Being and Value: And Other Philosophical Essays

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Transaction Pub, 2008 - Philosophy - 208 pages
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"Being and Value" collects together fifteen essays by Nicholas Rescher on salient issue in metaphysics, axiology and metaphilosophy. In the way in which they shed new light on significant philosophical issues, these deliberations are emblematic of Rescher's characteristic way of illuminating timeless issues and historical perspectives in a reciprocal interrelationship.

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Contents

BEING AND VALUE ON THE PROSPECT OF OPTIMALISM
1
ON EVOLUTION AND INTELLIGENT DESIGN
25
MIND AND MATTER
37
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About the author (2008)

Nicholas Rescher is University Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, where he has also served as Chairman of the Department of Philosophy and as Director of the Center for Philosophy of Science.

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