Susan Haack: Reintegrating Philosophy by Julia F. GöhnerSusan Haack: Reintegrating Philosophy by Julia F. Göhner

Susan Haack: Reintegrating Philosophy

byJulia F. GöhnerEditorEva-Maria Jung

Hardcover | March 4, 2016

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This volume documents the 17th Münster Lectures in Philosophy with Susan Haack, the prominent contemporary philosopher. It contains an original, programmatic article by Haack on her overall philosophical approach, entitled 'The Fragmentation of Philosophy, the Road to Reintegration'. In addition, the volume includes seven papers on various aspects of Haack's philosophical work as well as her replies to the papers. Susan Haack has deeply influenced many of the debates in contemporary philosophy. In her vivid and accessible way, she has made ground-breaking contributions covering a wide range of topics, from logic, metaphysics and epistemology, to pragmatism and the philosophy of science and law. In her work, Haack has always been very sensitive in detecting subtle differences. The distinctions she has introduced reveal what lies at the core of philosophical controversies, and show the problems that exist with established views. In order to resolve these problems, Haack has developed some 'middle-course approaches'. One example of this is her famous 'Foundherentism', a theory of justification that includes elements from both the rival theories of Foundationalism and Coherentism. Haack herself has offered the best description of her work calling herself a 'passionate moderate'.
Susan Haack is Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, Cooper Senior Scholar in Arts and Sciences, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Law at the University of Miami. Her work ranges from philosophy of logic and language, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, Pragmatism-both philosophical and legal-and the law of e...
Title:Susan Haack: Reintegrating PhilosophyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pagesPublished:March 4, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction; Julia F. Göhner, Eva-Maria Jung.- PART I: LECTURE.- Chapter 2: The Fragmentation of Philosophy, the Road to Reintegration; Susan Haack.- PART II: COLLOQUIUM.- Chapter 3: Problems at the Basis of Haack's Foundherentism; Nikolai Ruppert, Riske Schlüter and Ansgar Seide.- Chapter 4: How Innocent is Innocent Realism? Julia F. Göhner, Tim Grafe, Yannis Krone and Johannes Ueberfeldt.- Chapter 5: Deviant Rules. On Susan Haack's "The Justification of Deduction"; Sascha Bloch, Martin Pleitz, Markus Pohlmann and Jakob Wrobel.- Chapter 6: The (Dis)continuity of Philosophy - Reflections on Haack's Critical Common-sensism; Christoph Fischer and Eva-Maria Jung.- Chapter 7: Lessons in Multiculturalism and Objectivity? Puzzling out Haack's Philosophy of Education; Markus Seidel and Christoph Trüper.- Chapter 8: Pragmatism, Evolutionary Theory and the Plurality of Legal Systems. On Susan Haack's Philosophy of Law; Helena Baldina, Andreas Bruns and Johannes Müller-Salo.- Chapter 9: Evaluating Philosophy: Susan Haack's Contribution to Academic Ethics; Simon Derpmann, Dominik Düber, Thomas Meyer and Tim Rojek.- PART II: RESPONSES BY SUSAN HAACK.- Chapter 10: The Role of Experience in Empirical Justification: Response to Nikolai Ruppert, Riske Schlüter, and Ansgar Seide; Susan Haack.- Chapter 11: The Real, the Fictional, and the Somewhere-in-Between: Response to Julia Friederike Göhner, Tim Grafe, Yannis Krone, and Johannes Ueberfeldt; Susan Haack.- Chapter 12: The Grounds of Logic: Response to Sascha Bloch, Martin Pleitz, Markus Pohlman, and Jakob Wrobel; Susan Haack.- Chapter 13: The Continuum of Inquiry: Response to Christoph Fischer and Eva-Maria Jung; Susan Haack.- Chapter 14: The Aims of Education: Response to Markus Seidel and Christoph Trüper; Susan Haack.- Chapter 15: The Evolution of Legal Systems: Response to Helena Baldina, Andreas Bruns, and Johannes Müller-Salo; Susan Haack.- Chapter 16: Ethics in the Academy: Response to Simon Derpmann, Dominik Düber, Thomas Meyer, and Tim Rojek; Susan Haack.