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By Leonard Nelson,Fernando Leal,David Carus
Presented as a Vorlesung within the German philosophical culture, this ebook offers the main distinctive account of Nelson’s approach to argument research, celebrated through many luminaries akin to Karl Popper. It used to be written in 1921 towards the relativistic, subjectivistic and nihilistic developments of Nelson’s time. The booklet comprises an exposition of a mode that could be a additional improvement of Kant’s transcendental dialectics, via an program to the severe research of arguments by means of many well-known thinkers, together with Bentham, Mill, Poincaré, Leibniz, Hegel, Einstein, Bergson, Rickert, Simmel, Brentano, Stammler, Jellinek, Dingler, and Meinong. The ebook provides a basic concept of philosophical argumentation as obvious from the point of view of the common fallacies devoted by means of anyone arguing philosophically, no matter if specialist philosophers or philosophical laypeople. even if the character of philosophy and philosophical argumentation is likely one of the such a lot recurrent gadgets of mirrored image for philosophers, this e-book represents the 1st try at a basic conception of philosophical fallacy. in keeping with Nelson, it truly is within the form of fake dilemmas that blunders in reasoning regularly emerge, and fake dilemmas are continuously the results of an identical mechanism--the unwitting alternative of 1 thought for another.
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A Theory of Philosophical Fallacies (Argumentation Library) by Leonard Nelson,Fernando Leal,David Carus