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Predicting the Future: An Introduction to the Theory of Forecasting

Nicholas Rescher - Social Science - 1998 - 315 pages
The future obviously matters to us. It is, after all, where we'll be spending the rest of our lives. We need some degree of foresight if we are to make effective plans for ...
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Ignorance: (On the Wider Implications of Deficient Knowledge)

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2009 - 160 pages
Historically, there has been great deliberation about the limits of human knowledge. Isaac Newton, recognizing his own shortcomings, once described himself as “a boy standing ...
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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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Philosophical Progress: And Other Philosophical Studies

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2014 - 134 pages
The nine original essays collected in this volume explore the themes of philosophical progress, ultimate explanation, the metaphysics of free will, and the relation of sciences ...
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Philosophical Progress: And Other Philosophical Studies

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2014 - 134 pages
The nine original essays collected in this volume explore the themes of philosophical progress, ultimate explanation, the metaphysics of free will, and the relation of sciences ...
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Free Will: A Philosophical Reappraisal, Second Edition

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2015 - 231 pages
This second edition of Free Will presents a complete treatment of the history of the debate over whether humans have free will. It analyzes the conditions under which actions ...
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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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Kant and the Reach of Reason: Studies in Kant's Theory of Rational ...

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2000 - 258 pages
The essays collected in this volume have a strong thematic and interpretative unity. Their underlying concern is with the overall nature of Kant's philosophical system, and ...
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