3 edition of Philosophy and the historical understanding found in the catalog.
Philosophy and the historical understanding
W. B. Gallie
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||W. B. Gallie.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||236 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||236|
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.
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London: Chatto & Windus, (OCoLC) Philosophy - Wikipedia. Over the course of the text, the author has tried to outline the continuity of thought that leads from the historical roots of philosophy to a few of the diverse areas of inquiry that continue to make significant contributions to our understanding of ourselves and the world we live in.
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