Stock Image

REASON REALITY AND SPECULATIVE PHILOSOPHY. Ed., with Intro., Marcus G. Singer.

Murphy, Arthur E.

Published by Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Pr. c. 1996., 1996
ISBN 10: 0299150402 / ISBN 13: 9780299150402
/ Hardcover
Quantity Available: 1
From de Wit Books (HUTCHINSON, KS, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: US$ 30.00
Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

30 Day Return Policy

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details


Title: REASON REALITY AND SPECULATIVE PHILOSOPHY. ...

Publisher: Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Pr. c. 1996.

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Description:

Fine, unmarked Hardback; DJ-Fine. xxxv + 280 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 024191

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
0 avg rating
(0 ratings)

Synopsis:

Though one of the best known and most highly regarded philosophers of his day, Arthur E. Murphy left few books behind, least of all the ?big book? he alluded to throughout his life but, for reasons unknown, never published. Reason, Reality, and Speculative Philosophy is derived from that book manuscript, so famous and yet so unknown, and offers at last a clear and definitive statement of Murphy?s view of the place and purpose of philosophy.
    Most of all, this book introduces readers to a genuine lover of wisdom, a philosopher who used ordinary English to address traditional problems of philosophy. Murphy gives a critical account of speculative philosophy and, at the same time, offers a constructive attempt to outline a philosophy true to both reason and reality. In the process, he examines the speculative philosophies of F. H. Bradley, C. S. Peirce, Bertrand Russell, George Santayana, and A. N. Whitehead, among others, and dissects various forms of realism and idealism. His work thus provides a trenchant critique of the major philosophical tendencies of the period from 1890 to 1940.
    This long-lost work, recovered and edited with expert care by Marcus G. Singer, is a contribution to philosophic reason that is penetrating, comprehensive, witty, and wise.

About the Author:

Arthur E. Murphy (1901?1962) taught at many major American universities, including Berkeley, Chicago, Cornell, Brown, Illinois, Washington, and Texas. He was the author of The Theory of Practical Reason, The Uses of Reason, and Reason and the Common Good and the coauthor of Philosophy in American Education. Marcus G. Singer (1926?2016) was a professor of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin?Madison, the author of Generalization in Ethics: An Essay in the Logic of Ethics, with the Rudiments of a System of Moral Philosophy, and the editor of several volumes of philosophical writings.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • Check
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • PayPal
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Seller a Question]

Bookseller: de Wit Books
Address: HUTCHINSON, KS, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: December 18, 2000
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

VISA or MasterCard through abebooks.com; PayPal; personal checks on US banks; money orders in US funds. Libraries invoiced on request. Prices are net to all. de Wit Books
6500 No. Plum
Hutchinson, KS 65702
dewitbooks@gmail.com



Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.


Store Description: de Wit Books (Benjamin de Wit, Bookseller; Chalcedon Books) issued catalogs in Theology, Philosophy and Church History since 1982 & has been selling online since 2001. We have a stock of 20,000 quality and scholarly books in the Sciences, Humanities & Religion. Ben and Linda de Wit, proprietors.