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Author Rescher, Nicholas.
Title Autobiography / Nicholas Rescher.
Imprint Heusenstamm [Germany] : Ontos, 2010.
Edition Second edition.

Author Rescher, Nicholas.
Series Nicholas Rescher collected papers
Subject Rescher, Nicholas.
Philosophers -- United States -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (v, 419 pages) : illustrations, portrait.
polychrome rdacc
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PREFACE; One FAMILY BACKGROUND; Two A GERMAN CHILDHOOD Hagen: 1928-1939 (Age 0-9); Three AN IMMIGRANT BOY Beechhurst: 1938-1942 (Age 10-13); Four HIGH SCHOOL DAYS 1942-1946 (Age 13-17); Five QUEENS COLLEGE Flushing: 1946-1949 (AGE 17-21); Six PRINCETON UNIVERSITY 1949-1953 (AGE 21-23); Seven U.S.M.C. Washington, D.C.: 1952-1954 (AGE 23-25); Eight THE RAND CORPORATION Santa Monica: 1954-1956 (AGE 25-28); Nine LEHIGH UNIVERSITY Bethlehem: 1957-1961 (AGE 28-32); Ten PITTSBURGH The First Years: 1961-1966 (AGE 32-38); Eleven PITTSBURGH Years Of Change: 1966-1971 (AGE 38-42).
Twelve PITTSBURGH AND OXFORD 1971-1974 (Age 42-46)Thirteen SQUIRREL HILL 1975-1980 (AGE 47-52); Fourteen WANDERINGS 1981-1985 (AGE 53-57); Fifteen ACTIVE YEARS 1985-1989 (Age 57-61); Sixteen CHANGING PRIORITIES 1990-1995 (AGE 62-67); Seventeen AT THE DAWN OF A NEW MILLENNIUM 1996-2001 (AGE 68-73); Eighteen MOVING ON Squirrel Hill to Regent Square: 2003-2007 (Age 75-79); Nineteen SUNSET YEARS Regent Square: 2008-10 (Age 79-81); Twenty A PHILOSOPHICAL RETROSPECT; Appendix 1 AUTODOXOGRAPHY; Appendix 2 FRAGMENTS OF RESCHER FAMILY HISTORY; APPENDIX 3 THE LANDAUS OF NEUKIRCHEN AND GODDELSHEIM.
Summary This revised edition of his Autobiography brings up-to-date Rescher's account of his life and work. The passage of years since the publication of an autobiographical work makes for its growing incompleteness. Moreover, the passage of time is bound to bring some new perspectives to view. This new edition comes to terms with these circumstances. Since the publication of the previous version Rescher's philosophical work has made substantial progress, betokened by the publication of over a score of new books that mark an ongoing expansion of his philosophical range. Then too, the internet has brou.
ISBN 9783110330632 (electronic bk.)
3110330636 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 854568778
Additional Format Print version: Rescher, Nicholas. Autobiography. Berlin : De Gruyter, ©2010 9783110330229

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