyting.), 1964.

 

The Coherence Theory of Truth. Oxford (The Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press), 1973. Reissued in 1982 by the University Press of America (Washington, D.C.).

 

Plausible Reasoning. Amsterdam (Van Gorcum), 1976.

 

Dialectics: A Controversy-Oriented Approach to the Theory of Knowledge. Albany (State University of New York Press), 1977. Translated into Japanese as Taiwa No Roni Tokyo: Kinokuniya Press, 1981.

 

Cognitive Systematization. Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1979. Co-published in the USA by Rowman & Littlefield. Translated into Spanish as Sistematizacion cognoscitiva (Mexico City: Siglo Veintiuno Editores, 1981).

 

Skepticism. Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1980. Co-published in the USA by Rowman & Littlefield.

 

Induction. Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1980. Co-published in the USA by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Translated into German as Induktion (Munich: Philosophia Verlag, 1986).

 

Empirical Inquiry. Totowa, N.J. (Rowan & Littlefield), 1982. Co-published in Great Britain by Athlone Press (London, 1982).

 

Studien zur naturwissenschaftlichen Erkenntnislehre. Wuerzburg (Koenigshausen & Neumann), 1996.

 

Paradoxes. Chicago, Ill. (Open Court Publishing Co.), 2001.

 

Philosophical Elaborations. Frankfurt (ONTOS) 2011.

 

Philosophische Vorstellungen: Studien ueber die menschliche Erkenntnis. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2012.

 

Cognitive Complications. Lanham, MD (Lexington Books), 2015.

 

 

THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE: LIMITS OF KNOWLEDGE

 

Epistemetrics. Cambridge (Cambridge University Press), 2006.

 

Presumption and Tentative Cognition. Cambridge (Cambridge University Press), 2006.

 

Dialectics: A Classical Approach to Inquiry. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2007.

 

Error. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2007.

 

Cognitive Idealization: On the Nature and Utility of Cognitive Ideals. Uxbridge, UK: (Cambridge Scholars Press), 2003.

 

Ignorance. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2009.

 

Unknowability: An Inquiry into Limits of Knowledge. Lanham, MD (Lexington Books), 2009.

 

Aporetics: Rational Deliberation in the Face of Inconsistency Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2009.

 

Finitude: A Study in Cognitive Limits and Limitations. Frankfurt (ONTOS) 2010.

 

Epistemic Merit: And Other Essays in Epistemology. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2012.

 

 

THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE: RATIONALITY AND PRAXIS

 

Forbidden Knowledge and Other Essays on the Philosophy of Cognition. Dordrecht (Reidel Publishing Co.), 1987. (Episteme Series, No.13).

 

Rationality. Oxford (Clarendon Press), 1988. Translated into German as Rationalitaet.(Wurzburg: Konigshausen & Neumann, 1993); into Spanish as La Racionalidad (Madrid: Editorial Tecnos, 1993); into Italian as Razionalita (Rome: Armando Editore, 1999).

 

Cognitive Economy: Economic Perspectives in the Theory of Knowledge. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1989.

 

A Useful Inheritance: Evolutionary Epistemology in Philosophical Perspective. Savage, MD (Rowman and Littlefield), 1989. Translated into German as Warum sind wir nicht klueger (Stuttgart: Hirzel Verlag, 1994).

 

Baffling Phenomena and Other Studies in the Philosophy of Knowledge and Valuation. Savage, MD (Rowman and Littlefield), 1991.

 

Human Knowledge in Idealistic Perspective. Princeton (Princeton University Press), 1991.

 

Satisfying Reason: Studies in the Theory of Knowledge. Dordrecht (Kluwer), 1995.

 

Objectivity: The Obligations of Impersonal Reason. Notre Dame (University of Notre Dame Press), 1997.

 

Inquiry Dynamics. New Brunswick, NJ (Transaction), 2000.

 

Rationalitaet, Wissenschaft, und Praxis. Wuerzburg (Konigshausen & Neumann), 2002.

