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Realism and Appearances An Essay in Ontology by John W. Yolton

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Metaphysics & ontology,
  • Ontology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy / Epistemology,
  • Appearance (Philosophy),
  • Reality

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7752958M
ISBN 100521772273
ISBN 109780521772273

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REALISM AND APPEARANCES An essay in ontology This book addresses one of the fundamental topics in philosophy: the relation between appearance and draws on a rich combination of historical and contemporary material, ranging from the early modern period to present-day debates,to. This book addresses one of the fundamental topics in philosophy: the relation between appearance and reality. John Yolton draws on a rich combination of historical and contemporary material, ranging from the early modern period to present-day debates, to examine this central philosophical preoccupation, which he presents in terms of distinctions between phenomena . Realism and Appearances: An Essay in Ontology. By John W. Yolton. Read preview. Synopsis. This book addresses one of the fundamental topics in philosophy: the relation between appearance and reality. John Yolton draws on a rich combination of historical and contemporary material, ranging from Locke, Berkeley and Hume to Churchland and McDowell. xiii, p. ; 23 cm Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index 09 24Pages:

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress cataloguing in publication data Yolton, John W. Realism and appearances: an essay in ontology / John W. Yolton p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn 3 (hb). – isbn 0 (pbk.) 1. Ontology. 2. Appearance.   This book addresses one of the fundamental topics in philosophy: the relation between appearance and reality. John Yolton draws on a rich combination of historical and contemporary material, ranging from the early modern period to present-day debates, to examine this central philosophical preoccupation, which he presents in terms of distinctions between Pages:   A book by Elliott Abrams on the development of U.S. human rights policy in the last forty years and an argument, both "realist" and principled, for supporting the expansion of democracy in the. Realism is a perspective that emphasizes facts, surfaces, and life’s practical aspects, and romanticism as a perspective that focuses on emotion, varieties of experience, and the inner life. In Chopin’s novel, realism emerges from a conventional worldview, and romanticism emerges from an individualistic worldview.

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