Genesis, Involvement, Generation

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University Press of America, Jan 1, 1981 - Philosophy - 139 pages
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Deals with the philosophical issues concerning the problems of solipsism: the search for the 'self' and its relation to the world. Addressing such traditional questions as the nature of epistemological certainty, metaphysics, and the adequacy of logic and science as foundations of thought, the author expands his investigation to include an examination of the individual and the social sciences. The author draws upon the thought of various philosophers, contending that both metaphysical and epistemological solipsism are faulty notions seeded in an equally faulty endeavor) The Quest for Certainty, concluding that it is necessary to return to the Socratic maxim, 'Know Thyself', as a pluralistic field of consciousness.

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Contents

Genesis a field of endeavor
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Knowledge and Truth are
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Logic and quantification enters
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About the author (1981)

John B. Wallace is a mental health worker for the state of Maine.

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