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Realism and Appearances : an Essay in Ontology.

Author: John W Yolton
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book draws on a rich combination of historical and contemporary material to examine one of the fundamental topics in philosophy: the relation between appearance and reality. It will interest a wide range of readers in the history of philosophy and in contemporary philosophy of mind, epistemology and metaphysics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John W Yolton
ISBN: 9780511049736 0511049730
OCLC Number: 475870512
Description: 1 online resource (173 pages)
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 Mind, matter and sense qualia; 2 Causing and signifying; 3 Actions and persons; 4 Locke on the knowledge of things themselves; 5 The notions of Berkeley's philosophy; 6 Hume's "appearances" and his vocabulary of awareness; 7 Hume's ontology; Conclusion: The realism of appearances; Bibliography; Index.

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This book draws on a rich combination of historical and contemporary material to examine one of the fundamental topics in philosophy: the relation between appearance and reality. It will interest a wide range of readers in the history of philosophy and in contemporary philosophy of mind, epistemology and metaphysics.

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