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Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
... book i 61 chapter 20 * how it is more reasonable to believe that the first dwellers in the indies came by land I will conclude by saying that the early peoples very probably came to the Indies by...
Published: 25 September 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391111-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9111-1
... einstein, The World as I See It 1. Living Before and Beyond the Law, or A Reasonable Organism Defends Itself Figures of Science First published in 1898, H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds introduces a staple of twentieth-century science fiction...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383734-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8373-4
... 5. Reasonable Situations: Philosophy, Biography, & Private Life Philosophizing Situatedness The commitment of social science to dealing with and at its most ambitious moments ‘‘solving’’ the antino- mies of situatedness has encouraged and still encourages national gov- ernments to look to...
Published: 24 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384731-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8473-1
... chapter 9 Deserters’ Reasons Les alvierto solamente y esto a ninguno lo asombre, pues muchas veces el hombre tiene que hacer de ese modo: convinieron entre...
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By John Kadvany
Published: 19 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380443-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8044-3
... 5 | Reason Inverted The intriguing idea that many leading scientists and mathematicians have, purposely or not, managed to conceal the heuristic logic underlying their discoveries dates back at least to Archimedes. The seventeenth...
Published: 13 August 1992
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8300-0
... Communicational Reasoning Seven On understanding what to do A sceptical solution of a sceptical problem begins by conceding that the sceptic's negative assertions are unanswerable. Nevertheless our ordinary prac• tice or belief is...
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By Rafael Campo
Published: 07 September 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002062-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0206-2
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384021-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8402-1
... Four Resisting Reasonableness In Feminist Accused of Sexual Harassment, in the chapter called ‘‘Consensual Amorous Relations I argued that, whatever the actual policy on consensual relations, the very inclusion of such relations within harassment policies...
Published: 16 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390725-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9072-5
...3 Reason’s Self-Criticism whoever could not or would not identify with the German state in 1933 had to leave if he valued his life. For many critical intellectuals driven out of Germany and Europe by fas- cism, emigration became a key experience in a double...
Published: 19 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380443-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8044-3
... 9 | Reason in History Repeated throughout Lakatos’s work is the idea of a difference between his- torical reconstructions and the actual history on which they are based, and as seen in Lakatos’s own reconstructions through his footnote...
Published: 13 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388777-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8877-7
...≤ Ordinary Historical Reason To slightly complicate a question posed by Virginia Woolf: How is it possible to connect the thing with the meaning of the thing? If Woolf assigned to fiction writing the task of carrying the mind ‘‘across the chasm which divides the two without spilling a...
Published: 08 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386063-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8606-3
... 3 Reasons for the War nurdzihana: People descend to such an unbelievably low level, trying to justify themselves by saying the war was for some goal—that someone demanded it of them. But there was no reason for the war—except...
Published: 01 July 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382775-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8277-5
... 2 When Reason Runs Out This is an instance ofone ofthe most interesting (and least commented on) moments in intellectual discourse, the moment (not at all unique to legal discourse) when the path of inquiry a practitioner is following points in a...
Published: 01 July 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382775-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8277-5
... 3 The Arguments for Reason Reason is what we say it is. ANONYMOUS The superior position accorded to reason, together with the rationalization ofother sources of belief, institutes reason as an overarch• ing framework for the selection, testing, modification, and...
Published: 01 July 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382775-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8277-5
... 4 Predicaments of Reason We have found, indeed, that although we had contemplated building a tower which should reach to the heavens, the supply ofmaterials suf• fices only for a dwelling-house, just sufficiently commodious for our business on the...
Published: 01 July 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382775-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8277-5
... Epilogue: Reason without End Recall the police search in "The Purloined Letter:' Imagine being part of the police. Imagine going from room to room, compart• ment to compartment, following the program. Imagine doing this re• peatedly, endlessly. Imagine getting nowhere...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395485-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9548-5
...∞ When Otherness Overcomes Reason Realism is an issue not only for literature; it is a major political, philo- sophical and practical issue that must be handled and explained as such—as a matter of general human interest.—bertolt brecht, ‘‘On the Formalistic Character of the...
Published: 01 September 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372738-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7273-8
Published: 01 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7581-4
Published: 01 January 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7705-4