 

Epistemology: On the Scope and Limits of Knowledge. Albany NY (SUNY Press), 2003.

 

Epistemic Logic. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2004.

 

Realism and Pragmatic Epistemology. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2005.

 

Cognitive Harmony. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2005.

 

Common Sense: A New Look at an Old Tradition. Milwaukee, WI. (Marquette University Press), 2005. [The Aquinas Lecture for 2005.]

 

On Rules and Principles: Their Nature and Interrelation. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2010.

 

Wishful Thinking--And Other Philosophical Reflections. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2009.

 

Axiogenesis: The Resolution of Ultimate Questions. Lanham MD (Lexington Books), 2010.

 

On Certainty: And Other Philosophical Essays on Cognition. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2011.

 

Epistemic Merit: And Other Essays on Epistemology. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2012.

 

On Reports. Publication details not yet available.

 

Epistemic Principles. Publication details not yet available.

 

 

METAPHYSICS

 

Essays in Philosophical Analysis: Historical and Systematic. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1969. Reissued in 1982 by the University Press of America (Washington, D.C.)

 

Conceptual Idealism. Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1973. Reissued in 1982 by the University Press of America (Washington, D.C.).

 

A Theory of Possibility. Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1975. Co-published in the USA by the University of Pittsburgh Press.

 

The Riddle of Existence: An Essay in Idealistic Metaphysics. Washington, D.C. (University Press of America), 1984.

 

Complexity: A Philosophical Overview. New Brunswick NJ. (Transaction Publishers), 1998.

 

Nature and Understanding: A Study of the Metaphysics of Science. Oxford (Clarendon Press), 2000.

 

Imagining Irreality: A Study of Unrealized Possibility. Chicago, Ill. (Open Court Publishing Co.), 2003.

 

Metaphysics: The Key Issues from a Realistic Perspective. Amherst, NY. (Prometheus Books), 2005.

 

Free Will. New Brunswick, NJ (Transaction Books), 2009.

 

Free Will: An Extensive Bibliography. Frankfurt (Ontos) 2010. With Estelle Burris.

 

Being and Value: And Other Philosophical Essays. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2008.

 

Reason, Method, and Value: A Reader in the Philosophy of Nicholas Rescher, ed. by Dale Jacquette. Frankfurt (Ontos), 2009.

 

Philosophical Issues. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2010.

 

Reality and Appearance. London (Continuum Books), 2010.

 

Philosophical Deliberations. Frankfurt (ONTOS). 2012.

 

On Explaining Existence. Frankfurt (ONTOS). 2012.

 

Metaphysical Perspectives. Publication details not yet available.

 

 

PRAGMATISM

 

The Primacy of Practice. Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1973. Translated into Spanish as La Primacia de la practica, Madrid (Editorial Tecnos), 1980.

 

Methodological Pragmatism. Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1977. Co-published in the USA by the New York University Press.

 

Communicative Pragmatism: And Other Philosophical Essays on Language. Lanham MD (Rowman & Littlefield), 1998.

 

Realistic Pragmatism: An Introduction to Pragmatic Philosophy. Albany (State University of New York Press), 1999.

 

Rationality in Pragmatic Perspective. Lewiston NY (Mellen Press), 2003.

 

Realism and Pragmatic Epistemology. Pittsburgh, PA. (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2004.

 

Cognitive Pragmatism. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2001.

 

Reason and Reality: Realism and Idealism in Pragmatic Perspective Lanham, MD (Rowman & Littlefield), 2005.

 

Epistemic Pragmatism. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2008.

 

Pragmatism. New Brunswick (Transaction Books), 2012.

 

The Pragmatic Vision: Themes in Philosophical Pragmatism. Totowa (Rowman & Littlefield), 2014.

 

Conceptual Pragmatism. Berlin (Springer), 2016.

 

 

PROCESS PHILOSOPHY

 

Process Metaphysics. Albany (State University of New York Press), 1995.

 

Process Philosophy: A Survey of Basic Issues. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2001.

