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Proof and Explanation: The Virginia Lectures by John Wisdom John Wisdom Was Professor Of Philosophy At Cambridge University Through The 1950s And 1960s, Holding The Chair That Had Been Wittgenstein S Later He Taught In America, And Was Elected President Of The American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division This Book Is Based On Previously Unpublished Lectures That Wisdom Delivered At The University Of Virginia Its Content Goes Significantly Beyond That Of His Other Books Here He Is Concerned With How Misunderstandings About What It Is To Prove Something Or What It Is To Explain Something Can Infect Our Thinking In Many Different Fields Wisdom Develops An Original And Controversial Account Of What He Calls Case By Case Rocedure, As He Endeavors To Dispel Those Misunderstandings And Illuminate The Nature Of Proof And Explanation, As These Occur In Physics, Psychology, Ethics, And Everyday Situations The Book Includes An Introduction By David C Yalden Thomson

  • Paperback
  • 242 pages
  • Proof and Explanation: The Virginia Lectures by John Wisdom
  • John Wisdom
  • English
  • 02 December 2017
  • 0819180424

About the Author: John Wisdom

Arthur John Terence Dibben Wisdom 12 September 1904, Leyton, Essex 9 December 1993, Cambridge , usually cited as John Wisdom, was a leading British philosopher considered to be an ordinary languagephilosopher, a philosopher of mind and a metaphysician He was influenced by G.E Moore, Ludwig Wittgensteinand Sigmund Freud, and in turn explained and extended their work.He is not to be confused with the philosopher John Oulton Wisdom 1908 1993 , his cousin, who shared his interest in psychoanalysis Wikipedia