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Human Interests: Reflections on Philosophical Anthropology

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 1990 - 198 pages
Philosophical anthropology is the philosophical study of the conditions of human existence and the issues that confront people in the conduct of their everyday lives. This book ...
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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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Predicting the Future: An Introduction to the Theory of Forecasting

Nicholas Rescher - Social Science - 1998 - 315 pages
Rescher (philosophy, U. of Pittsburgh) endeavors to clarify the general principles of a theory of prediction. Discussion concerns the history of prediction; the conceptual ...
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Baffling phenomena: and other studies in the philosophy of knowledge and ...

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 1991 - 223 pages
These 11 recent essays on the theory of knowledge and valuation fall into three major groups: issues in the theory of knowledge, aspects of philosophic inquiry itself, and how ...
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Philosophical Inquiries: An Introduction to Problems of Philosophy

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2010 - 200 pages
In Philosophical Inquiries, Nicholas Rescher offers his perspectives on many of the foundational concerns of philosophy and reminds us that the purpose of philosophy is to ...
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Sensible Decisions: Issues of Rational Decision in Personal Choice and ...

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2003 - 147 pages
In personal and public affairs alike we constantly confront the need for deciding among available alternatives. Sensible Decisions synthesizes Nicholas Rescher's contribution ...
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Public Concerns: Philosophical Studies of Social Issues

Nicholas Rescher - Political Science - 1995 - 198 pages
In this collection of his recent and classic essays, distinguished philosopher Nicholas Rescher explores a variety of contemporary public policy issues ranging from the use of ...
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Studies in Metaphilosophy

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2006 - 219 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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The Pragmatic Vision: Themes in Philosophical Pragmatism

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2013 - 150 pages
Since C. S. Pierce advocated a pragmatic approach to truth and knowledge, it has been one of the characteristic themes of American philosophy. This book examines how pragmatism ...
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