Is Philosophy Dead Some Philosophers Have Declared It To Be So, And Judging By Some Of The Mental Acrobatics Now Fashionable In Postmodernist Circles A Reasonable Person Might Have To Agree Though Recognizing The Moribund State Of Current Academic Philosophy, Mario Bunge Feels That This Is A Crisis From Which The Discipline Can And Will Recover To Overcome The Impasse Bunge Argues That It Is Necessary To Reconstruct Philosophy By Building A Philosophical System That Addresses Real World Problems Of Everyday People In A Clear, Comprehensible Fashion The New System Must Be Exact And Compatible With Contemporary Science And Technology Above All, It Should Shun Purely Academic Problems.This Book Offers Glimpses Of Such A System While Avoiding Technical Jargon Unfamiliar To The Lay Reader It Is Thus Accessible To The Average Educated Reader Interested In Such Perennial Philosophical Concerns As What Is Matter , What Is Mind , What Is The Nature Of Society , Are There Limits To Our Knowledge , What Are The Criteria For Distinguishing Genuine Science From Pseudoscience , And How Should Human Rights Be Balanced With Moral Obligations These Questions Will Always Be Of Interest To Thinking Human Beings, Says Bunge, And Philosophy, Rather Than Becoming A Fruitless, Self Referential Academic Game, Should Be The Main Intellectual Tool For Exploring And Clarifying Such All Important Issues.
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- 245 pages
- Philosophy in Crisis
- Mario Bunge
- 13 March 2019 Mario Bunge