This book is about philosophy's relationship to and difference from other disciplines, such as history, maths, physics, and even poetry. The author demonstrates how philosophy - like history, but unlike physics - is reflexive. That is, one may write a history of history as well as a history of physics, but not a physics of physics.
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Mortimer J. Adler is Chairman of the Board of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Director of the Institute for Philosophical Research, and Honorary Trustee of the Aspen Institute. He has authored fifty books. He lives in Chicago.
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Book Description Scribner, 1994. Board book. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110020301766
Book Description Scribner, 1994. No binding. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-000-66-5426005