Philosophical thinking

an introduction by Beardsley, Monroe C.

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. in New York

Written in English
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Statement[by] Monroe C. Beardsley [and] Elizabeth Lane Beardsley.
ContributionsBeardsley, Elizabeth Lane.
LC ClassificationsBD21 .B34
The Physical Object
Number of Pages577
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Open LibraryOL13574708M
LC Control Number65019689

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Ideological versus Philosophical Thinking. Philosophy is the study of the ultimate nature of things. All science, generally speaking, is a knowledge of things through their proper causes. One has "science" only when one understands the cause or reason for the particular phenomenon of which one is inquiring.

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Meta-ethics conducts an analysis of moral concepts, ethical justification, and the meaning of moral language. Descriptive ethics describes ethical behavior among various people and in various cultures. (Social scientists now do most of this work.) Normative.

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The experience gave Soysal the chance to take a philosophical look at journalism. She began by thinking about the very different ways that mathematicians and journalists approach expertise and meaning. “Mathematics is very special, in the sense that there is an accepted set of axioms that everybody works from.In a recent Guardian article, Dennett excerpts seven tools for thinking from the new book.

Having taught critical thinking and argumentation to undergraduates for years, I can say that his advice is pretty much standard fare of critical reasoning. But Dennett’s formulations are uniquelyand bluntlyhis own.Thinking with pictures: how images were used for philosophical thinking in the Early Modern period A rich and fascinating book on what can rightly be .