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Author Name:    STOVE, David POPPER, Karl) GOODMAN, Nelson) NOZICK, Robert)

Title:   Plato Cult and Other Philosophical Follies

Publisher:    Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1991, ISBN:0631177094 

Seller ID:   97107

STOVE, David. The Plato Cult and Other Philosophical Follies . (Oxford): Basil Blackwell, (1991). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiii,(1),[1]-209,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. "In 'The Plato Cult' Stove is passionately polemical, a philosophical counterpart to Tom Wolfe. He lambasts both the dead (Plato, Hegel, Kant, Foucault) and the living (Popper, Nozick, Feyerabend, Goodman). Yet he says things that need to be said, and that others often lack the courage to say." - from the dust jacket. Includes: 1. Cole Porter and Karl Popper: the Jazz Age in the Philosophy of Science; 2. Philosophy and Lunacy: Nelson Goodman and the Omnipotence of Words; 3. 'Always apologize, always explain': Robert Nozick's War Wounds; 4. 'I only am escaped alone to tell thee': Epistemology and the Ishmael Effect; 5-6.Idealism: a Victorian Horror-story; 7. What is Wrong with Our Thoughts? A Neo-Positivist Credo. Very good in dust jacket. 40.00


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