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Hume - A Treatise of Human Nature. Philosophy Index. Two Dogmas of Empiricism. Willard Van Orman Quine Originally published in The Philosophical Review 60 (1951): 20-43.

Two Dogmas of Empiricism

Reprinted in W.V.O. Quine, From a Logical Point of View (Harvard University Press, 1953; second, revised, edition 1961), with the following alterations: "The version printed here diverges from the original in footnotes and in other minor respects: §§1 and 6 have been abridged where they encroach on the preceding essay ["On What There Is"], and §§3-4 have been expanded at points. " Except for minor changes, additions and deletions are indicated in interspersed tables.

I wish to thank Torstein Lindaas for bringing to my attention the need to distinguish more carefully the 1951 and the 1961 versions. Hume - A Treatise of Human Nature. Hume: Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. MORAL philosophy, or the science of human nature, may be treated after two different manners; each of which has its peculiar merit, and may contribute to the entertainment, instruction, and reformation of mankind.

Hume: Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

The one considers man chiefly as born for action; and as influenced in his measures by taste and sentiment; pursuing one object, and avoiding another, according to the value which these objects seem to possess, and according to the light in which they present themselves. Is Justified True Belief Knowledge? Edmund L.

Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?

Gettier From Analysis 23 ( 1963): 121-123. Transcribed into hypertext by Andrew Chrucky, Sept. 13, 1997. Various attempts have been made in recent years to state necessary and sufficient conditions for someone's knowing a given proposition. The attempts have often been such that they can be stated in a form similar to the following:1 For example, Chisholm has held that the following gives the necessary and sufficient conditions for knowledge:2 Ayer has stated the necessary and sufficient conditions for knowledge as follows:3 I shall argue that (a) is false in that the conditions stated therein do not constitute a sufficient condition for the truth of the proposition that S knows that P.

I shall begin by noting two points. Philosophical Hermeneutics. "All Things Shining": How Greek philosophers can bring back wonder - Page 1 - Arts. Hey kids, ever wondered how Western philosophical thought has evolved over the past few thousand years, and why, and what we should think and do about it now?

"All Things Shining": How Greek philosophers can bring back wonder - Page 1 - Arts

Well, we can start with a new book by What Computers Can't Do author and iTunesU podcast-lecture rock star Hubert Dreyfus of UC Berkeley and his former student Sean Dorrance Kelly, now Harvard's chair of philosophy. All Things Shining, it's called, and maybe that sounds too optimistic for a book whose ambition is partly to explain how the various heavy hitters of human understanding wound up giving mankind a self-image that "destroys the possibility of a meaningful and worthwhile existence. " But these authors, gods bless them, have in mind an antidote to all that destruction — namely, "the basic phenomenon of Homeric polytheism. " That is, now that we live with a tyranny of too many choices in life, we sure could use an array of ancient-Greek-style gods to guide us through them.

Details Related Stories. Early Modern Texts - Philosophers and Philosophy Topics. On the Nature of Things by Lucretius. E-Texts. Introductory Articles: Introduction to The Epicurus Reader An introduction of Epicureanism by D.S.


Hutchinson Introduction to Lucretius An introduction to Lucretius in four parts by M.F. Smith. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WILFRID SELLARS. (in Alphabetical Order of Abbreviations) compiled by Andrew Chrucky in Chronological Order Compiled with a consultation of the bibliographies published in the following: Action, Knowledge, and Reality: Critical Studies in Honor of Wilfrid Sellars, edited by Hector-Neri Castañeda (The Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1975).


Kant's Prolegomena. Our web site has recently gone through a redesign and the page you are looking for might have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.

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H.P. Lovecraft: The Fiction

Joshi Dust Jacket Text In the 1920s and ’30s, H.P. Lovecraft pioneered a new type of weird fiction that fused elements of supernatural horror with the concepts of visionary science fiction. Lovecraft’s tales of cosmic horror revolutionized modern horror fiction and earned him the reputation of the most influential American writer of weird tales since Edgar Allan Poe. Contents Errata and Other Editions Note that the hardcover edition contains numerous errors.

Inferno - Contents. Origins of the Family. Works of Frederick Engels 1884 Written: March-May, 1884;First Published: October 1884, in Hottingen-Zurich;Source: Marx/Engels Selected Works, Volume Three;Translation: The text is essentially the English translation by Alick West published in 1942, but it has been revised against the German text as it appeared in MEW [Marx-Engels Werke] Volume 21, Dietz Verlag 1962, and the spelling of names and other terms has been modernised;Transcription/Markup: Zodiac/Brian Baggins;Online Version: Marx/Engels Internet Archive ( 1993, 1999, 2000. Proofed and corrected: Mark Harris 2010 Table of Contents: Introduction After Marx’s death, in rumaging through Marx’s manuscripts, Engels came upon Marx’s precis of Ancient Society – a book by progressive US scholar Lewis Henry Morgan and published in London 1877. After reading the precis, Engels set out to write a special treatise – which he saw as fulfilling Marx’s will.

Engels: “Along with [the classes] the state will inevitably fall.