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Reason in Philosophy

Animating Ideas

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$24.00 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674725836

Publication Date: 09/02/2013


248 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Animating Ideas of Idealism: A Semantic Sonata in Kant and Hegel
    • 1. Norms, Selves, and Concepts
    • 2. Autonomy, Community, and Freedom
    • 3. History, Reason, and Reality
  • Part II: Reason and Philosophy Today
    • 4. Reason, Expression, and the Philosophic Enterprise
    • 5. Philosophy and the Expressive Freedom of Thought
    • 6. Why Truth Is Not Important in Philosophy
    • 7. Three Problems with the Empiricist Conception of Concepts
    • 8. How Analytic Philosophy Has Failed Cognitive Science
  • Name Index
  • Subject Index

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