logo
Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image

Basket

Responses to Naturalism : Critical Perspectives from Idealism and Pragmatism, Hardback Book

Responses to Naturalism : Critical Perspectives from Idealism and Pragmatism Hardback

Edited by Paul (University of Sheffield, UK) Giladi

Part of the Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy series

Description

This volume offers critical responses to philosophical naturalism from the perspectives of four different yet fundamentally interconnected philosophical traditions: Kantian idealism, Hegelian idealism, British idealism, and American pragmatism.

In bringing these rich perspectives into conversation with each other, the book illuminates the distinctive set of metaphilosophical assumptions underpinning each tradition's conception of the relationship between the human and natural sciences.

The individual essays investigate the affinities and the divergences between Kant, Hegel, Collingwood, and the American pragmatists in their responses to philosophical naturalism.

The ultimate aim of Responses to Naturalism is to help us understand how human beings can be committed to the idea of scientific progress without renouncing their humanistic explanations of the world.

It will appeal to scholars interested in the role idealist and pragmatist perspectives play in contemporary debates about naturalism.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Philosophy
  • ISBN: 9781138744745

£115.00

£106.15

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also in the Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy series   |  View all