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Essay on philosophical method

by R. G. Collingwood

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Published by Thoemmes in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsim. of 1933 ed.

StatementR.G. Collingwood.
SeriesKey texts
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,226p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22446559M
ISBN 101855063921

the satisfactions of philosophy are often derived from, first, discovering and explicating how they are logically connected to the Big Questions, and second, constructing and defending philosophical arguments to answer them in turn. Good philosophy proceeds with modest, careful and clear steps. Structuring a Philosophy PaperFile Size: 90KB. The six essays in this book grew out of guest lectures presented during an interdisciplinary seminar at Purdue University in the spring of The authors, from departments of English, philosophy, and speech communication, share authority in the discipline of rhetoric, the unifying concept and focal point for the seminar and the book.

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  An Essay on Philosophical Method contains the most sustained discussion in the twentieth century of the subject matter and method of philosophy and an unparalleled explanation of why philosophy has a distinctive domain of enquiry that differs from that of the sciences of nature. This new edition of the Essay focuses on Collingwood's contribution to metaphilosophy and locates his 5/5(2). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Hudson, W.D. Editor's forewordBroad's approach to moral philosophyPhilosophical discoveriesA school for philosophersA question about Plato's theory of ideasPlato and the mathematiciansThe practical relevance of philosophyThe argument from received opinion.


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Collingwood's philosophical method, originally published in at a time when technology seemed ascendant, progress uncertain, politics militant, and philosophy stagnant, sought to find a common ground for philosophy to recover for it a vitality and value for humanity that it seemed to lack/5.

Collingwood is the author of one of the most important treatises in meta-philosophy written in the first half of the twentieth century, "An Essay on Philosophical Method" (), which is a sustained attempt to explain why philosophy is an autonomous discipline with a distinctive method and subject matter that differ from those of the natural and the exact by: An Essay on Philosophical Method contains the most sustained discussion in the twentieth century of the subject matter and method of philosophy and an unparalleled explanation of why philosophy has a distinctive domain of enquiry that differs from that of the sciences of nature.

This new edition of the Essay focuses on Collingwood's contribution to metaphilosophy and locates his argument for the autonomy of philosophy 5/5(2). An Essay on Philosophical Method contains the most sustained discussion in the twentieth century of the subject matter and method of Essay on philosophical method book and an unparalleled explanation of why philosophy has a distinctive domain of enquiry that differs from that of the sciences of nature/5(2).

Usually after finishing a book, or at least one that I’ve found compelling (and assuming I’m not overpowered by busyness or laziness), I write a review of the book.

But in this case, I’m not going to. Not because Collingwood’s An Essay on Philosophical Method 5/5(2). This is an interesting book on the method of philosophical study. The focus is especially on the nature of philosophical subject matter as something familiar yet insufficiently known. I'm not sure if.

An Essay on Philosophical Method contains the most sustained discussion in the twentieth century of the subject matter and method of philosophy and an unparalleled explanation of why philosophy has a distinctive domain of enquiry that differs from that of the sciences of nature.

This new edition of the Essay focuses on Collingwood's contribution to metaphilosophy and locates his argument for the autonomy of philosophy. It is possible to raise and solve philosophical problems with no very clear idea of what philosophy is, what it is trying to do, and how it can best do it; but no great progress can be made until these questions have been asked and some answer to them given.

Philosophy, moreover, has this peculiarity, that reflection upon it is part of itself. An Essay on Philosophical Method contains the most sustained discussion in the twentieth century of the subject matter and method of philosophy and an unparalleled explanation of why philosophy has a distinctive domain of enquiry that differs from that of the sciences of new edition of the Essay focuses on Collingwood's contribution to metaphilosophy and locates his argument for.

Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Collingwood, R. ioned: ble. OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages [2] pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Pt.

Introduction. The problem --The method --Historical illustrations --Pt The overlap of classes. The theory of classification in formal logic --The impossibility of applying it rigidly to philosophical concepts --Consequences for philosophical method --Pt Essay on Philosophical Method, An Collingwood, R.

“My best book in matter; in style, I may call it my only book.” – R. Collingwood. Collingwood’s mature work of metaphysics seeks to overhaul the notion of philosophical method, assigning philosophy the task of “thinking out the idea of an object that shall completely satisfy the demands of reason.”.

An Essay On Philosophical Method The volume will be welcomed by all historians of twentieth-century philosophy.

Related Philosophy Books: Proof Theory: History And An Applied Perspective On The Logic Of Sortals: Reading Iris Murdoch's Metaphysics Violence And Meaning. In two works, Essay on Philosophical Method () and An Essay on Metaphysics (), he proposed the historical nature of civilization’s presuppositions and urged that metaphysical study evaluate these presuppositions as historically defined conceptions rather than as eternal verities.

His last book, The Idea of History (), proposed Read More. Speaking of mastery, one of the most valuable essays in the volume is Rorty's own lengthy introductory essay.

In this essay, Rorty brilliantly lays out the philosophical foundations of ordinary language philosophy and ideal language philosophy and the philosophical problems they encounter/5(4). An Essay on Philosophical Method () is often considered to be Collingwood's best book both in terms of content and style.

This is certainly what Collingwood himself thought. Collingwood thought that the Essay was the only book he completed to his own satisfaction rather than perpetually writing against the clock or the pressure of events.

That it was the long illness that Collingwood Written: Essays in Philosophical Method 1. Moritz Schlick - The Future of Philosophy 2. Rudolf Carnap - On the Character of Philosophical Problems 3. Gustav Bergmann - Logical Positivism, Language, and the Reconstruction of Metaphysics (in part) 4.

Rudolf Carnap - Empiricism, Semantics, and Ontology 5. The Linguistic Turn provides a rich and representative introduction to the entire historical and doctrinal range of the linguistic philosophy movement.

In two retrospective essays titled "Ten Years After" and "Twenty-Five Years After," Rorty shows how his book was shaped by the time in which it was written and traces the directions philosophical study has taken since/5(4). In two retrospective essays titled "Ten Years After" and "Twenty-Five Years After," Rorty shows how his book was shaped by the time in which it was written and traces the directions philosophical study has taken since.

"All too rarely an anthology is put together that reflects imagination, command, and comprehensiveness. Essay on Philosophical Method Philosophy is a science and even though numerical and empirical methods in regards to the research and analysis of the subject of philosophical experiments are not always effective, as any other science it always requires structure and methods that would help to get arguments and supportive data as well as make conclusions.

An Introduction to Philosophical Methods is the first book to survey the various methods that philosophers use to support their views. Rigorous yet accessible, the book introduces and illustrates the methodological considerations that are involved in current philosophical debates.

Where there is controversy, the book presents the case for each side, but highlights where the.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hare, R.M. (Richard Mervyn). Essays on philosophical method. London, Macmillan, (OCoLC) Document Type.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Collingwood, R.G.

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