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Renewing Philosophy by Hilary Putnam
Book DescriptionHilary Putnam, one of America's most distinguished philosophers, surveys an astonishingly wide range of issues and proposes a new, clear-cut approach to philosophical questions--a renewal of philosophy. He contests the view that only science offers an appropriate model for philosophical inquiry. His discussion of topics from artificial intelligence to natural selection, and of reductive philosophical views derived from these models, identifies the insuperable problems encountered when philosophy ignores the normative or attempts to reduce it to something else.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674760943
(210mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 2-Oct-1995
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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