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Rescher, Nicholas

  • [2010]  Finitude: a study of cognitive limits and limitations. Ontos, 2010
  • [2009]  Unknowability: an inquiry into the limits of knowledge. Lexington Books, 2009
  • [2009]  Ignorance: on the wider implications of deficient knowledge. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009
  • [2009]  Aporetics: rational deliberation in the face of inconsistency. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009
  • [2007]  Error: on our predicament when things go wrong. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007
  • [2006]  Error: on our predicament when things go wrong, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006
  • [2001]  Paradoxes: their roots, range, and resolution. Open Court, 2001
  • [2000]  Process Philosophy: a survey of basic issues. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000
  • [1999]  The Limits of Science. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999
  • [1996]  Process Metaphysics: an introduction to process philosophy. SUNY Press, 1996
  • [1995]  Process Metaphysics: an introduction to process philosophy. State University of New York Press, 1995
  • [1993]  Pluralism: against the demand for consensus. Oxford University Press, 1993
  • [1990]  Human Interests: reflections on philosophical anthropology. Stanford University Press, 1990
  • [1985]  The Strife of Systems: an essay on the grounds and implications of philosophical diversity. University of Pittsburg Press, 1985
  • [1985]  Strife of Systems: an essay on the grounds and implications of philosophical diversity. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1985
  • [1984]  The Limits of Science. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1984
  • [1979]  Cognitive Systematization; a system-theoretic approach to a coherent theory of knowledge. Oxford, Blackwell, 1979
  • [1967]  Avicenna on the Logic of Questions. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie, 49: 1-6, 1967

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[2016]:  Global Incomprehension of Increasing Violence Matching incapacity to question the reason why [Refs]

[2016]:  Reversing the Anthem of Europe to Signal Distress Transcending crises of governance via reverse music and reverse speech? [Refs]

[2016]:  Improvisation in Multivocal Poetic Discourse Basque lauburu and bertsolaritza as catalysts of global significance [Refs]

[2016]:  Engaging with Hyperreality through Demonique and Angelique? Mnemonic clues to global governance from mathematical theology and hyperbolic tessellation [Refs]

[2016]:  Variety of System Failures Engendered by Negligent Distinctions Mnemonic clues to 72 modes of viable system failure from a demonic pattern language [Refs]

[2016]:  Con-quest Aesthetically Reframed via the Concordian Mandala Inspired by implications of the systemantics of the Discordian Mandala [Refs]

[2016]:  Evoking Castalia as Envisaged, Entoned and Embodied -- informed by the bertsolitaria process ? The great game informed by the bertsolaritza cultural process? [Refs]

[2016]:  Destabilizing Multipolar Society through Binary Decision-making Alternatives to 2-stroke democracy suggested by 4-sided ball games [Refs]

[2015]:  Transcendent Integrity via Dynamic Configuration of Sub-understandings? Interactive orbital animations of world views using data-driven documents (d3.js) [Refs]

[2015]:  Requisite Meta-reflection on Engagement in Systemic Change? Fiat, fatwa and world-making in a period of existential radicalisation [Refs]

[2015]:  Radicalisation of Existence and Identity Recognizing the global emergence and influence of daimonic dynamics [Refs]

[2015]:  Collective Mea Culpa? You Must be Joking! Them is to blame, Not us ! [Refs]

[2015]:  Counteracting Extremes Enabling Normal Flying Insights for global governance from birds on the wing and the dodo [Refs]

[2014]:  The-O ring: Theory, Theorem, Theology, Theosophy? A playful intercultural quest for fruitful complementarity [Refs]

[2014]:  The-O Ring and The Bull Ring as Spectacular Archetypes Dramatic correlation of theatre, theory, theorem, theology, and theosophy [Refs]

[2014]:  Reimagining Tesla's Creativity through Technomimicry Psychosocial empowerment by imagining charged conditions otherwise [Refs]

[2014]:  Embodying a Hypercomplex of Unhygienic Nescience Questionable connectivity enabling apprehension of matters otherwise [Refs]

[2014]:  Systemic Reliance of World Religions on Human Sacrifice Covert use of fatal conflict to ensure vital resource management [Refs]

[2014]:  Radical Cognitive Mirroring of Globalization Dynamically inning the unquestioningly outed [Refs]

[2014]:  Challenges More Difficult for Science than Going to Mars Or exploring the origins of the Universe or of Life on Earth [Refs]

[2014]:  Metascience Enabling Upgrades to the Scientific Process Beyond Science 2.0 in the light of polyhedral metaphors? [Refs]

[2014]:  Is the World View of a Holy Father Necessarily Full of Holes? Mysterious theological black holes engendering global crises [Refs]

[2014]:  Investing Attention Essential to Viable Growth Radical self-reflexive reappropriation of financial skills and insights [Refs]

