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Problems in philosophical inquiry

Julius R. Weinberg

Problems in philosophical inquiry

by Julius R. Weinberg

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York, London .
Written in English


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Statement[compiled by] Julius R. Weinberg, Keith E. Yandell. Vol.4, Philosophy of religion.
ContributionsYandell, Keith E.
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Open LibraryOL13774528M

  Blending social analysis and philosophy, Albert Borgmann maintains that technology creates a controlling pattern in our lives. This pattern, discernible even in such an inconspicuous action as switching on a stereo, has global effects: it sharply divides life into labor and leisure, it sustains the industrial democracies, and it fosters the view that the earth itself is a technological : University of Chicago Press.   The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell - FULL Audio Book - The Problems of Philosophy is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of.

  Overall, this new edition of The Public and Its Problems is an important contribution to the primary source Dewey literature. It is also an exciting avenue for students to enter into the dialogue about what constitutes good governance through familiarity with a classic text in American philosophy. Jonathan Wolff's Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry is a sustained discussion of how philosophical reasoning can actually be put to work in ways directly helpful to policy-making. In the course of this admirable book, Wolff addresses a diverse range of problems faced by policy makers, in each case providing an account of how.

Book Description: InPhilosophical Inquiries,Nicholas Rescher offers his perspectives on many of the foundational concerns of philosophy and reminds us that the purpose of philosophy is to "question the questions."Rescher sees the need to inquire as an evolutionary tool for adapting to a hostile environment and shows how philosophy has thus developed in an evolutionary fashion, building upon. Problems in Philosophy: The Limits of Inquiry Colin McGinn This advanced introductory text offers a synoptic view of philosophical inquiry, discussing such topics as consciousness, the self, meaning, free will, the a priori, and knowledge.


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The book is also short and and can be read within a few hours, in perhaps one or two readings. This is probably one of the reasons why this book has been such a popular text. For me this book was an introduction to Russell's vastly superior work: A History of Western Philosophy.

I /5(). Genre/Form: Introductions: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weinberg, Julius R. (Julius Rudolph), Problems in philosophical inquiry. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together Problems in philosophical inquiry book and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Problems in Philosophy is a critical introduction to philosophy. The author offers a synoptic view of philosophical inquiry, discussing such topics as reason and truth, consciousness, the self, meaning, free will, the a priori, and knowledge.

The emphasis is on the fundamental intractability of these issues, and a theory is proposed as to why Cited by: Nicholas Rescher. Philosophical Inquiries: An Introduction to Problems of Philosophy. Published: Nicholas Rescher, Philosophical Inquiries: An Introduction to Problems of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh Press,pp., $ (pbk), ISBN Reviewed by Dennis M.

Senchuk, Indiana University. "Philosophical inquiry involves attempting to answer the most fundamental questions about a topic. (The answer to question A is more fundamental than the answer to question B if and only if the answer to B takes for granted or presupposes the answ.

This advanced introductory text offers a synoptic view of philosophical inquiry, discussing such topics as consciousness, the self, meaning, free will, the a priori, and knowledge. The emphasis is on the fundamental intractability of these questions, and a theory is proposed as to why the human mind has so much difficulty in resolving them/5(17).

Problems in Philosophical Inquiry: Religion v. 4 Paperback See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — CDN$ Paperback from CDN$ Format: Paperback. Founded in by Robert Ginsberg to publish philosophical books in all areas of value inquiry, the Value Inquiry Book Series (VIBS) stresses the exploration of contemporary problems of value(s) and valuation in their embeddedness within particular fields and contexts.

The VIBS exists to stimulate research that acknowledges and reflects upon the values from which its particular objectives arise. Children new to the subject may at first respond very literally in a philosophical enquiry.

Encourage children to probe deeper and over time, they will learn to think in a more philosophical : Lisa Naylor. Plato suggests, in his Theaetetus (a) and Meno (97a–98b), that "knowledge" may be defined as justified true belief.

For over two millennia, this definition of knowledge has been reinforced and accepted by subsequent philosophers. An item of information's justifiability, truth, and belief have been seen as the necessary and sufficient conditions for knowledge.

The HTML links in the table below are to the chapters in the online HTML textbook Reading for Philosophical Inquiry, version The PDF files in the table below are processed as separate articles without the chapter headings and with minor formatting changes from the online PDF textbook, Reading for Philosophical Inquiry, version   This book discusses two of the oldest and hardest problems in both science and philosophy: What is matter?, and What is mind.

A reason for tackling both problems in a single book is that two of the most influential views in modern philosophy are that the universe is mental (idealism), and that the everything real is material (materialism). Most of the thinkers who espouse a materialist view. Book Description.

Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry, second edition subjects important and controversial areas of public policy to philosophical scrutiny. Jonathan Wolff, a renowned philosopher and veteran of many public committees, introduces and assesses core problems and controversies in public policy from a philosophical standpoint.

Sage Publications (). Hardcover £ (ISBN: ) Review by Elham Torabian The SAGE Handbook of the Philosophy of Education offers an introduction to philosophical inquiry for. An enlightening introduction to the study of logic: its history, philosophical foundations, and formal structures. Logic: Inquiry, Argument, and Order is the first book of its kind to frame the study of introductory logic in terms of problems connected to wider issues of knowledge and judgment that arise in the context of racial, cultural, and religious diversity.

The philosophical problems are presented succinctly and with pertinent information from history, politics, and cultural studies. The book is deceptively thin, and took me much longer to read than I had anticipated due to the density of the material.

The format of the book doesn't leave much to /5. Logic: Inquiry, Argument, and Order is the first book of its kind to frame the study of introductory logic in terms of problems connected to wider issues of knowledge and judgment that arise in the context of racial, cultural, and religious diversity.

With its accessible style and integration of philosophical inquiry and real-life concerns. Reading for Philosophical Inquiry A Brief Introduction to Philosophical Thinking ver. An Open Source Reader Lee Archie John G.

ArchieFile Size: 4MB. Epistemology, the philosophical study of the nature, origin, and limits of human term is derived from the Greek epistēmē (“knowledge”) and logos (“reason”), and accordingly the field is sometimes referred to as the theory of knowledge.

Epistemology has a long history within Western philosophy, beginning with the ancient Greeks and continuing to the present.

The Problems of Philosophy is a book by the philosopher Bertrand Russell, in which the author attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of ng on problems he believes will provoke positive and constructive discussion, Russell concentrates on knowledge rather than metaphysics: If it is uncertain that external objects exist, how can we then have Author: Bertrand Russell.To deal with all this, philosophy extends into examining the foundations, and perhaps the limits, of inquiry itself.

Thus, its subdisciplines include logic and epistemology (or theory of knowledge). We should note that the world’s religions offer answers to many of these .Philosophical Inquiry is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes articles, reviews, and critical notes in all areas of journal aims to facilitate international communication of philosophical thought, and it does this by publishing submissions in English, Discipline: Philosophy.