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Critical Rationalism, the Social Sciences and the Humanities : Essays for Joseph Agassi. Volume II - I. C. Jarvie

Critical Rationalism, the Social Sciences and the Humanities

Essays for Joseph Agassi. Volume II

By: I. C. Jarvie (Editor), Nathaniel Laor (Editor)

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Published: 31st December 1994
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An outstanding feature of this book is the broad range of the contributors, drawn from Europe, the Middle East and North America, testifying both to the range of Professor Agassi's interests and the geographical spread of his influence.
Most contributors use Agassi's ideas as a springboard to engage in debate on issues, or offer a contribution in an area that interests him. In this volume contributors consider such questions as Agassi's philosophy of education, in practice as well as in theory; the impact of psychologism in philosophy; the origins of critical rationalism in the Bible; the debates in economics stimulated by the work of Popper and Agassi, and many other topics.
Besides the special topics, the reader gains some sense of the fruitfulness of critical rationalism in the hands of Agassi's friends and colleagues.

Frontispiece; Portrait of Joseph Agassi
Introduction (II)
The Social Sciences and Humanities
Prometheus Perplexed
Philosophical Method, Modified Essentialism and the Open Society
Reason and Myth in Politics
The First World War and 1991
Pedagogy as Psychology: a View from Within
All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Style vs
Substance in Economic Methodology
Preliminary Report on Efforts of Psychologism to gain Influences in Proper Epistemological, Methodological and Psychological Societies
Epistemological and Methodological Concerns of Feminist Social Scientists
Ecclesiastes (Qohelet) in Context -- a Study of Wisdom as Constructive Scepticism
Commitment and Paradox
The Place of the Sciences and of the Fine Arts in the Intellectual Scheme of Things
Two Commandments for the Humanities
Bibiliography of Joseph Agassi to 1993
Indices
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ISBN: 9780792329619
ISBN-10: 0792329619
Series: BOSTON STUDIES IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE : Book 2
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 31st December 1994
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.59