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Philosophy and the historical understanding

W. B. Gallie

Philosophy and the historical understanding

by W. B. Gallie

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementW. B. Gallie.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination236 p. ;
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13526399M
    OCLC/WorldCa4936669

    Positivism is a philosophical theory stating that certain ("positive") knowledge is based on natural phenomena and their properties and relations. Thus, information derived from sensory experience, interpreted through reason and logic, forms the exclusive source of all certain knowledge. Positivism holds that valid knowledge (certitude or truth) is found only in this a posteriori knowledge. A major voice in late twentieth-century philosophy, Alan Donagan is distinguished for his theories on the history of philosophy and the nature of morality. The Philosophical Papers of Alan Donagan, volumes 1 and 2, collect 28 of Donagan’s most important and best-known essays on historical understanding and ethics from to Volume 1 includes essays on Spinoza, Descartes, Bradley.

    HISTORICAL OVERVIEW William K. Frankena. CURRENT TRENDS Nicholas C. Burbules Nathan Raybeck. HISTORICAL OVERVIEW. The word education is used sometimes to signify the activity, process, or enterprise of educating or being educated and sometimes to signify the discipline or field of study taught in schools of education that concerns itself with this activity, process, or enterprise. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Ladyman, James, –. Understanding philosophy of science/James Ladyman. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Science – Philosophy. I. Title. QL – dc21 ISBN 0– File Size: KB.

    Hobbes's own deductive scientific philosophy was not experimental--in "deductive" reasoning, a conclusion follows necessarily from the stated premises, rather than being inferred from instances of these premises--but Hobbes maintained that it provided better understanding of the universe and society than both traditional philosophy and. "Feke’s book deserves a place on the shelves of historians of science, philosophers, and classicists alike."—Marco Romani Mistretta, Bryn Mawr Classical Review "This important study will significantly improve our historical understanding of the originality of Ptolemy’s position."—Alain Bernard, Journal of the History of Astronomy.


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