Realism with a Human Face


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Realism with a Human Face - Putnam, Hilary, and Conant, James (Editor)
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The time has come to reform philosophy, says Hilary Putnam, one of America's great philosophers. He calls upon philosophers to attend to the gap between the present condition of their subject and the human aspirations that philosophy should and once did claim to represent. Putnam's goal is to embed philosophy in social life. The first part of this book is dedicated to metaphysical questions. Putnam rejects the contemporary metaphysics that insists on describing both the mind and the world from a God's-eye view. In its ...

Realism with a Human Face 1992, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674749450

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Realism with a Human Face 1990, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674749504