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    • Perceiving and Knowing as Activities 

      Machamer, Peter; Springle, Alison (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2016)
      According to the tradition of most empiricists, perception is the basis for all our knowledge (at least of the world). The tradition also assumes that perception by humans is a passive activity resulting in some static ...
    • The Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes: Monist, Materialist and Mechanist 

      Machamer, Peter (Instytut Filozofii Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2012)
      This essay will present Hobbes as the most consistent philosopher of the 17th century, and show that in all areas his endeavors have cogency that is unrivalled, in many ways even to this day. The second section will outline ...