Plato Cult and Other Philosophical Follies

By: STOVE, David POPPER, Karl) GOODMAN, Nelson) NOZICK, Robert)

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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

Title: Plato Cult and Other Philosophical Follies

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

Categories: 41,

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

Seller ID: 97107

Keywords: LITERATURE PHILOSOPHY CULTURAL STUDIES EPISTEMOLOGY AUSTRALIA LITERARY ESSAYS POLEMIC POLEMICISTS,