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Studies in Philosophical Anthropology

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2006 - 158 pages
The place of humans in nature's scheme of things and the conditions and circumstances of our existence have been at the forefront of philosophical deliberation since the very ...
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Risk: a philosophical introduction to the theory of risk evaluation and ...

Nicholas Rescher - Business & Economics - 1983 - 208 pages
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Free Will: A Philosophical Reappraisal

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2011 - 186 pages
This volume is a reassessment of free will and, as such, seeks to answer the question: Do humans ever act under the guidance of the will? To determine if humans have free will ...
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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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Complexity: A Philosophical Overview

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 1998 - 219 pages
"This volume explores the nature of complexity and considers its bearing on our world and how we manage our affairs within it." "Rescher's overall lesson is that the management ...
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Presumption and the Practices of Tentative Cognition

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2006 - 198 pages
Presumption is a remarkably versatile and pervasively useful resource. Firmly grounded in the law of evidence from its origins in classical antiquity, it made its way in the ...
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Kant and the Reach of Reason: Studies in Kant's Theory of Rational ...

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2000 - 258 pages
The essays are concerned with the overall nature of Kant's philosophical system, and thus with his deepest intentions and basic commitments. The first three essays deal with ...
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Fairness: Theory and Practice of Distributive Justice

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 134 pages
In theory and practice, the notion of fairness is far from simple. The principle is often elusive and subject to confusion, even in institutions of law, usage, and custom. In ...
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