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Paperback Philosophical Historicism and the Betrayal of First Philosophy Book

ISBN: 027102321X

ISBN13: 9780271023212

Philosophical Historicism and the Betrayal of First Philosophy

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The recent emergence, among philosophers, of the view that the activity of human reason in all its possible modes must also be historicized, including the activity of philosophizing itself, may be found in writers as diverse as Hans-Georg Gadamer, Richard Rorty, Michel Foucault, and Alasdair MacIntyre. This contemporary view of human reason contrasts with the traditional commitments of "First Philosophy," Aristotle's name for the knowledge of things...

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