Consciousness, Knowledge and Truth

Consciousness, Knowledge and Truth

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Scholars from all the continents have written articles to celebrate the 70th birthday of Jan Srzednicki, a thinker still at the height of his powers. Srzednicki's scientific work alternates between problems of Austrian and German philosophy and questions of political philosophy. The papers published in this volume discuss topics of general philosophy, in the clear and deep style both of Srzednicki's own philosophical work and of the authors investigated in his writings (mainly Brentano and the Polish tradition of analytic philosophy). The topics developed pertain to the fields of epistemology (common sense, knowledge and objectivity, truth and perception) and of logic and philosophy of logic (paraconsistent logic, definition and duality).
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  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 171.45 x 230 x 19.05mm | 524.99g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0792324978
  • 9780792324973

Table of contents

G.E. Moore on Common Sense and the External World; J.A. Burgess. Crimes against Common Sense; B. Scarlett. Object and Objectivity; N. Rotenstreich. Formal Qualities; L. Albertazzi. A Formal Analysis of Cognition and Knowledge; J. Wolenski. Ostensive Definition as a Prototype of Real Definition; W. Marciszewski. Opposition, Obversion and Duality; P. Simons. On a Sequence of Contradiction--Tolerating Logics; S.J. Surma. On Truth; R. Poli. Brentano on "Unconscious Consciousness"; R. Chisholm. Kant's Complaint of a Wretched Subterfuge; G. Marshall. Social Planning, Constitutionalism and Pluralistic Sequentialism; D. Wood.
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