 

Fondements de l'ontologie de proces. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2006.

 

Process Philosophical Deliberations. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2006.

 

Ideas in Process. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2009.

 

 

PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

 

Scientific Explanation. New York (The Free Press), 1970.

 

Scientific Progress: A Philosophical Essay on the Economics of Research in Natural Science. Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1978. Co-published in the USA by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Translated into German as Wissenschaftlicher Fortschritt (Berlin: De Gruyter Verlag, 1982). Translated into French as Le Progres Scientifique (Paris: Presses Universitaries de France, 1993).

 

Unpopular Essays on Technological Progress. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1980.

 

Risk: A Philosophical Introduction to the Theory of Risk Evaluation and Management. Washington, D.C. (University Press of America), 1983.

 

The Limits of Science. Berkeley and Los Angeles (University of California Press), 1984. Translated into German as Grenzen der Wissenschaft. Dietzingen: Reclam Verlag, 1985. Translated into Spanish as Las Limites de la Sciencia (Madrid: Editorial Tecnos, 1994). Translated into Italian as I Limita della Sciencia (Rome: Armando Editore, 1990). Second (revised and enlarged) edition (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999).

 

Scientific Realism: A Critical Reappraisal. Dordrecht (Reidel Publishing Co.), 1987.

 

Priceless Knowledge? An Essay to Economic Limits to Scientific Progress. Savage, MD (Rowman and Littlefield), 1996.

 

Predicting the Future. Albany NY (State University of New York Press), 1997.

 

Productive Evolution (Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2012.

 

 

ETHICS, VALUE THEORY, AND PHILOSOPHICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

 

Introduction to Value Theory. Englewood Cliffs (Prentice Hall), 1969. Reissued in 1982 by the University Press of America (Washington, D.C.).

 

Unselfishness: The Role of the Vicarious Affects in Moral Philosophy and Social Theory. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1975.

 

Ethical Idealism: A Study of the Import of Ideals. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London (University of California Press), 1987.

 

Moral Absolutes: An Essay on the Nature and the Rationale of Morality. New York (Peter Lang Publishing Co.), l989.

 

Human Interests: Reflections on Philosophical Anthropology. Stanford (Stanford University Press), 1990.

 

The Validity of Values: Human Values in Pragmatic Perspective. Princeton (Princeton University Press), 1992.

 

Luck. New York (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), 1995. Reissued by the University of Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA) 2000. Translated into German as Glueck (Berlin: Berlin Verlag, 1996); into Spanish by Carlos Gardini as Suerte, azard destino: Aventuras y desaventuras de la vida cotidiana (Santiago de Chile: Editorial Andrés Bello, 1997). Also translated into Japanese and Korean.

 

Razon y valores en la era cientifico-tecnologica. Barcelona (Editorial Paidos), 1999.

 

Sensible Decisions: On the Ways and Means of Rational Decision. Totowa, NJ (Rowman & Littlefield), 2003.

 

Value Matters: Studies in Axiology. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2004.

 

Vagaries of Value: Basic Issues in Value Theory. New Brunswick (Transaction), 2014.

 

 

SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY

 

Distributive Justice. New York (Bobbs Merrill Company), 1966. Reissued in 1982 by the University Press of America (Washington, D.C.).

 

Welfare: The Social Issues in Philosophical Perspective. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1972.

 

Pluralism: Against the Demand for Consensus. Oxford (Clarendon Press), 1993. Also published in Bulgarian translation.

 

Public Concerns: Philosophical Studies of Social Issues. Lanham, MD (Rowman & Littlefield), 1996.

 

Fairness. New Brunswick, NJ (Transaction Publishers), 2002.

 

 

LOGIC, PHILOSOPHICAL LOGIC (AND PHILOSOPHY OF LOGIC)

 

An Introduction to Logic. New York (St. Martin's Press), 1964.

 

The Logic of Commands. London (Routledge & Kegan Paul), 1966.

 

Topics in Philosophical Logic. Dordrecht (Reidel), 1968; Synthese Library.

