This book presents twenty essays by Nicholas Rescher, representing more than a decade of his work. The first part of the collection offers thoughts on the history of philosophy from the Presocratics to the twentieth century; the second part features essays on epistemology, the philosophy of science, metaphysics, the theory of historiography, and the logic of temporal concepts. Despite the range of topics, all essays are closely integrated at the methodological level.we had occasion to examine above, Buridan gives the example of a dog (!)a not an ass! a dying of hunger between two equal portions of food.32 It is clear, however, that this transposed example in an obscure manuscript could scarcely haveanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays in Philosophical Analysis|
|Publisher||:||University of Pittsburgh Pre - 1969-01-15|