Scepticism and animal faith: introduction to a system of philosophy
Detailed presentation of American philosopher's pragmatic concept of epistemology, isolation of realms of existents and subsistents. Chapters include "There is No First Principle of Criticism," Dogma and Doubt," and "The Discovery of Essence."
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Scepticism and Animal Faith: Introduction to a System of Philosophy
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absolute action actual animal faith appearance arise Aristotle assert become belief in substance body called conceive criticism of knowledge datum deny Descartes dialectic dogma doubt dream empiricist essences given eternal Euclidean space evidence existence experience express fact false fancy feel Fichte fiction flux given essence habits Heraclitus human hypostasis ideal ideas identical illusion images imagination infinite instinct intelligence intent intuition of essence language less literary psychology living logic material matter mean memory mental discourse merely metaphysical mind moral nature never non-existent notion object observation Parmenides particular passion past perception perhaps perspective philosophers physical posited present primary memory principle psyche pure reality realm of essence reason recognise relations remember renders sceptic sensation sense sentience shock simply solipsism sort soul specious specious present spirit suppose symbols theme things thought tion transcendental transcendentalist true truth ulterior words