Appearance versus Reality: New Essays on Bradleys Metaphysics

Hardcover | February 1, 1998

EditorGuy Stock

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Appearance versus Reality is a collection of new studies of the work of F. H. Bradley, a leading British philosopher of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, and one of the key figures in the emergence of Anglo-American analytic philosophy. In recent years there has been awidespread revaluation of Bradley's philosophy: it has been found to offer alternative approaches to those inherited from Frege, Descartes, the British Empiricists, and Quinean naturalism, which have dominated analytic philosophy for some time. The nine well-known contributors to this volume, fromBritain, North America, and Australia, focus on Bradley's views on truth, meaning, knowledge, and reality. These essays show that his work not only was crucial to the development of twentieth-century philosophy, but can illuminate contemporary debates in metaphysics, logic, and epistemology.

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Appearance versus Reality is a collection of new studies of the work of F. H. Bradley, a leading British philosopher of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, and one of the key figures in the emergence of Anglo-American analytic philosophy. In recent years there has been awidespread revaluation of Bradley's philosophy: it h...

Guy Stock is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at University of Aberdeen.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:246 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.71 inPublished:February 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:019823659X

ISBN - 13:9780198236597

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1. Guy Stock: Introduction: The Realistic Spirit in Bradley's Philosophy2. James Levine: The What and the That: Theories of Singular Thought in Bradley, Russell, and the Early Wittgenstein3. Thomas Baldwin: Thought's Happy Suicide4. Ralph C. S. Walker: Bradley's Theory of Truth5. Stewart Candlish: The Wrong Side of History: Relations, the Decline of British Idealism, and the Origins of Analytic Philosophy6. Nicholas Griffin: Did Russell's Criticisms of Bradley's Theory of Relations Miss their Mark?7. David Holdcroft: Bradley and Floating Ideas8. David Crossley: The Multiple Contents of Immediacy9. Timothy L. S. Sprigge: Bradley's Doctrine of the AbsoluteBibliographyIndex

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"Highly recommended for all interested in early-20th-century philosophy."--Choice