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Worlds of Truth

A Philosophy of Knowledge

Wiley, J,
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Worlds of Truth: A Philosophy of Knowledge explicates andbuilds upon a half century of philosophical work by the notedphilosopher Israel Scheffler.
* Propounds a new doctrine of plurealism which maintainsthe existence of multiple real worlds
* Offers a defense of absolute truth, which denies certainty andeschews absolutism, and defends systematic relativity, objectivity,and fallibilism
* Emphasizes a wide range of pragmatic interests: epistemologyand scientific development, cognition and emotion, science andethics, ritual and culture, and art and science


Titel: Worlds of Truth
Autoren/Herausgeber: Israel Scheffler
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781444310931

Seitenzahl: 168
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Israel Scheffler is Victor S. Thomas Professor of Education and Philosophy Emeritus at Harvard University and serves as Scholar-in-Residence at the Mandel Center at Brandeis University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a founding member of the National Academy of Education and a past president of both the Philosophy of Science Association and the Charles S. Peirce Society. Among his various books are The Anatomy of Inquiry (1963), Science and Subjectivity (1967), Four Pragmatists (1974), Beyond the Letter (1979), and Symbolic Worlds: Art, Science, Language, Ritual (1997). - Newsletter
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