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Manifesto of a passionate moderate : unfashionable essays

Author: Susan Haack
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deploying analytic skills on some of the cultural/social debates of recent years, including relativism, multiculturalism, feminism, the future of the academy and philosophy itself, the text questions  Read more...

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Genre/Form: estudios y conferencias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Haack
ISBN: 0226311368 9780226311364 0226311376 9780226311371
OCLC Number: 851116017
Notes: Indice.
Description: x, 223 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction 1: Confessions of an Old-Fashioned Prig 2: "We Pragmatists ...": Peirce and Rorty in Conversation 3: As for that phrase "studying in a literary spirit" ... 4: "Dry Truth and Real Knowledge": Epistemologies of Metaphor and Metaphors of Epistemology 5: Puzzling Out Science 6: Science as Social? - Yes and No 7: Knowledge and Propaganda: Reflections of an Old Feminist 8: Multiculturalism and Objectivity 9: Reflections on Relativism: From Momentous Tautology to Seductive Contradiction 10: The best man for the job may be a woman ... and other alien thoughts on affirmative action in the academy 11: Preposterism and Its Consequences Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: Susan Haack.
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