The Tree of Knowledge and Other Essays

The Tree of Knowledge and Other Essays

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Humanism, modernity, and scientific rationality are examined critically in these collected essays. Developments in logic and philosophy are surveyed in the perspective of the closing century. Other essays include Musil and Mach, and Wittgenstein's place on the cultural map of the times.Progress thus conceived is concomitant with something which can, in a broad sense, be called a democratization of ... One is the idea of progress through the accumulation of knowledge and advancement of science and technology. The otheranbsp;...

Title:The Tree of Knowledge and Other Essays
Author:G. H. Von Wright
Publisher:BRILL - 1993


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