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After finitude : an essay on the necessity of contingency

Author: Quentin Meillassoux
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008.
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"After Finitude provides readings of the history of philosophy and sets out a critique of the unavowed fideism at the heart of post-Kantian philosophy. Author Quentin Meillassoux introduces a philosophical alternative to the forced choice between dogmatism and critique. After Finitude proposes a new alliance between philosophy and science and calls for an unequivocal halt to the creeping return of religiosity in  Read more...
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Meillassoux, Quentin, 1967-
After finitude.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008
(OCoLC)608679896
Online version:
Meillassoux, Quentin, 1967-
After finitude.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008
(OCoLC)632069799
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Quentin Meillassoux
ISBN: 9780826496744 0826496741 9781441173836 1441173838
OCLC Number: 173480384
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: viii, 148 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Ancestrality --
Metaphysics, fideism, speculation --
The principle of factiality --
Hume's problem --
Ptolemy's revenge.
Other Titles: Après la finitude.
Responsibility: Quentin Meillassoux ; translated by Ray Brassier.
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