Idealism and Praxis: The Philosophy of Nicholas Rescher

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Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 2008 - Philosophy - 245 pages
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Rescher’s writings cover virtually every area of the subject and develop a philosophical system that has been characterized as unique in the present era for its comprehensiveness. This series presents studies designed to facilitate access to the ideas of this important contemporary thinker.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
1
Chapter 2BETWEEN PRAGMATISM ANDANALYSIS
21
Chapter 3THE PRIMACY OF PRACTICE
45
Chapter 4THE IDEALISTIC STANCE
69
Chapter 5SCIENCE AND ITS LIMITS
99
Chapter 6SOCIAL AND NATURAL REALITY
123
Chapter 7SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
151
Chapter 8THE CONTEMPORARY DEBATE
181
Chapter 9BIBLIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES
209
INDEX OF NAMES
239
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