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A world for us : the case for phenomenalistic idealism

Author: John Foster
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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'A World For Us' shows that the physical world does not exist independently of the human mind, but draws its existence from the way in which, under God's ordinance, things appear to us in experience.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Foster, John, 1941 May 5-
World for us.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008001087
(OCoLC)191023997
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Foster
ISBN: 9780191538063 019153806X 9780199297139 0199297134
OCLC Number: 269285440
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 252 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The problem of perception --
The inscrutability of intrinsic content --
Realism and phenomenalistic idealism --
The refutation of realism --
The challenge of nihilism --
The issue of objectivity.
Responsibility: John Foster.

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One of the scandals of philosophy is the tyranny of fashion. Idealism, once so popular, is now largely ignored. Thank God , then, for those such as Foster who show us that far from being refuted, it Read more...

 
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