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Thinking Things Through: Introduction to Philosophical Issues and Achievements - Bradford Books (Paperback)
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Thinking Things Through: Introduction to Philosophical Issues and Achievements - Bradford Books (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 03/03/1997
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Thinking Things Through provides a broad, historical, and rigorous introduction to the logical tradition in philosophy and to its contemporary significance. The presentation is centered around three of the most fruitful issues in Western thought: What are proofs, and why do they provide knowledge? How can experience be used to gain knowledge or to alter beliefs in a rational way? What is the nature of mind and of mental events and mental states? In a clear and lively style, Glymour describes these key philosophical problems and traces attempts to solve them, from ancient Greece to the present.Thinking Things Through reveals the philosophical sources of modern work in logic, the theory of computation, Bayesian statistics, cognitive psychology, and artificial intelligence, and it connects these subjects with contemporary problems in epistemology and metaphysics. The text is full of examples and problems, and an instructor's manual is available.Clark Glymour is Alumni Professor of Philosophy at Carnegie-Mellon University and Adjunct Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh.

Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780262571197
Weight: 635 g
Dimensions: 229 x 178 x 25 mm
Edition: New edition

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