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Author Goldstick, D. (Daniel), 1940-
Title Reason, truth, and reality / Dan Goldstick.
Imprint Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, 2009.
Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Gibson Library Connections, 2010.

Author Goldstick, D. (Daniel), 1940-
Subject Rationalism.
Reason.
Description 1 online resource (x, 337 pages)
Contents pt. 1. Introductory -- 1. Introduction -- 2. On Moore's Paradox -- 3. On Factuality -- 4. On the Canons of Deductive Inference -- 5. Preliminary Assault on the Philosophy of Empiricism -- pt. 2. On the Canons of Induction -- 6. Preliminary Considerations -- 7. Sensationalism -- 8. Naturalism -- 9. Inductivism -- 10. Pragmatism -- 11. Nihilism, Scepticism, and Decisionism -- 12. Possibility, Probability, Negation, and Change -- 13. Causality and Impermanence -- 14. Simplicity -- 15. How to Reason Inductively -- 16. Case for Universal Impermanence -- 17. That Determinism is Incontrovertible -- 18. Pitfall of Metaphysics -- pt. 3. On the Canons of Morality -- 19. Preliminary Considerations -- 20. Sensationalism -- 21. Naturalism -- 22. Inductivism -- 23. Pragmatism -- 24. Nihilism, Scepticism, and Decisionism -- 25. Ethics and Induction -- 26. Mores -- 27. 'Consciencelessness' -- 28. Utility -- 29. Comparing Utilities -- 30. Population -- 31. 'Hypocrisy' Stipulatively Defined -- 32. Utilitarianism Proved -- 33. Conclusion: We Each Sit in Judgment -- Appendix 1. 'Tautology' -- Appendix 2. 'Desire'.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Basing consideration upon a characterization of reason in its deductive, inductive, and ethical functioning, Goldstick asks what must hold good for reason so characterized to be a dependable guide to truth.
ISBN 9781442689855 (electronic bk.)
1442689854 (electronic bk.)
0802095941
9780802095947 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 632170388
Additional Format Print version: Goldstick, D. (Daniel), 1940- Reason, truth, and reality. Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 2008 (DLC) 2009504514


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