 

Many-Valued Logic. New York (McGraw-Hill), 1969. Reprinted: Aldershot (Gregg Revivals), 1993.

 

Temporal Logic. New York and Vienna (Springer-Verlag), 1971. Co-authored with Alastair Urquhart.

 

Studies in Modality. Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1974. (American Philosophical Quarterly, Monograph Series.)

 

The Logic of Inconsistency: A Study in Nonstandard Possible-World Semantics and Ontology. Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1979; APQ Library of Philosophy. Co-authored with Robert Brandom. Published in the USA by Rowman & Littlefield (Totowa, NJ) 1979).

 

Conditionals, Cambridge MA (MIT Press), 2005.

 

Infinite Regress. New Brunswick, NJ (Transaction Press), 2010.

 

Beyond Sets: Towards a Theory of Collectivities. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2010.Co-authored with Patrick Grim.

 

Reflexivity. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2012. Co-authored with Patrick Grim.

 

Logical Inquiries. Berlin (De Gruyter), 2013.

 

 

PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION

 

Pascal's Wager: Practical Reasoning in Philosophical Theology. Notre Dame, IN (University of Notre Dame Press), 1985.

 

Scholastic Meditations. Washington, DC (Catholic University of America Press), 2005.

 

Issues in the Philosophy of Religion. Frankfurt (ONTOS) 2007.

 

Reason and Religion. Frankfurt (ONTOS). 2013.

 

 

METAPHILOSOPHY

 

The Strife of Systems: An Essay on the Grounds and Implications of Philosophical Diversity. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1985. Translated into Italian as La Lotti dei Sistemi (Genoa: Marietti, 1993); into German as Der Streit der Systeme (Wuerzburg: Koenigshausen und Neumann, 1997); into Spanish (in progress).

 

Standardism: An Empirical Approach to Philosophical Methodology. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1993. Reissued in paperback, 2000.

 

Metaphilosophical Inquiries. Princeton (Princeton University Press), 1994.

 

Profitable Speculations: Essays on Current Philosophical Themes. Lanham, MD (Rowman & Littlefield), 1997.

 

Minding Matter and Other Essays in Philosophical Inquiry. Lanham, MD (Rowman & Littlefield), 2001.

 

Philosophical Reasoning. Oxford (Blackwell), 2001.

 

What If? Thought Experimentation in Philosophy. New Brunswick, NJ. (Transaction Books), 2005.

 

Philosophical Dialectics: An Essay on Metaphilosophy. Albany, NY (SUNY Press), 2006.

 

Interpreting Philosophy: The Elements of Philosophical Hermeneutics. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2007.

 

Is Philosophy Dispensable: And Other Philosophical Studies. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2007.

 

Aporetics. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2008.

 

Ideas in Process: A Study in the Development of Philosophical Concepts. Frankfurt (Ontos), 2010.

 

Quantitative Philosophy. Frankfurt (Ontos), 2010.

 

Philosophical Textuality: Studies on Issues of Discourse in Philosophy. Frankfurt (Ontos), 2010.

 

Philosophical Inquiries: And Introduction to the Problems of Philosophy. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2010.

 

On Principle. Frankfurt (Ontos), 2010.

 

Philosophical Progress: And Other Philosophical Studies. Berlin (De Gruyter), 2014.

 

Metaphilosophy. Lewiston (Mellen Press), 2014.

 

A Journey Through Philosophy in 101 Anecdotes. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2015.

 

Concept Audits in Philosophy. Publication details not yet available.

 

 

HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY: LEIBNIZ

 

The Philosophy of Leibniz. Englewood Cliffs (Prentice Hall), 1967.

 

Leibniz: An Introduction to His Philosophy. Oxford (Basil Blackwell), 1979; APQ Library of Philosophy. Co-published in the USA by Rowman & Littlefield. Reprinted in 1986 by the University Press of America (Lanham, MD). Reprinted in 1993 by Gregg Revivals (Aldershot, UK).

