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Finitude : a Study of Cognitive Limits and Limitations.

Author: Nicholas Rescher
Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter, 2010.
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Human finitude and its implications have long been one of the central themes of Western philosophy. The essays gathered together in this volume explore various facets of this not altogether pleasing fact with which we must realistically come to terms.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rescher, Nicholas.
Finitude : A Study of Cognitive Limits and Limitations.
Berlin : De Gruyter, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Rescher
ISBN: 9783110319651 3110319659
OCLC Number: 851972062
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (116 pages)
Contents: Preface; Chapter One ON FINITUDE AND LIMITATIONS; Chapter Two NATURAL SCIENCE AS A HUMAN ARTIFACT; Chapter Three UNRULY WORLDS; Chapter FourTHE MEANS AND METHODS OF RATIONALITY; Chapter Five THE LIMITS OF NATURALISTIC REASON; Chapter 6 PERPLEXING CHOICES; Chapter 7 WISDOM; References; Name Index.
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