Scientific Realism: Selected Essays of Mario Bunge by Mario Bunge,Martin Mahner

By Mario Bunge,Martin Mahner

The prolific and indefatigable Mario Bunge has been writing books and articles on virtually each side of philosophy for almost fifty years. At a time while a lot modern philosophy is mired in obfuscating jargon and without objective, Bunge's readability of suggestion and expression, in addition to his dedication to severe philosophical matters, stand out in sharp reduction. due to the sheer measurement of his released works, which come with the enormous eight-volume Treatise on easy Philosophy (1974-1989), there's a desire for a comparatively concise quantity that offers a landscape of the philosophical method that Bunge has constructed. Martin Mahner has admirably stuffed this desire with this considerate collection of thirty articles which illustrate such a lot elements of Bunge's philosophy.
The topic components comprise metaphysics; epistemology and method; ethical, social, and political philosophy; and the philosophy of arithmetic, physics, psychology, social technology, and know-how. Spanning the years 1954 to 1999, the choices, together with either recognized and thoroughly new articles, display the variety of Bunge's idea and his systematic strategy anchored in medical realism.

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