 

Leibniz's Metaphysics of Nature: A Group of Essays. Dordrecht and Boston (Reidel), 1981.

 

Leibniz's Monadology: An Edition for Students. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1991. Co-published in the United Kingdom by Routledge (London).

 

On Leibniz. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2003. Second, revised and expanded edition, 2013.

 

Leibniz and Cryptography. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Library System), 2012. 2nd edition, 2013. Italian translation, Leibniz e la Crittografia:Italian translaton edited with preface by Massimo Mugnai. Pisa (Scuola Norale Supernona), 2014.

 

 

HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY: ANCIENT

 

Galen and the Syllogism: An Examination of the Claim that Galen Originated the Fourth Figure of the Syllogism. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1966.

 

The Refutation by Alexander of Aphrodisias of Galen's Treatise on The First Mover. Karachi (Publications of the Central Institute of Islamic Research), 1970. Co-authored with Michael E. Marmura.

 

Cosmos and Cognition: Studies in Greek Philosophy. Frankfurt (Ontos), 2005.

 

 

HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY; ARABIC PHILOSOPHY AND GRECO/ARABIC PHILOSOPHY

 

Al-Farabi: An Annotated Bibliography. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1962.

 

Al-Farabi's Short Commentary on Aristotle's "Prior Analytics." Translated from the Arabic, with Introduction and Notes. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1963.

 

Studies in the History of Arabic Logic. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1963.

 

The Development of Arabic Logic. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1964. Reprinted in 2009 by Zubal books.

 

Al-Kindi: An Annotated Bibliography. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1964.

 

Temporal Modalities in Arabic Logic. Dordrecht (Reidel), 1966; Supplementary Series of Foundations of Language.

 

Studies in Arabic Philosophy. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 1968. Reprinted in 2009 by Zubal books.

 

Introduction to Islamic Philosophy of Science and Logic With Mashhad Al-Allaf., Place? (Publisher?), 2005.

 

 

HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY: MEDIEVAL AND MODERN

 

Peirce's Philosophy of Science. Notre Dame (University of Notre Dame Press), 1978.

 

Kant's Theory of Knowledge and Reality: A Group of Essays. Washington, D.C. (University Press of America), 1983.

 

Frank Plumpton Ramsey: On Truth, ed. by Nicholas Rescher and Ulrich Majer. Dordrecht (Kluwer), 1991.

 

American Philosophy Today, and Other Philosophical Studies. Savage, MD (Rowman & Littlefield), 1994.

 

Essays in the History of Philosophy. Aldershot, UK (Avebury), 1995.

 

Kant and the Reach of Reason. Cambridge (Cambridge University Press), 1999.

 

Philosophical Episodes. Frankfurt (ONTOS), 2013.

 

A Journey through Philosophy in 1001 Anecdotes. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press), 2015.

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

Mid-Journey: An Unfinished Autobiography. Lanham, MD (University Press of America), 1983.

 

Ongoing Journey: An Autobiographical Essay. Lanham MD, (University Press of America), 1986. (An updating and continuation of the preceding.)

 

Instructive Journey: An Autobiographical Essay. Lanham MD, (University Press of America), 1996. (An updating and combination of the preceding.)

 

Enlightenting Journey: An Autobiographical Essay. Lanham MD, (Lexington Books), 2002.

 

Animal Conversations: A Collection of Fables. Verona, PA (NAP Publications), 1994.

 

Niagara-on-the-Lake as a Confederate Refuge. Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada (Niagara Historical Society Museum), 2003.

 

Roescher-Rescher-Rusher: A Fragmented History. Pittsburgh (Privately Printed), 2014.

 

 

COLLECTED PAPERS

 

Studies in 20th Century Philosophy. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2005.

 

Studies in Pragmatism. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2005.

 

Studies in Idealism. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2005.

 

Studies in Philosophical Inquiry. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2005.

 

Studies in Cognitive Finitude. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2006.

 

Studies in Social Philosophy. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2006.

 

Studies in Philosophical Anthropology. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2006.

