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Objectivity : the obligations of impersonal reason

Author: Nicholas Rescher
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©1997.
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Nicholas Rescher presents an original pragmatic defense of the issue of objectivity. Rescher employs reasoned argumentation in restoring objectivity to its place of prominence and utility within social and philosophical discourse. By tracing the source of objectivity back to the very core of rationality itself, Rescher locates objectivity's reason for being deep in our nature as rational animals. His project  Read more...
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Rescher, Nicholas.
Objectivity.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96026431
(OCoLC)35033560
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Rescher
ISBN: 0585336911 9780585336916
OCLC Number: 45843901
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 230 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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This work argues the case for restoring objectivity to a place of prominence in philosphic and social discourse. By tracing the source of objectivity back to the core of rationality itself, it  Read more...

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"Nicholas Rescher's Objectivity: The Obligations of Impersonal Reason [is] a godsend. Rescher['s] thesis is that reason has a moral obligation to be impersonal."--Christianity Today ." . . a Read more...

 
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