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What If?: Thought Experimentation In Philosophy

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 179 pages
Thought experimentation has been a staple of philosophical methodology since classical antiquity, when Xenophanes of Colophon speculated that if horses had gods, they would be ...
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Cognitive Pragmatism: The Theory of Knowledge in Pragmatic Perspective

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2001 - 250 pages
Nicholas Rescher tackles the major questions of philosophical inquiry, pondering the nature of truth and existence. Rescher argues that the development of knowledge is a ...
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Aporetics: Rational Deliberation in the Face of Inconsistency

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2009 - 176 pages
Rescher defines an apory as a group of individually plausible but collectively incompatible theses. Citing thinkers from the pre-Socratics through Spinoza, Hegel, and Nicolai ...
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Studies in Metaphilosophy

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2006 - 218 pages
While philosophers from Plato to Kant and beyond have discussed the mission and methodology of philosophy, this area of deliberation has only recently been acknowledged as a ...
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Logical Inquiries: Basic Issues in Philosophical Logic

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2014 - 144 pages
The book addresses the representation of information in linguistic formulation, and modes of cogent demonstration in logic, mathematics, and empirical investigation, as well as ...
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Studies in Idealism

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2005 - 191 pages
set of studies of various ideas and theories that play a key role in contemporary idealism and are important for the pragmatic idealism that Nicholas Rescher long was developing.
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Interpreting Philosophy: The Elements of Philosophical Hermeneutics

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2007 - 190 pages
Metaphilosophy is philosophy’s poor and neglected cousin. Philosophers are on the whole too busy doing philosophy to take time to stand back and consider reflectively how the ...
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Communicative Pragmatism and Other Philosophical Essays on Language

Nicholas Rescher - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 213 pages
In this pioneering study of communicative conventions, distinguished philosopher Nicholas Rescher focuses on the principles at work in the communicative use of language ...
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Metaphilosophy: Philosophy in Philosophical Perspective

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2014 - 262 pages
The definitive mission of metaphilosophy is to facilitate an understanding of how philosophy works—the aim of the enterprise, the instrumental and procedural resources for its ...
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