 

Studies in Value Theory. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2006.

 

Studies in Metaphilosophy. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2006.

 

Studies in the History of Logic. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2006.

 

Studies in the Philosophy of Science. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2006.

 

Studies in Metaphysical Optimalism. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2006.

 

Studies in Leibniz Cosmology. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2006.

 

Studies in Epistemology. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2006.

 

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Reason, Method, and Value: A Reader on the Philosophy of Nicholas Rescher, edited by Dale Jacquette. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2006.

 

 

II. TRANSLATIONS OF NR'S BOOKS

 

THE PRIMACY OF PRACTICE: La primacia de la practica (Spanish tr. by Ana Sanchez Torres). Madrid (Editorial Tecnos), 1980.

 

DIALECTICS: Taiwa No Roni (Japanese tr. by Taneomi Uchida). Tokyo (Kinokuniya Press), 1981.

 

STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF ARABIC LOGIC (Arabic Translation). Cairo (Dar al Ma'arif), 1982.

 

THE DEVELOPMENT OF ARABIC LOGIC (Arabic tr. by Dr. Mohamed Mahran). Cairo (Dar al Ma'arif), 1986.

 

COGNITIVE SYSTEMATIZATION: Sistematizacion cognoscitiva (Spanish tr. by Carlos Rafael Luis). Mexico City (Siglo Vientiuno Editores), 1981.

 

SCIENTIFIC PROGRESS: (1) Wissenschaftlicher Fortschritt (German tr. by Gerhard Schaeffner). Berlin (de Gruyter Verlag), 1982.

 

(2) Le progres scientifique (French tr. by Michel Rosier). Paris (Presses Universitaires de France), 1993.

 

THE LIMITS OF SCIENCE: (1) Grenzen der Wissenschaft (German tr. by Kai Puntel). Dietzingen (Reclam Verlag), 1985. [Contains an introduction to NR's thought, "Einfuehrung in Nicholas Rescher's pragmatische System philosophie," pp. 7-47.]

 

(2) I limiti della scienza (Italian tr. by Rosalba Camedda). Rome (Armando Editore), 1990.

 

(3) Los limites de la Ciencia (Spanish tr. by Leonardo Rodriguez Dupla.) Madrid (Editorial Tecnos), 1994.

 

INDUCTION: Induktion: Zur Rechtfertigung des Induktiven Schliessens (German tr. by Gerhard Schaeffner). Munich (Philosophia Verlag), 1987; "Introductiones" Series.

 

RATIONALITY: (1) Rationalitaet (German tr. by Axel Wuestehube). Wuerzburg (Koenigshausen und Neumann), 1993.

 

(2) Razionalita (Italian tr. by Francesca Febbraro). Rome (Armando Editorial), 1999).

 

(3) La racionalidad. (Spanish tr. by S. Nuccetelli). Madrid (Editorial Technos), 1993.

 

(4) Chinese translation by Cau Guan Fa in progress.

 

THE STRIFE OF SYSTEMS: (1) La lucha de los sistemas (Spanish tr. by Adolfo GarcEia de la Sienre. Mexico City (UNAM = Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México), 1995.

 

(2) La lotti dei sistemi (Italian tr. arranged by Andrea Bottani.) Genoa (Marietti), 1993.

 

(3) Der Streit der Systeme (German tr. by Birger Brinkmeier). Wuerzburg (Koenigshausen & Neumann), 1997.

 

A USEFUL INHERITANCE. Warum sind Wir nicht klueger? German tr. by Astrid and Helmut Pape. Stuttgart (Hirzel Verlag, Edition Universitas), 1994.

 

COGNITIVE ECONOMY. (Chinese translation). Beijing (Jiang Xi Education Publishers), 1999.

 

LUCK: (1) Glueck: Die Chancen des Zufalls. German tr. by Jens Hagesledt. Berlin (Berlin Verlag), 1995.

