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Introduction to realistic philosophy

John Daniel Wild

Introduction to realistic philosophy

by John Daniel Wild

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Realism.,
  • Ethics.,
  • Philosophy of nature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Wild.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB835 .W5 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 516 p. ;
    Number of Pages516
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2848183M
    ISBN 100819138908
    LC Control Number84010360

    The book should stimulate an interest in the great philosophical classics and convey that this "realistic philosophy," ancient as it is, is applicable to the philosophical problems of the modern world. There is a useful glos-sary of technical terms and, at the end of each chapter, a . Realism, in philosophy, the viewpoint which accords to things which are known or perceived an existence or nature which is independent of whether anyone is thinking about or perceiving them.. Varieties of philosophical realism. The history of Western philosophy is checkered with disputes between those who have defended forms of realism and those who have opposed them.

    Introduction “realistic,” “antirealist,” and “antirealistic.” These terms have a pre-cise meaning in the philosophy of science, a meaning that seems to be completely unfamiliar to most physicists. And it is not just that these physicists misuse these terms, it is rather that they simply toss them around with no attached meaning at Size: KB. The book was alright, I guess you could also say that it was quite annoying when some of the sentence structures and words were visibly trying to sound posh and more complicated than needed, especially for an introductory book. I have read other philosophy books and they don't always do this.

      This book is to be recommended for its effective portrayal of a hard-nosed objectivist, realist pragmatism.” — Philosophy in Review “In the course of sketching an entire philosophy of ‘methodological’ pragmatism, Rescher presides over the challenging and potentially fruitful union of the pragmatic perspective with such unlikely Pages: Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy Series editor: Paul K. Moser Loyola University of Chicago This innovative, well-structured series is for students who have already done an introductory course in philosophy. Each book introduces a core general subject in contemporary philosophy and offers students an access-File Size: 2MB.


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