The Collapse of the Fact/Value Dichotomy and Other Essays
By (author) Hilary Putnam
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Collapse of the Fact/Value Dichotomy and Other Essays by Hilary Putnam
Book DescriptionAlthough it is on occasion important and useful to distinguish between factual claims and value judgments, the distinction becomes, Hilary Putnam argues, positively harmful when identified with a dichotomy between the objective and the purely "subjective." Lively, concise, and wise, his book prepares the way for a renewed mutual fruition of philosophy and the social sciences.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674013803
(203mm x 133mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 2-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Hilary Putnam
Naturalism, Realism, and Normativity, Hardback (April 2016)
Hilary Putnam's writings have shaped fields from epistemology to ethics, metaphysics to the philosophy of physics, the philosophy of mathematics to the philosophy of mind. This volume reflects his latest thinking on how to articulate a theory of naturalism which acknowledges that normative phenomena form an ineluctable part of human experience.
End of Value-Free Economics, Paperback (May 2014)
This book brings together key players in the current debate on positive and normative science and philosophy and value judgements in economics.
Philosophy in an Age of Science, Hardback (April 2012)
Hilary Putnam has at last paused from philosophizing to collect his papers for publication--his first volume in almost two decades. Contributing to a broad range of philosophical inquiry, Putnam has been said to represent a "history of recent philosophy in outline." In this volume he suggests philosophy's possible future, as well.
Kurt Godel and the Foundations of Mathematics, Hardback (June 2011)» View all books by Hilary Putnam
This volume commemorates the life, work and foundational views of Kurt Godel by exploring the impact of his work and its future implications.
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Author Biography - Hilary Putnam
Hilary Putnam is Cogan University Professor Emeritus at Harvard University.
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