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Toward reunion in philosophy.

Author: Morton White
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of some of the main problems of contemporary analytic philosophy, in which it is argued that existential statements, neccessary truths and ethical judgments are not justified in fundamentally different ways.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
White, Morton Gabriel, 1917-
Toward reunion in philosophy.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1956
(OCoLC)610194453
Online version:
White, Morton Gabriel, 1917-
Toward reunion in philosophy.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1956
(OCoLC)610194463
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Morton White
OCLC Number: 369567
Description: xv, 308 pages 23 cm
Contents: From existence to decision --
The existence of meanings --
The existence of physical objects --
The use of 'exists' --
Categories and postulates --
Metaphysics and the criterion of meaning --
A pre-positivistic view of the a priori --
The analytic and the synthetic --
Artificial rescue efforts --
The naturalistic fallacy and the nature of goodness --
Semantics and ethical discourse --
Belief, performance and justification --
Ethical argument --
Ethics, science, and logic --
The right to believe --
Beyond positivism and pragmatism --
How do we go from where?

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An examination of some of the main problems of contemporary analytic philosophy, in which it is argued that existential statements, neccessary truths and ethical judgments are not justified in fundamentally different ways.

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