A Philosophy of Culture

A Philosophy of Culture

The Case for Holistic Pragmatism

eBook - 2002
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In this book, one of America's leading philosophers offers a sweeping reconsideration of the philosophy of culture in the twentieth century. Morton White argues that the discipline is much more important than is often recognized, and that his version of holistic pragmatism can accommodate its breadth. Going beyond Quine's dictum that philosophy of science is philosophy enough, White suggests that it should contain the word "culture" in place of "science." He defends the holistic view that scientific belief is tested by experience but that such testing is rightly applied to systems or conjuncti.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, Ă2002
ISBN: 9781400825356
1400825350
9780691096568
0691096562
9780691123981
0691123985
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 193 pages)

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