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The tree of knowledge and other essays

Author: G H von Wright
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1993.
Series: Philosophy of history and culture, v. 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Humanism, modernity, and scientific rationality are examined critically in these collected essays. Developments in logic and philosophy are surveyed in the perspective of the closing century. Other  Read more...

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Wright, G.H. von (Georg Henrik), 1916-2003.
Tree of knowledge and other essays.
Leiden : New York : E.J. Brill, 1993
(OCoLC)652299836
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G H von Wright
ISBN: 9004097643 9789004097643
OCLC Number: 27071403
Description: 254 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Logic and Philosophy in the Twentieth Century --
I. Logic and Philosophy in the Twentieth Century --
II. Analytic Philosophy. A Historico-Critical Survey --
III. Musil and Mach --
IV. Eino Kaila's Monism --
V. Wittgenstein and the Twentieth Century --
VI. A Pilgrim's Progress --
VII. A Philosophical Logician's Itinerary --
pt. 2. The Tree of Knowledge --
VIII. The Tree of Knowledge --
Three Myths --
'Of Good and Evil' --
The Tragedy of the Fire-Bringer --
In League with the Devil --
Knowledge as a Form of Life --
IX. Humanism and the Humanities --
X. Images of Science and Forms of Rationality --
XI. Dante between Ulysses and Faust --
XII. The Myth of Progress --
XIII. Science, Reason, and Value.
Series Title: Philosophy of history and culture, v. 11.
Responsibility: by Georg Henrik von Wright.

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