The Philosophy of Nicholas Rescher

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  • Rescher, Nicholas -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Logic -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Philosophy.

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Ernest Sosa, with the advice and assistance of the Editorial Committee, L. Jonathan Cohen ... [et al.].
SeriesPhilosophical studies series in philosophy ; no. 15
ContributionsRescher, Nicholas., Sosa, Ernest., Cohen, L. Jonathan
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LC ClassificationsB945.R454 P47
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Paginationxi, 236 p. :
Number of Pages236
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Open LibraryOL4410469M
ISBN 109027709629
LC Control Number79013912

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Nicholas Rescher is University Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of more than sixty books, including many published by Rowman & Littlefield. His previous works include The Coherence Theory of Truth (Oxford University Press) and Methodological Pragmatism (Oxford University Press). Nicholas Rescher presents ten essays that offer the thoughts of major Arabic philosophers in history and speak to their origins in Greek philosophy, as well as the subsequent influence of Arabic philosophy on the West. Much of the material is presented for the first time in print. Nicholas Rescher assembles this annotated bibliography, listing printed materials relating to al-Farabi, and summaries that provide further details of these works. AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY Nicholas Rescher is Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh and co-chairman of the Center for Philosophy of Science.   NICHOLAS RESCHER (Ph.D., Princeton, ) is Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy and has also served as Chairman of the Philosophy Department and a Director (and currently Chairman) of the Center for Philosophy of Science. In a productive research career extending over six decades he has more than one hundred books to this credit.

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He has written more than seventy books in various areas of philosophy. Issues in the Philosophy of Religion. Frankfurt (Ontos) Aporetics. Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh Press) Free Will. New Brunswick, NJ (Transaction Books) Second revised edition Ignorance.

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