 

(2) La suerte: Aventuras y desaventuras de la vida cotidiana. Spanish tr. by Carlos Gardini. Barcelona (Editorial Andrés Bello), 1997.

 

(3) Japanese translation. Tokyo (PHP Publishing House), 1999.

 

(4) Korean translation. Seoul (Good Guy Publishing Co.), 2000.

 

PLURALISM: Bulgarian translation by T. Petkov and K. Gebrahova. Sophia (Critique and Humanism Publishing House), 2001.

 

PROCESS METAPHYSCIS: Fondements de l'ontologie du proces. French translation by Michel Weber. Frankfurt (Ontos Verlag), 2005.

 

COMPLEXITY: Chinese Translation. Shanghai (Shanghai Scientific & Technological Education Publishing House), 2007.

 

PRESUMPTION. Chinese Translation by Jinxi Wang. 2009.

 

 

III. BOOKS ABOUT NR'S PHILOSOPHY

 

1. Ernest Sosa (ed.), The Philosophy of Nicholas Rescher. Dordrecht (D. Reidel), 1979. [A collection of critical essays with brief replies by N.R. [The contributors include: Annette Baier, Stephen Barker, Nuel D. Belnap, Jr., Laurence BonJour, Robert E. Butts, Roderick M. Chisholm, L. Jonathan Cohen, Jude J. Dougherty, Brian Ellis, R.M. Hare, Hide Ishiguro, George Von Wright, and John W. Yolton.]

 

2. Heinrich Coomann, Die Kohaerenztheorie der Wahrheit: Eine kritische Darstellung der Theorie Reschers von Ihrem historischen Hintergrund (Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Peter Lang, 1983).

 

3. Robert Almeder (ed.), Praxis and Reason: Studies in the Philosophy of Nicholas Rescher (Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1982.) [A collection of critical and expanding essa ys with brief replies by NR. The contributors include: Timo Airaksinen, Robert Almeder, Antonio Cua, John E. Hare, Risto Hilpinen, John Kekes, Gerald J. Massey, Jack W. Meiland, Mark Pastin, Friedrick Rapp, James Sterba, and Dennis Temple.]

 

4. Andrea Bottani, Verita e Coerenza: Suggio su'll epistemologia coerentista di Nicholas Rescher, (Milano: Franco Angeli Liberi, 1989). [A systematic study of NR's coherence theory of truth.]

 

5. Michele Marsonet, The Primacy of Practical Reason: An Essay on Nicholas Rescher's Philosophy (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1995).

 

6. Axel Wuestehube and Michael Quante (eds.), Pragmatic Idealism: Critical Essays on Nicholas Rescher's System of Pragmatic Idealism (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1998). [Critical essays on NR's "Pragmatic Idealism" trilogy by eighteen contemporary philosophers in Europe and the USA.]

 

7. Martin Carrier et. al (eds.), Science at the Century's End: Philosophical Questions on the Progress and Limits of Science. Pittsburgh and Konstanz (University of Pittsburgh Press and University of Konstanz Press), 2000. [Pp. 40-134 contains a symposium devoted to NR's work on the Limits of Science with contributions by Robert Almeder, Laura Ruetsche, Juergen Mittelstrass, and Martin Carrier.]

 

8. Lotfallah Nabavi, Avicennan Logic Based on Nicholas Rescher's Point of View. Tehran (Scientific and Cultural Publication Co.), 2003.

 

9. Michael Weber (ed.), After Whitehead: Rescher and Process Philosophy. Frankfurt (ONTOS Verlag), 2004.

 

10. Nicholas J. Moutafakis, Rescher on Rationality, Values, and Social Responsibility. Frankfurt (ONTOS Verlag), 2007.

 

11. Michele Marsonet. Idealism and Praxis: The Philosophy of Nicholas Rescher. Frankfurt (ONTOS Verlag), 2008.

 

12. Robert Almeder (ed.). Rescher Studies: A Collection of Essays on the Philosophy of Nicholas Rescher. Frankfurt (ONTOS Verlag), 2008.

