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Hilary Putnam

Realism, Reason and the Uses of Uncertainty

by Christopher Norris

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Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Putnam, Hilary,
  • Logic,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Philosophy,
  • Women,
  • General,
  • Philosophers,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • History & Surveys - Modern

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9435372M
    ISBN 100719061962
    ISBN 109780719061967

    Tracing the problem back to Hume’s conception of a “matter of fact” as well as to Kant’s distinction between “analytic” and “synthetic” judgments, Putnam identifies a path forward in the work of Amartya Sen. Lively, concise, and wise, his book prepares the way for a renewed mutual fruition of philosophy and the social sciences. The book is an outgrowth of a conference held at the Nicholas Copernicus University in Toru (Poland), for which Hilary Putnam was the keynote speaker. It contains eleven papers with responses by Putnam, and is divided into two parts, one on pragmatism and one on realism.

      The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The End of Value-Free Economics by Hilary Putnam at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Hilary Putnam. Putnam is a philosopher deservedly famous for 1. writing in a very ambigous and confusing style; 2. making a big deal of small issues and 3. changing his mind very often. Such is the case with the first part of this book, whereis Putnam simply tells us that he thought it over and now believes our .

      My current favorite living philosopher is Hilary Putnam, as embodied in his book Realism with a Human Face In a tone that is simultaneously witty and generous, skeptical and self-revealing, and in sentences that are often a pleasure to read Putnam’s philosophy is a philosophy for our world, a vehicle in which you can comfortably travel Price: $ Hilary Putnam, James Conant Hilary Putnam has been convinced for some time that the present situation in philosophy calls for revitalization and renewal; in this latest book he shows us what shape he would like that renewal to take.


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Hilary Putnam has 80 books on Goodreads with ratings. Hilary Putnam’s most popular book is Reason, Truth and History. The Threefold Cord: Mind, Body and World (John Dewey Essays in Philosophy) by Hilary Putnam ().

Hilary Putnam deals in this book with some of the most fundamental persistent problems in philosophy: the nature of truth, knowledge and rationality. His aim is to break down the fixed categories of thought which have always appeared to define and constrain the permissible solutions to these problems.

Hilary Putnam, (born JChicago, Illinois, U.S.—died Ma ), leading American philosopher who made major contributions to metaphysics, epistemology, the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of language, the philosophy of science, the philosophy of mathematics, and the philosophy of is best known for his semantic externalism, according to which linguistic meanings.

Hilary Putnam, who may have been the first philosopher to advance the notion that the computer is an apt model for the mind, takes a radically new view of his own theory of functionalism in this book. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Hilary Putnam books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Hilary Putnam, who may have been the first philosopher to advance the notion that the computer is an apt model for the mind, takes a radically new view of his own theory of functionalism in this book Renewing philosophy by Hilary Putnam ().

Hilary Putnam, a Harvard philosopher whose influence ranged widely across many fields of thought, including mathematical logic, philosophy of mind and language, epistemology and metaphysics, died. Hilary Putnam deals in this book with some of the most fundamental persistent problems in philosophy: the nature of truth, knowledge and rationality.

His aim is to break down the fixed categories of thought which have always appeared to define and constrain the permissible solutions to these problems/5. According to John Passmore, Hilary Putnam's work is a "history of recent philosophy in outline" (Recent Philosophers). He adds that writing "about "Putnam's philosophy' is like trying to capture the wind with a 5/5(1).

Reason, Truth and History - Ebook written by Hilary Putnam. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Reason, Truth and : Hilary Putnam.

In many ways Hilary Putnam's writings constitute the ideal introduction to his thought. For they are not only lucid and accessible, but also self-reflective, providing numerous signposts to his philosophical motivations, changes of mind and sources of inspiration.

• Hilary Whitehall Putnam, philosopher, born 31 July ; died 13 March • This article was amended on 15 March Silicon is the material involved in the discussion of. 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.

The first part of this book is dedicated to metaphysical questions. Grid View Tile View. The Cornel West Reader. Hilary Putnam $ - $ - $ Representation and Reality (Representation and Mind) by Hilary Putnam and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This is the third volume of Hilary Putnam's philosophical papers, published in paperback for the first time.

The volume contains his major essays from towhich reveal a large shift in emphasis in the 'realist' position developed in his earlier work. While not renouncing those views, Professor Putnam has continued to explore their epistemological consequences and conceptual history.

Get this from a library. The philosophy of Hilary Putnam. [Randall E Auxier; Douglas R Anderson; Lewis Edwin Hahn;] -- "This volume consists of an intellectual autobiography by world-renowned philosopher Hilary Putnam, 26 critical or descriptive essays, 26 replies by Arthur C.

Hilary W. Putnam was born in Chicago in His father, Samuel Putnam, was a well-known author and translator.

Putnam's parents lived in France untiland then in Philadelphia, where he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. Book review of Hilary Putnam. Hilary Putnam: MIND, LANGUAGE AND REALITY () REASON, TRUTH AND HISTORY () Putnam imagines a world called "Twin Earth" exactly like Earth in every respect except that the stuff which appears and behaves like water, and is actually called "water", on Twin Earth is a chemical compound XYZ.

Hilary Putnam is a distinguished and prolific American philosopher whose views and philosophical interests have changed many times during a long career. His recent book "Ethics without Ontology" () is a compiliation of two series of lectures he gave during /5(4).Hilary Putnam is the father of computational functionalism, a doctrine he developed in a series of papers beginning with “Minds and Machines” () and culminating in “The Nature of Mental States” (b).

Enormously influential ever since, it became the received view of the nature of mental by: 9.Hilary Putnam a professor of philosophy at Harvard University, is the author of Mathematics, Matter and Mind and Mind, Language and Reality. His new book, Reason, Truth and History, will be reviewed in a later issue of this journal.