Walking The Tightrope Of Reason

Author: Robert J. Fogelin
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195177541
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Indeed, just as our reason demands that we know the truth, our skepticism leads to doubts we can ever really do so. The author guides readers through a contradiction that lies at the very heart of philosophical inquiry.

Walking The Tightrope Of Reason

Author: Robert Fogelin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190289570
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Reflecting upon the ancient Greek skeptics as well as such thinkers as Hume, Kant, Wittgenstein, Nietzsche, and Whitman, this book takes readers into--and through--some of philosophy's most troubling paradoxes.

Walking The Tightrope Of Faith

Author: Hendrik Hart
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9789042007062
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This book expands upon the dialogue between the atheist philosopher Kai Nielsen and the Christian philosopher Hendrik Hart in the book Search for Community in A Withering Tradition.

Taking Wittgenstein At His Word

Author: Robert J. Fogelin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400831579
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In doing so, the book underscores fundamental--but frequently underappreciated--insights about Wittgenstein's later philosophy.

Death Row Letters

Author: Charles M. Leslie
Publisher: Associated University Presse
ISBN: 9780874130157
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I finished Bob Fogelin's Walking the Tightrope of Reason. It was excellent: great
style, lucid, and persuasive. But he has an underlying sentiment which shows
through in several places and causes him to gloss over some vectors within the ...

Figuratively Speaking

Author: Robert J. Fogelin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199838089
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In Walking the Tightrope of Reason: The Precarious Life of a Rational Animal, I
make a similar point in chapter 6, titled “Matters of Taste.” I conclude, somewhat
tendentiously, “The evaporation of subject matter is the central threat to
significant ...

Feyerabend And Scientific Values

Author: Robert P Farrell
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401715424
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This book deals with the entrenched misunderstandings of Feyerabend's philosophy, brings together the positive elements to be found in Feyerabend's work, and presents these elements as a coherent alternative conception of scientific ...

Informal Logic

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While Fogelin's most recent book, Walking the Tightrope of Reason: The
Precarious Life of a Rational Animal, does not directly address questions from the
discourses of informal logic, argumentation theory or critical thinking, it beautifully
 ...

Walking The Tightrope

Author: Vibha Bakshi Gokhale
Publisher: Camden House
ISBN: 9781571130167
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Women strove to incorporate moral and thus useful themes in their works as a
legitimate reason to write. When they failed to make moral converts, they also
risked getting unfavorable reviews.1 A woman writer's private life could
predetermine ...