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Swarthmore College

2013

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Philosophy Upside Down?, Peter Baumann Oct 2013

Philosophy Upside Down?, Peter Baumann

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Philip Kitcher recently argued for a reconstruction in philosophy. According to him, the contemporary mainstream of philosophy (in the English-speaking world, at least) has deteriorated into something that is of relevance only to a few specialists who communicate with each other in a language nobody else understands. Kitcher proposes to reconstruct philosophy along two axes: a knowledge axis (with a focus on the sciences) and a value axis. The present article discusses Kitcher's diagnosis as well as his proposal of a therapy. It argues that there are problems with both, and it ends with an alternative view of what ...


Idealism In 19th Century British And American Literature, Richard Thomas Eldridge Jan 2013

Idealism In 19th Century British And American Literature, Richard Thomas Eldridge

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No abstract provided.


Technology For Social Inclusion, Hugh Lacey Jan 2013

Technology For Social Inclusion, Hugh Lacey

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No abstract provided.