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The Resource Philosophical clarifications : studies illustrating the methodology of philosophical elucidation, Nicholas Rescher, (electronic book)

Philosophical clarifications : studies illustrating the methodology of philosophical elucidation, Nicholas Rescher, (electronic book)

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Philosophical clarifications : studies illustrating the methodology of philosophical elucidation
Title
Philosophical clarifications
Title remainder
studies illustrating the methodology of philosophical elucidation
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Rescher
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Subject
Language
eng
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Rescher, Nicholas.
Dewey number
109
Index
index present
LC call number
B72
LC item number
.R47 2019
Literary form
non fiction
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Philosophy
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Philosophical clarifications : studies illustrating the methodology of philosophical elucidation, Nicholas Rescher, (electronic book)
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Preface; Contents; Part I Issues of Philosophy; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 On Philosophical Deliberation; Philosophy's Mission; Philosophical Data; The "Big Questions"; On the Need for Philosophizing; On Securing Conviction: Philosophy as Rational Estimation; Philosophical Exposition; Philosophical Merits; Enhanced Understanding; Explaining Experience; Value Enlightenment; Life Guidance; Philosophical Deficiencies; Problems of Evaluation; The Issue of Expertise; Assessment Issues: The Root of Philosophical Disagreement; Philosophical Systematization
  • Harmonization with ExperienceObjectivity (Relativism vs. Contextualism); Philosophical Criticism; The Big Questions; What Can Be Done About Philosophical Questions?; The Individual and the Community; Contextualism vs. Relativism; Chapter 3 On Philosophical Historiography; Introduction; Uncertain Boundaries; Expanding Horizons; Consequences for the Individual; Obstacles to Mastery; Specialization and Division of Labor; Affinity Grouping; Consequences for the Field; Complexification; Agenda Enlargement and Topical Balkanization; Exegetic Distancing; Diminishing Returns; Issues of Fashion
  • The Revolt of the MassesThe History of Philosophy; Present Needs; Chapter 4 Pragmatic Perspectives; Purpose; The Generic Pragmatism of Purpose; The Legitimacy of Goals; Functionalistic Perspectives; Cognitive Pragmatism; The Methodological Aspect; Behavioral Pragmatism I: Ethical Pragmatism; Behavioral Pragmatism Ii: Social Pragmatism; Cognitive Pragmatism; Practical and Cognitive Rationalities Are Intertwined; Pragmatism Is a Crassly Materialistic; Evolution; Science; An Objection; Monitoring the Adequacy of Science: The Arbitrament of Praxis; Nature and Spirit
  • On the Transmutations of American PragmatismPart II Issues of Knowledge; Chapter 5 Imprecise Boundaries; Concept Boundaries; Accommodating Imprecision Via Accuracy; Grappling with Imprecision; Practicalities; Chapter 6 Conjecture; Cognitive Gapfilling and Risk; Rational Conjecture as Harmonization; Examples; Curve Fitting; Philological Reasoning; The Conjectural Interpretation of Reports; The Symbiosis of Induction and Harmonization; Chapter 7 The Limits of Language; Wittgenstein's Paradox; Some Antecedent Ideas-Leibniz and Kant; Modes of Unstatability; A Foray into Symbolism
  • Vagrant Predicates and Non-instantiable PropertiesUnrealizable Demands and the Failure of Intuitionism; Concrete vs. Generic Knowledge and Ignorance; Wittgenstein Reproved; Unspecifiable Possibilities; Conclusion; Bibliography; Chapter 8 Quantitative Epistemology; Bibliography; Chapter 9 Issues of Explanation; Setting the Stage; Limits of Systemic Rationalization; Some Examples of Explanatory Discrepancy; Explaining the Surdity; The Principle of Sufficient Reason; Chapter 10 Does Inference to the Best Explanation Work?; The Basic Idea; Merit Complexity; The Desideratum Perplex
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783030152697
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Philosophical clarifications : studies illustrating the methodology of philosophical elucidation, Nicholas Rescher, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Preface; Contents; Part I Issues of Philosophy; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 On Philosophical Deliberation; Philosophy's Mission; Philosophical Data; The "Big Questions"; On the Need for Philosophizing; On Securing Conviction: Philosophy as Rational Estimation; Philosophical Exposition; Philosophical Merits; Enhanced Understanding; Explaining Experience; Value Enlightenment; Life Guidance; Philosophical Deficiencies; Problems of Evaluation; The Issue of Expertise; Assessment Issues: The Root of Philosophical Disagreement; Philosophical Systematization
  • Harmonization with ExperienceObjectivity (Relativism vs. Contextualism); Philosophical Criticism; The Big Questions; What Can Be Done About Philosophical Questions?; The Individual and the Community; Contextualism vs. Relativism; Chapter 3 On Philosophical Historiography; Introduction; Uncertain Boundaries; Expanding Horizons; Consequences for the Individual; Obstacles to Mastery; Specialization and Division of Labor; Affinity Grouping; Consequences for the Field; Complexification; Agenda Enlargement and Topical Balkanization; Exegetic Distancing; Diminishing Returns; Issues of Fashion
  • The Revolt of the MassesThe History of Philosophy; Present Needs; Chapter 4 Pragmatic Perspectives; Purpose; The Generic Pragmatism of Purpose; The Legitimacy of Goals; Functionalistic Perspectives; Cognitive Pragmatism; The Methodological Aspect; Behavioral Pragmatism I: Ethical Pragmatism; Behavioral Pragmatism Ii: Social Pragmatism; Cognitive Pragmatism; Practical and Cognitive Rationalities Are Intertwined; Pragmatism Is a Crassly Materialistic; Evolution; Science; An Objection; Monitoring the Adequacy of Science: The Arbitrament of Praxis; Nature and Spirit
  • On the Transmutations of American PragmatismPart II Issues of Knowledge; Chapter 5 Imprecise Boundaries; Concept Boundaries; Accommodating Imprecision Via Accuracy; Grappling with Imprecision; Practicalities; Chapter 6 Conjecture; Cognitive Gapfilling and Risk; Rational Conjecture as Harmonization; Examples; Curve Fitting; Philological Reasoning; The Conjectural Interpretation of Reports; The Symbiosis of Induction and Harmonization; Chapter 7 The Limits of Language; Wittgenstein's Paradox; Some Antecedent Ideas-Leibniz and Kant; Modes of Unstatability; A Foray into Symbolism
  • Vagrant Predicates and Non-instantiable PropertiesUnrealizable Demands and the Failure of Intuitionism; Concrete vs. Generic Knowledge and Ignorance; Wittgenstein Reproved; Unspecifiable Possibilities; Conclusion; Bibliography; Chapter 8 Quantitative Epistemology; Bibliography; Chapter 9 Issues of Explanation; Setting the Stage; Limits of Systemic Rationalization; Some Examples of Explanatory Discrepancy; Explaining the Surdity; The Principle of Sufficient Reason; Chapter 10 Does Inference to the Best Explanation Work?; The Basic Idea; Merit Complexity; The Desideratum Perplex
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783030152697
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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