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In 1942 G.E. Moore first wrote about the curious sort of 'nonsense' exhibited by the statement 'it is raining but I do not believe it'. What Moore discovered was a species of blindspots: consistent propositions that cannot be rationally accepted by certain individuals even though they might be true. In this book, Professor Sorenson aims to provide a unified solution to a large family of philosophical puzzles and paradoxes through a study of blindspots . He devotes special attention to revealing their role in 'slippery slope' reasoning.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 468 pages
  • 148.8 x 224.5 x 38.4mm | 798.34g
  • Clarendon Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0198249810
  • 9780198249818
  • 1,777,384

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'Blindspots is full of stimulating discussions of innumerable philosophically interesting puzzles and problems ... It shows a lively sense of humour ... and reveals a knack for the provocative'
Lloyd Humberstone, Monash University, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 'the book is challenging and extremely interesting. It will, I am certain, provike a good deal of exciting philosophical discussion.'Times Literary Supplement
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