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On knowing--the natural sciences

Author: Richard McKeon; David B Owen; Zahava Karl McKeon
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text is a transcription of a course, including both lectures and student discussions, taught by McKeon. It provides an introduction to McKeon's conception of pluralism, a central aspect of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard McKeon; David B Owen; Zahava Karl McKeon
ISBN: 0226560260 9780226560267 0226560279 9780226560274
OCLC Number: 30079267
Description: xiv, 405 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. An Introduction to Philosophic Problems --
2. Philosophic Problems in the Natural Sciences --
3. Motion: Method --
4. Motion: Method (Part 2) and Principle --
5. Motion: Interpretation --
6. Motion: Selection --
7. Motion: Selection (Part 2) --
8. Space: Time: Method, Interpretation, and Principle --
9. Time: Method, Interpretation, and Principle --
10. Summary: Interpretation, Method, and Principle --
Appendix B: Selected Lecture Notes on Necessity, Probability, and Nature --
Appendix C: Selected Lecture Notes on Democritus and the Sophists --
Appendix D: Selected Lecture Notes on Cause --
Appendix E: Complete Lecture Notes for Lecture 10 --
Appendix F: Discussion Notes For Einstein --
Appendix G: Final Examinations --
Appendix H: Schema of Philosophic Semantics.
Responsibility: Richard McKeon ; compiled by David B. Owen ; edited by David B. Owen and Zahava K. McKeon.
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