An Essay on Philosophical Method

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Clarendon Press, May 12, 2005 - Philosophy - 496 pages
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James Connelly and Giuseppina D'Oro present a new edition of R. G. Collingwood's classic work of 1933, supplementing the original text with important related writings from Collingwood's manuscripts which appear here for the first time. The editors also contribute a substantial new introduction. The volume will be welcomed by all historians of twentieth-century philosophy.

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This is an interesting book on the method of philosophical study. The focus is especially on the nature of philosophical subject matter as something familiar yet insufficiently known. I'm not sure if ... Read full review

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Collingwood said that this was the only book he had time to write as well as he knew how. However, "An Essay on Metaphysics" is even more important, because of the subject matter. And the best book he wrote is certainly "Speculum Mentis; or, A Map / Mirror of the Mind".
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About the author (2005)

The late R.G. Collingwood was Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Philosophy at Oxford University. James Connelly is in the School of Human Sciences and Communication, Southampton Institute. Giuseppina D'Oro is in the Department of Philosophy, Keele University.

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