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In defense of metaphysics

Author: Yuval Stienitz
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, ©1996.
Series: American university studies., Series V,, Philosophy ;, v. 162.
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Swimming against the current tide of analytic philosophy and relativism, In Defense of Metaphysics aims to demonstrate the necessary existence of absolute philosophical truths. The author invites Kant, Ayer, Poincare, and Quine to participate in four dialogues, which present and attack those modern trends that reject metaphysics.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stienitz, Yuval, 1958-
In defense of metaphysics.
New York : P. Lang, c1996
(OCoLC)604596769
Named Person: Immanuel Kant; A J Ayer; Henri Poincaré; W V Quine; A J Ayer; Immanuel Kant; Henri Poincaré; W V Quine
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yuval Stienitz
ISBN: 0820424471 9780820424477
OCLC Number: 32167093
Description: 158 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The Origin of the Synthetic Apriori --
Ch. 2. Empiricism's Three Claims --
Ch. 3. Ayer, Poincare and Quine --
Ch. 4. Ayer I --
Ch. 5. Ayer II --
Ch. 6. Poincare --
Ch. 7. Quine.
Series Title: American university studies., Series V,, Philosophy ;, v. 162.
Other Titles: Le-ʻolam tehe ha-meṭafisiḳah.
Responsibility: Yuval Steinitz ; translated by Noah J. Efron.

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Swimming against the current tide of analytic philosophy and relativism, In Defense of Metaphysics aims to demonstrate the necessary existence of absolute philosophical truths. The author invites Kant, Ayer, Poincare, and Quine to participate in four dialogues, which present and attack those modern trends that reject metaphysics.

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