[2014]:  Anticipating When Blackbirds Sing Chinese Conversion from tweets to songbites to ensure integrity of communication [Refs]

[2014]:  Transcending an Asystemic View of Life Review of The Systems View of Life: a unifying vision [Refs]

[2013]:  Wholth as Sustaining Dynamic of Health and Wealth Cognitive dynamics sustaining the meta-pattern that connects [Refs]

[2013]:  Being Neither a-Waving Nor a-Parting Cognitive implications of wave-particle duality in the light of science and spirituality [Refs]

[2013]:  Being a Potential Waveform as an Experiential Choice Emergent dynamic qualities of identity and integrity [Refs]

[2013]:  University of Ignorance Engaging with nothing, the unknown, the incomprehensible, and the unsaid [Refs]

[2013]:  Civilization as a Global Configuration of Silences Recognizing silence of a higher order [Refs]

[2013]:  World Introversion through Paracycling Global potential for living sustainably outside-inside [Refs]

[2013]:  Eliciting a Universe of Meaning Within a global information society of fragmenting knowledge and relationships [Refs]

[2013]:  Reimagining Principles Enabling an Existential Ecostery Engendering out-of-the-box awareness and its transformation [Refs]

[2013]:  Affinity, Diaspora, Identity, Reunification, Return Reimagining possibilities of engaging with place and time [Refs]

[2012]:  Paradoxes of Engaging with the Ultimate in any Guise Living Life Penultimately [Refs]

[2012]:  Knowledge Processes Neglected by Science Insights from the crisis of science and belief [Refs]

[2012]:  Being a Poem in the Making Engendering a Multiverse through Musing [Refs]

[2012]:  Enactivating Multiversal Community Hearing a pattern of voices in the global wilderness [Refs]

[2012]:  Living with Incomprehension and Uncertainty Re-cognizing the varieties of non-comprehension and misunderstanding [Refs]

[2012]:  Configuring the Varieties of Experiential Nothingness  [Refs]

[2012]:  Way Round Cognitive Ground Zero and Pointlessness? Embodying the Geometry of Fundamental Cognitive Dynamics [Refs]

[2012]:  Transforming and Interweaving the Ways of Being Stoned Imagination, Promise, Rocks, Memorials, Petrification [Refs]

[2012]:  Transforming the Art of Conversation Conversing as the transformative science of development [Refs]

[2011]:  Massive Elicitation of Psychosocial Energy Requisite technology for collective enlightenment [Refs]

[2011]:  Global Brane Comprehension Enabling a Higher Dimensional Big Tent? Strategic implication in encompassing nothing and coming to naught [Refs]

[2011]:  Reintegration of a Remaindered World Cognitive recycling of objects of systemic neglect [Refs]

[2011]:  Mapping Paralysis and Tokenism in the Face of Potential Global Disaster Why nobody is about to do anything effective and what one might do about it [Refs]

[2011]:  The Consensus Delusion Mysterious attractor undermining global civilization as currently imagined [Refs]

[2011]:  Living as an Imaginal Bridge between Worlds Global implications of betwixt and between and liminality [Refs]

[2010]:  Strategic Embodiment of Time: Configuring questions fundamental to change [Refs]

[2010]:  Epistemological Panic in the face of Nonduality Does nothing matter? [Refs]

[2010]:  Warp and Weft of Future Governance Ninefold interweaving of incommensurable threads of discourse [Refs]

[2010]:  Engendering Invagination and Gastrulation of Globalization Reconstructive insights from the sciences and the humanities [Refs]

[2010]:  Cultivating Global Strategic Fantasies of Choice Learnings from Islamic Al-Qaida and the Republican Tea Party movement [Refs]

[2009]:  Engaging with Globality: through cognitive lines, circlets, crowns or holes  [Refs]

[2008]:  Self-reflexive Challenges of Integrative Futures  [Refs]

[2008]:  Unknown Undoing: challenge of incomprehensibility of systemic neglect [Refs]

[2008]:  Topology of Valuing: dynamics of collective engagement with polyhedral value configurations [Refs]

[2008]:  Psychodynamics of Collective Engagement with Polyhedral Value Configurations [Refs]

[2008]:  End of Science: the death knell as sounded by the Royal Society [Refs]

[2008]:  In Quest of Optimism Beyond the Edge: through avoidance of the answering process [Refs]

[2008]:  Being What You Want: problematic kataphatic identity vs. potential of apophatic identity? [Refs]

[2007]:  Potential Misuse of the Conveyor Metaphor: Recognition of the circular dynamic essential to its appropriate operation [Refs]

[2006]:  Am I Question or Answer? Problem or (re)solution? [Refs]

[2003]:  Varieties of the Unsaid in sustaining psycho-social community [Refs]

[1983]:  Development through Alternation [Refs]

[1982]:  Development as Discontinuous Societal Learning: Cyclic transformation of the global answer economy [Refs]