New PDF release: An Analysis Of Knowledge And Valuation

By Clarence Irving Lewis

ISBN-10: 1406751677

ISBN-13: 9781406751673

Some of the earliest books, quite these relationship again to the 1900s and prior to, at the moment are super scarce and more and more pricey. we're republishing those vintage works in reasonable, top of the range, glossy variations, utilizing the unique textual content and paintings.

Show description

Read or Download An Analysis Of Knowledge And Valuation PDF

Similar epistemology books

Against the Current: Essays in the History of Ideas (2nd - download pdf or read online

During this extraordinary number of essays, Isaiah Berlin, one of many nice thinkers of the 20 th century, discusses the significance of dissenters within the historical past of ideas--among them Machiavelli, Vico, Montesquieu, Herzen, and Sorel. along with his strange powers of creative new edition, Berlin brings to existence unique minds that swam opposed to the present in their times--and nonetheless problem traditional knowledge.

Get The Philosophy of Animal Minds PDF

This quantity is a set of fourteen essays via prime philosophers on matters in regards to the nature, life, and our wisdom of animal minds. the character of animal minds has been a subject matter of curiosity to philosophers because the origins of philosophy, and up to date years have obvious major philosophical engagement with the topic.

New PDF release: An enquiry concerning human understanding

David Hume's Enquiry bearing on Human realizing is the definitive assertion of the best thinker within the English language. His arguments in aid of reasoning from adventure, and opposed to the "sophistry and illusion"of religiously encouraged philosophical fantasies, triggered controversy within the eighteenth century and are strikingly suitable this day, whilst religion and technological know-how proceed to conflict.

Extra resources for An Analysis Of Knowledge And Valuation

Example text

5 which is For each mind, this is something immediate, in his own case, and is to be in its other manifestations only by or einfuhlung. The world of science and apprehended empathy common sense Bergson recognizes to be construction or interpretation which the mind imposes of immediacy. Also, he is explicit that this construction is dominated by interests of upon the data action and of social cooperation. But the space- world which results from such interpretation, he regards as not an ultimate reality ; hence the cognitive experience which includes this interpretive element is not a theoretically adequate knowledge.

It be that Reality, with, a capital R, the concrete-universal Reality which transcends all particular phenomena and underlies them, is a kind of philosophical ignis fatuus. may Perhaps the idea of "whole" applies only within experience, and no whole can validly be conceived except such as stands in contrast with something else and has concrete bounds. Perhaps the whole Kant thought, an inevitable idea a necessarily empty one, to remind us of Reality but also is, as forever of the more which is to be learned and previous knowledge.

268 ff. 32 MIND AND THE WORLD-ORDER probable if direct experience could be the same without its existence? Unless the modern physicist hopelessly deludes himself, does not the existence of electrons mean something verifiable in the would he not be conany question about electrons as Laplace is reputed to have answered Napoleon's question about G-od that he had no need of this Otherwise, laboratory? strained to answer hypothesis? But if the existence or non-existence of "scientific reality" makes certain verifiable differences in experience, then these empirical criteria are the marks of the kind of reality which can be predicated of it.

Download PDF sample

An Analysis Of Knowledge And Valuation by Clarence Irving Lewis


by Ronald
4.0

Rated 4.14 of 5 – based on 17 votes