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Rationality in question : on Eastern and Western views of rationality

Author: Shlomo Biderman; Ben-Ami Scharfstein
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1989.
Series: Philosophy and religion, v. 1.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shlomo Biderman; Ben-Ami Scharfstein
ISBN: 9004092129 9789004092129
OCLC Number: 21340262
Description: xix, 256 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : for a reasonable rationality / S. Biderman and B.-A. Scharfstein --
On the nature of rationality. Rationality and logic / J. Kekes --
Rationality in decision theory and in ethics / H. Putnam --
Modern myths concerning rationality : the imperatives of consistency and (constrained) maximality / R. Sylvan --
The rationality of asceticism / R.W. Perrett --
On the rationality of context, or, how rational attention to context leads to total, irrational relativity / B.-A. Scharfstein --
Comparative rationality. The rational and irrational in medieval Jewish and Islamic philosophy / L.E. Goodman --
Confucius, Mencius, Hume and Kand on reason and choice / J.J. Kupperman --
Rationalism and anti-rationalism in pre-Buddhist China / A.C. Graham --
On the limits of empirical knowledge in Chinese and western science / N. Sivin --
Dharma and rationality / B.K. Matilal --
Indian philosophical tradition : the theory of Pramāna / J.N. Mohanty --
Thinking on empty : Madhyamaka anti-realism and canons of rationality / M. Siderits.
Series Title: Philosophy and religion, v. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Shlomo Biderman and Ben-Ami Scharfstein.

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'...a significant contribution to the expansion of philosophical consciousness.'Robert C. Solomon, Philosophy East & West, 1992.

 
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