Adaptive Knowing: Epistemology from a Realistic Standpoint by J.K. Feibleman

By J.K. Feibleman

the purchase of information isn't a unmarried unrelated party yet quite an adaptive method within which previous acquisitions adjust current and destiny ones. partially I of this essay in epistemology it really is argued that dealing with wisdom isn't really a passive affair yet dynamic and energetic, concerning its continuance into the levels of assimilation and deployment. partially II a couple of particular matters are raised and mentioned with a view to discover the size and the depths of the workings of adaptive understanding. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS "Activity as A resource of data" first seemed in Tulane experiences in Philosophy, XII, 1963; "Knowing, Doing and Being" in Ratio, VI, 1964; "On ideals and Believing" in Tulane stories, XV, 1966; "Absent items" in Tulane stories, XVII, 1968; "The fact video game" in Tulane reviews, XVIII, 1969; "Adaptive Responses and The Ecosys­ tem" in Tulane experiences, XVIII, 1969; "The Mind-Body challenge" within the Philosophical magazine, VII, 1970; and "The wisdom of The recognized" within the foreign good judgment assessment, I, 1970. half I dealing with wisdom bankruptcy I the matter of information I. the selected method you're approximately to learn a learn of epistemology, one that has been made up of a pragmatic perspective. it isn't the 1st of such interpre­ tations, and it'll no longer be the last.

Show description

Read Online or Download Adaptive Knowing: Epistemology from a Realistic Standpoint PDF

Best epistemology books

Evolutionary Epistemology, Language and Culture: A Non-Adaptationist, Systems Theoretical Approach: 39 (Theory and Decision Library A:)

For the 1st time in historical past, students engaged on language and tradition from inside of an evolutionary epistemological framework, and thereby emphasizing complementary or deviating theories of the fashionable Synthesis, have been introduced jointly. in fact there were first-class meetings on Evolutionary Epistemology some time past, in addition to various meetings at the subject matters of Language and tradition.

Wittgenstein and the Turning Point in the Philosophy of Mathematics

First released in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Normativity of Nature: Essays on Kant's Critique of Judgement

Such a lot philosophers have taken the significance of Kant's Critique of Judgement to lie essentially in its contributions to aesthetics and to the philosophy of biology. Hannah Ginsborg, although, sees the Critique of Judgement as representing a important contribution to the certainty of human cognition extra commonly.

Why Did the Soviet Union Collapse?: Understanding Historical Change: Understanding Historical Change

Taking the Soviet cave in - the main cataclysmic occasion of the new previous - as a case examine, this article engages scholars within the workout of historic research, interpretation and clarification. In exploring the query posed by means of the name, the writer introduces and applies such organizing innovations as nice strength clash, imperial decline, revolution, ethnic clash, colonialism, fiscal improvement, totalitarian ideology, and transition to democracy in a so much available manner.

Additional info for Adaptive Knowing: Epistemology from a Realistic Standpoint

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.55 of 5 – based on 28 votes