The ways of things; a philosophy of knowledge, nature, and value, by Wm. Pepperell Montague.


New York, Prentice-Hall, inc., 1940.

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Subjects Philosophie.
Philosophy.
Series Prentice-Hall philosophy series.
Description xviii, 712 pages diagrs. 21 cm.
Copyright Date 1940.
Contents part 1. An introduction to philosophy: Foreword: Philosophy: its meaning affiliations, and divisions -- part 2. Experiments in philosophy: Prologue: The vision of philosophy -- Sect. 1. Formal logic: On the nature od induction -- A defense of causality -- The rainbow series and the logarithm of aleph null -- Sect. 2. Material logic: The antinomy and its implications for logical theory -- Sect. 3. Epistemology: The story of American realism -- Truth subsistential and existential -- Sect. 4. and Sect. 5. Metaphysics: Beyond physics -- The Einstein theory and a possible alternative -- A possible interpretation of the quantum -- A theory of time perception -- Time and the fourth dimension -- Substance, potentiality, and cause: a positivistic theory of rationalistic categories -- A materialistic theory of emergent evolution -- Variation, heredity, and consciousness -- Consciousness a form of energy -- Sect. 6. Theology: The Promethean challenge to religion -- The Trinity -a speculation -- The two immortalities -- Sect. 7. Esthetics: The true, the good, and the beautiful from a pragmatic standpoint -- Beauty is not all: an appeal for esthetic pluralism -- Sect. 8. Ethics: The philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche -- The missing link in the case for utilitarianism -- The geometry of the good life -- Democracy at the crossroads -- Postscript: Confessions of an animistic materialist.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)779565
(OCoLC)ocm00779565
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WorldCat Identities Montague, William Pepperell, 1873-1953.
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