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From Stimulus to Science

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$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674326361

Publication Date: 01/20/1998


5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


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Here in elegantly compact form is the world-view of the person many would regard as the greatest living philosopher… This magisterial little book offers newcomers a short and gem-studded path to the views of a great thinker, and it will be greeted with affection and pleasure by old hands.—R.M. Sainsbury, The Times Literary Supplement

This book will demonstrate why philosophy is an endlessly fascinating, enduring enterprise. Here we have wonder, conjecture, analysis, and discovery. If you get the chance, share the brilliance, daring, and courage of a first-rate philosopher exploring the human condition through logic and language.—John Shosky, Free Inquiry

In the course of From Stimulus to Science, Quine touches on and clarifies his position as regards many of the subjects dealt with in a less accommodating fashion in earlier works—observation sentences, reference, reification, truth and disquotation, meaning, translation and interpretation, semantic ascent, and quotation. The excitement is real and sustained with great verve throughout this latest offering.—Max de Gaynesford, Radical Philosophy

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