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The Resource Radical realism : direct knowing in science and philosophy, Edward Pols

Radical realism : direct knowing in science and philosophy, Edward Pols

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Radical realism : direct knowing in science and philosophy
Title
Radical realism
Title remainder
direct knowing in science and philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Edward Pols
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Pols, Edward
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Realism
  • Science
  • Common sense
  • First philosophy
Label
Radical realism : direct knowing in science and philosophy, Edward Pols
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- A preliminary look at the scandal of radical realism: Direct and indirect knowledge -- Contemporary objections to the distinction between direct and indirect knowing -- The oscillatory relativism of the linguistic consensus -- A negative and a positive purpose -- 2. The scandal of radical realism -- The reality question: A question in first philosophy -- First philosophy and the questioning of our rational birthright -- Radical realism: The cultivation of rational awareness -- Rational awareness of the relation between reality and the propositional -- Dismissing the foundation metaphor -- 3. The linguistic consensus -- The conflation of language and theory -- Seven dogmas of the linguistic consensus -- Two consensus half-truths about science -- Intimations of the directness of rational awareness -- 4. Realism versus antirealism: The venue of the linguistic consensus -- The epistemic triad and a dominant question about it -- A question once asked within the consensus: What is experience really? -- The consensus view of the relations between the members of the epistemic triad -- Consensus realists as internal-to-the-language realists -- Consensus antirealists as pseudo-Kantians -- Why antirealist relativism creates no problem for science but many problems for other fields -- 5. Radical realism: The venue of direct knowing -- Two functions of rationality: The function of rational awareness and the formative function -- The primary mode of the function of rational awareness -- Three scandals that hinder recognition of primary rational awareness -- The secondary mode of the function of rational awareness -- Rational-experiential satisfaction and the natural re-flexivity of rational awareness -- Dependence of the formative function on the function of rational awareness -- Indirect knowledge and the formative function -- 6. Nine theses about science, common sense, and first philosophy -- Introduction -- The nine theses -- 7. First philosophy and the reflexivity of direct knowing -- "The science we are seeking": Bringing first philosophy into being -- Two substantive tasks of first philosophy: Knowing causality and primary beings directly -- The unity of the two tasks: The causality of primary beings -- The exemplification, in rational awareness itself, of its own findings in first philosophy -- The reflexiveness of rational awareness and the movement from primary beings to being
Control code
24539256
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 221 pages
Isbn
9780801427107
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
91055531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1437300
Label
Radical realism : direct knowing in science and philosophy, Edward Pols
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- A preliminary look at the scandal of radical realism: Direct and indirect knowledge -- Contemporary objections to the distinction between direct and indirect knowing -- The oscillatory relativism of the linguistic consensus -- A negative and a positive purpose -- 2. The scandal of radical realism -- The reality question: A question in first philosophy -- First philosophy and the questioning of our rational birthright -- Radical realism: The cultivation of rational awareness -- Rational awareness of the relation between reality and the propositional -- Dismissing the foundation metaphor -- 3. The linguistic consensus -- The conflation of language and theory -- Seven dogmas of the linguistic consensus -- Two consensus half-truths about science -- Intimations of the directness of rational awareness -- 4. Realism versus antirealism: The venue of the linguistic consensus -- The epistemic triad and a dominant question about it -- A question once asked within the consensus: What is experience really? -- The consensus view of the relations between the members of the epistemic triad -- Consensus realists as internal-to-the-language realists -- Consensus antirealists as pseudo-Kantians -- Why antirealist relativism creates no problem for science but many problems for other fields -- 5. Radical realism: The venue of direct knowing -- Two functions of rationality: The function of rational awareness and the formative function -- The primary mode of the function of rational awareness -- Three scandals that hinder recognition of primary rational awareness -- The secondary mode of the function of rational awareness -- Rational-experiential satisfaction and the natural re-flexivity of rational awareness -- Dependence of the formative function on the function of rational awareness -- Indirect knowledge and the formative function -- 6. Nine theses about science, common sense, and first philosophy -- Introduction -- The nine theses -- 7. First philosophy and the reflexivity of direct knowing -- "The science we are seeking": Bringing first philosophy into being -- Two substantive tasks of first philosophy: Knowing causality and primary beings directly -- The unity of the two tasks: The causality of primary beings -- The exemplification, in rational awareness itself, of its own findings in first philosophy -- The reflexiveness of rational awareness and the movement from primary beings to being
Control code
24539256
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 221 pages
Isbn
9780801427107
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
91055531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1437300

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