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A Semiotic Reconstruction of Ryle's Critique of Cartesianism : Quellen Und Studien Zur Philosophie - Bairady Narahari Rao

A Semiotic Reconstruction of Ryle's Critique of Cartesianism

Quellen Und Studien Zur Philosophie

Hardcover Published: 1994
ISBN: 9783110141566
Number Of Pages: 175
For Ages: 22+ years old

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While reconstructing Gilbert Ryle's (1900-76) critique of Cartesianism and his arguments as to what philosophy is, defines and critiques the tendency to handle a philosophical enquiry into concepts as though it were an enquiry into object-domain, then elucidates an alternative way of prosecuting suc"

Abbreviations used
Introduction: the Propositional Model of Knowledgep. 1
Science as a Context-invariant System of Propositionsp. 2
The Nature of Historical Reference of the Term 'Cartesianism'p. 4
Plan of the Bookp. 5
Developing a Heuristic Device: 'Object Approach'p. 8
'Making Things Understandable'p. 8
Acquaintance with Objects as a Model for Knowledge Explicationp. 8
Enquiry into the "Rational Animal"p. 15
Ryle's Account of His Concernsp. 15
'Philosophy' and the Notion of 'Intellect'p. 24
What is 'Cartesianism'?p. 29
Philosophy of Mind, Category Mistake and 'Meta-Philosophy'p. 41
Strategic and Paradigmatic Nature of the Theme of 'Concept of Mind'p. 46
Science and Method: the Genesis and Structure of Historical Cartesianismp. 49
Demarcating Knowledge from Opinionp. 50
Method of Teaching vs. Method of Discoveryp. 55
Aristotle and the Search for a Context-Invariant Knowledgep. 61
A Sketch of the Aristotelian Systemp. 63
Man, 'the Maker' as the Source of Context-Invariance: 'Natural Reason'p. 69
Speech and Languagep. 89
Speechp. 91
Speech as a Skill vs. Language as an Objectp. 96
'Usage' and 'Utility' Parasitic on 'Use'p. 103
Knowing How vs. Empirical Action-Theoretical Approachesp. 107
Object-Description vs. Object-Constructionp. 110
Thinkingly Doing Somethingp. 125
Schema vs. Actualisation and Doing vs. Happeningp. 125
Reflective Explorationp. 127
Reflective Exercise of Speech and Implication Threadp. 132
Validating a Theory vs. Making a Theory Understandablep. 133
Theory of Abstract Questions, Categories and 'Logical Geography'p. 135
Concrete and Abstract Questionsp. 135
The Programme of Identifying Categoriesp. 138
What is it that is Identified as Belonging to a Category or Type?p. 139
Tasks for a Theory of Categoriesp. 140
Identification of Mistakes in the Traditional Theories of Categoriesp. 141
Finite Number of Categories and the Idea of Constructionp. 145
From Identifying Categories to Identifying Category-Mistakesp. 151
Arguments to Prove vs. Arguments to Make Things Understandablep. 153
Bibliographyp. 154
Subject Indexp. 160
Name Indexp. 165
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ISBN: 9783110141566
ISBN-10: 3110141566
Series: Quellen Und Studien Zur Philosophie
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 175
Published: 1994
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.01 x 15.49  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.47