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Naturalism, Realism, and Normativity

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$54.50 • £43.95 • €49.00

ISBN 9780674659698

Publication Date: 04/11/2016


248 pages

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


  • Introduction: Putnam’s Philosophy and Metaphilosophy [Mario De Caro]
  • I. Liberal Naturalism and Normativity
    • 1. Naturalism, Realism, and Normativity
    • 2. On Bernard Williams’s “Philosophy as a Humanistic Discipline”
    • 3. What Evolutionary Theory Doesn’t Tell Us about Ethics
  • II. Realism and Ontology
    • 4. Sosa on Internal Realism and Conceptual Relativity
    • 5. Richard Boyd on Scientific Realism
  • III. Realism and Verificationism
    • 6. Hans Reichenbach: Realist and Verificationist
    • 7. Between Scylla and Charybdis: Does Dummett Have a Way Through?
    • 8. When “Evidence Transcendence” Is Not Malign
  • IV. Naive Realism, Sensation, and Apperception
    • 9. Sensation and Apperception
    • 10. Perception without Sense Data
    • 11. “Naive Realism” and Qualia
  • V. Looking Back
    • 12. The Development of Externalist Semantics
    • 13. Sixty-Five Years of Philosophy: A Participant’s Thoughts and Experiences
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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