Nature and Understanding: The Metaphysics and Methods of by Nicholas Rescher

By Nicholas Rescher

Exploring the principal principles of conventional metaphysics--such because the simplicity of nature, its comprehensibility, or its systematic integrity--this e-book analyzes such notions from a systematic standpoint. It seeks to explain in a transparent, available demeanour the metaphysical scenario that characterizes the method of inquiry in normal technology, aiming to make clear fact via studying the modus operandi of common technological know-how itself and focusing as a lot on its findings as on its conceptual and methodological presuppositions. Written via an eminent pupil of philosophy, this e-book is the fruits of a long time of penetrating paintings. it's the definitive presentation of a few of Nicholas Rescher's so much attention-grabbing principles and is a fascinating resource for philosophers and non-philosophers alike.

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