 

13. Wenceslao J. Gonzalez, La predicción científica: concepciones filosófico-metodológicas desde H. Reichenbach a N. Rescher. Barcelona (Montesinos), 2010.

 

14. Wulf Kellerwessel: Nicholas Rescher: Das philosophische System (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2014).

 

 

IV. OTHER PUBLICATIONS ABOUT NR'S PHILOSOPHY

 

1. Lorenz Puntel, Einfuehrung in Nicholas Rescher's pragmatische Systemphilosophie, in Nicholas Rescher Die Grenzen der Wissenschaft (Ditzingen: Redam, 1985), German translation of The Limits of Science.

 

2. "On Nicholas Rescher's Work on Argumentation." A special issue of Informal Logic, vol. 14 (1992) No. 1, pp. 1-58. [Critical discussions of NR's work by Bryson Brown, David Goodman, Harvey Siegel, and Douglas Walton, with responses by NR.]

 

3. "Book Symposium" on Nicholas Rescher's trilogy, A System of Pragmatic Idealism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. 54 (1994), June issue. [Critical discussions of NR's "Pragmatic Idealism" triology by Cornelius Delaney, Jack Meiland, Timothy Sprigge, John Kekes, Terrance McConnell, Joseph Margolis, and Johanna Seibt.]

 

4. "Symposium on Nicholas Rescher's Pluralism," Deutsche Zeitschrift fuer Philosophie, vol. 42 (1994), pp. 291-334. [Critical discussion of NR's Pluralism by Hans-Peter Krueger, Lothar Schaefer, Logi Gunnasson, and Axel Wuestehube.]

 

 5. Timo Airaksinen, "Methodological Pragmatism: The Pragmatic Epistemology of Nicholas Rescher" in Pragmatik: Handbuch Pragmatischen Denkens ed. by Herbert Stachowiak, Vol. V (Hamburg: Felix Meiner, 1995), pp. 179-95.

 

6. Wenceslao J. Gonzalez, "Racionalidad cientifica y actividad humana Ciencia y valores en la Filosofia de N. Rescher," a long introductory discussion essay to NR's Razon y valores en la Era cientifico-technologica (Bacelona: Editorial Paidos, 1999), pp. 11-44.

 

7. Paul D. Murray, Reason, Truth and Theology in Pragmatist Perspective. Leuven (Peeters), 2004. [A theological study substantially devoted to NR's ideas.]

 

8. Symposium: "Nicholas Rescher on Pragmatic Philosophy," Contemporary Pragmatism, December 2005 issue.

 

 

V. DISSERTATIONS ABOUT NR'S PHILOSOPHY

 

1. Dennis M. Temple, A Study of Nicholas Rescher's Theory of Natural Law. St. Louis, MO (Ph.D. Dissertation at Washington University), 1979.

 

2. Heinrich Coomann Die Kohaerenztheorie der Wahrheit (Duesseldorf,1979). (A doctoral dissertation at the University of Duesseldorf centering on NR's The Coherence Theory of Truth.)

 

3. Andrea Bottani, Aspetti fondamentali della teoria coerentista della verita in Nicholas Rescher. Genova, 1982. (A doctoral dissertation at the University of Genoa, centering on NR's theory of truth.)

 

4. Axel Wuestehube, Vollstaenidige oder unvollstaendige Rationalitaet? Unlersuchungen zu einem Begriff pragmatischer Rationalitaet (Muenster, 1996). (A habilitation dissertation at the University of Muenster centering on NR's theory of pragmatic rationality.)

 

5. Bartosz Orlewski, Nicolaus Copernicno University, Meatfilozofia Nicholasa Reschera, Torun, 2008.

 

6. Jacek Poznanski, Scientific Progress and the Limits of Science according to Nicholas Rescher. (Doctoral dissertation for the Catholic University of Lublin (Poland), 2014).

 

7. Amanda Guillan Dopico, Scientific Prediction in Nicholas Rescher's Conception. (Doctoral dissertation, University of La Coruna (Spain), 2015).

 

 

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