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Robert Schwartz is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He has taught at Rockefeller University and CUNY and has been a visiting professor at, amongst others, Harvard University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Vision: Variations on Some Berkeleian Themes (Blackwell, 1994) and Visual Versions (MIT Press, 2006) and the editor of Perception (Blackwell, 2004). He has published numerous articles developing pragmatic approaches to issues in epistemology, language, metaphysics, and the philosophy of science.
Table of Contents
|Bibliographic Key||p. ix|
|Introduction 1 Background Themes||p. 9|
|The Place of Values in Inquiry (Lecture I)||p. 15|
|The Pragmatic Maxim and Pragmatic Instrumentalism (Lecture II)||p. 31|
|Substance and Other Metaphysical Claims (Lecture III)||p. 52|
|Materialism, Physicalism, and Reduction (Lecture IV)||p. 67|
|Ontological Commitment and the Nature of the Real (Lecture V)||p. 78|
|Pragmatic Semantics and Pragmatic Truth (Lecture VI)||p. 92|
|Worldmaking (Lecture VII)||p. 124|
|Belief, Hope, and Conjecture (Lecture VIII)||p. 140|
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