ISBN 10: 1591023971 / ISBN 13: 9781591023975
Gebraucht / Anzahl: 0
Bei weiteren Verkäufern erhältlich
Alle  Exemplare dieses Buches anzeigen

Über dieses Buch

Leider ist dieses Exemplar nicht mehr verfügbar. Wir haben Ihnen weitere Exemplare dieses Titels unten aufgelistet.

Beschreibung:

This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: These incisive, witty, and completely accessible essays on a wide range of topics by historian of philosophy Wallace Matson admirably demonstrate that philosophy can still be based on careful reasoning and presented with clarity of expression. Against fashionable contemporary views, Matson asserts that philosophy is the most important subject in the college curriculum, because it is the investigation into what rationality is. Getting the answer wrong to the question What does it mean to be reasonable? is the most catastrophic of errors. The motivation for most of the essays in this collection is his perception that this error is being widely committed and that received opinion on many topics is dead wrong.Accordingly, he takes issue with the following beliefs: bodily resurrection is possible; zombies are logically possible (as David Chalmers claims); John Rawls wrote a book on justice; religion is an aid to morality; Zeno and Parmenides tried to prove that nothing really moves; the actual world is only one out of an infinity of possible worlds; and much more. Also included are two essays on Matson's distinctions between high and low beliefs, four essays on Spinoza, and, in conclusion, The Study of Philosophy as a Prophylactic against Bullshit.Wallace Matson (Berkeley, CA) is professor of philosophy emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of A New History of Philosophy, Sentience, and The Existence of God. Buchnummer des Verkäufers

Über diesen Titel:

Bewertung (bereitgestellt von Goodreads):
0 durchschnittlich
(0 Bewertungen)

Inhaltsangabe: These incisive, witty, and completely accessible essays on a wide range of topics by historian of philosophy Wallace Matson admirably demonstrate that philosophy can still be based on careful reasoning and presented with clarity of expression. Against fashionable contemporary views, Matson asserts that philosophy is "the most important subject in the college curriculum," because it is the investigation into what rationality is. Getting the answer wrong to the question "What does it mean to be reasonable?" is the most catastrophic of errors. The motivation for most of the essays in this collection is his perception that this error is being widely committed and that received opinion on many topics is dead wrong.

Accordingly, he takes issue with the following beliefs: bodily resurrection is possible; zombies are logically possible (as David Chalmers claims); John Rawls wrote a book on justice; religion is an aid to morality; Zeno and Parmenides tried to prove that nothing really moves; the actual world is only one out of an infinity of possible worlds; and much more. Also included are two essays on Matson’s distinctions between high and low beliefs, four essays on Spinoza, and, in conclusion, "The Study of Philosophy as a Prophylactic against Bullshit."

About the Author: Wallace Matson (Berkeley, CA) is professor of philosophy emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of A New History of Philosophy, Sentience, and The Existence of God.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Bibliografische Details

Zustand: Used

Beste Suchergebnisse bei AbeBooks

1.

Matson, Wallace
Verlag: Humanity Books, Amherst, New York, U.S.A. (2006)
ISBN 10: 1591023971 ISBN 13: 9781591023975
Neu Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Fireside Bookshop
(Littlehampton, SXW, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Humanity Books, Amherst, New York, U.S.A., 2006. Cloth/Laminated Boards. Buchzustand: New. These incisive, witty, and completely accessible essays on a wide range of topics by historian of philosophy Wallace Matson admirably demonstrate that philosophy can still be based on careful reasoning and presented with clarity of expression. Against fashionable contemporary views, Matson asserts that philosophy is "the most important subject in the college curriculum," because it is the investigation into what rationality is. Getting the answer wrong to the question "What does it mean to be reasonable?" is the most catastrophic of errors. The motivation for most of the essays in this collection is his perception that this error is being widely committed and that received opinion on many topics is dead wrong. Accordingly, he takes issue with the following beliefs: bodily resurrection is possible; zombies are logically possible (as David Chalmers claims); John Rawls wrote a book on justice; religion is an aid to morality; Zeno and Parmenides tried to prove that nothing really moves; the actual world is only one out of an infinity of possible worlds; and much more. Also included are two essays on Matson's distinctions between high and low beliefs, four essays on Spinoza, and, in conclusion, 'The Study of Philosophy as a Prophylactic against Bullshit'. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 017830

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 17,32
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 14,02
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

2.

Matson, Wallace I.
Verlag: Prometheus Books (2006)
ISBN 10: 1591023971 ISBN 13: 9781591023975
Gebraucht Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Greener Books
(London, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Prometheus Books, 2006. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used; Good. **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2406294

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 20,11
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,07
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

3.

Wallace I. Matson
Verlag: Prometheus Books 13/09/2006 (2006)
ISBN 10: 1591023971 ISBN 13: 9781591023975
Gebraucht Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Hay-on-Wye Booksellers
(Hay-on-Wye, HEREF, Vereinigtes Königreich)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Prometheus Books 13/09/2006, 2006. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Like New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 058675-7

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 19,61
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 6,84
Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

4.

Matson, Wallace
Verlag: Humanity Books
ISBN 10: 1591023971 ISBN 13: 9781591023975
Gebraucht Hardcover Anzahl: > 20
Anbieter
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Humanity Books. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. 1591023971 *LIKE NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SWATI21FI756015

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 23,49
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,39
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

5.

Matson, Wallace
Verlag: Humanity Books (2006)
ISBN 10: 1591023971 ISBN 13: 9781591023975
Gebraucht Hardcover Anzahl: 2
Anbieter
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Humanity Books, 2006. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P021591023971

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 50,08
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 1,69
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

6.

Matson, Wallace
Verlag: Humanity Books (2006)
ISBN 10: 1591023971 ISBN 13: 9781591023975
Neu Hardcover Anzahl: 2
Anbieter
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Humanity Books, 2006. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P111591023971

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 62,13
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 1,69
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

7.

Matson, Wallace
Verlag: Humanity Books
ISBN 10: 1591023971 ISBN 13: 9781591023975
Neu Hardcover Anzahl: > 20
Anbieter
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Humanity Books. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. 1591023971 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SWATI2122547675

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 71,30
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,39
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

8.

Wallace Matson
Verlag: Humanity Books (2006)
ISBN 10: 1591023971 ISBN 13: 9781591023975
Neu Hardcover Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Humanity Books, 2006. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX1591023971

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 92,75
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,39
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer