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Unknowability an inquiry into the limits of knowledge by Rescher, Nicholas.

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Knowledge, Theory of

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNicholas Rescher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD201 .R48 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22974826M
ISBN 100739136151, 0739136623
ISBN 109780739136157, 9780739136621
LC Control Number2008056104

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  Another little book of a little more than pages. I enjoyed this book - but the writing style is pedantic and takes almost a third of the way before he gets to some more substantive issues. To be very fair I'm writing this several months after I've read it on my Kindle and I don't remember anything but what I've just elaborated/5(3).   Molly Wizenberg Shares Her Story Of Changing Identity In New Book, Somehow, even that unknowability feels better to me than pretending that everything is always going to stay the same. I . Unknowable definition is - not knowable; especially: lying beyond the limits of human experience or understanding. How to use unknowable in a sentence. In its ranking of the top 10 fiction books of , TIME called Open City "a profoundly original work, something beyond the virtuosic prose that makes a partner's unknowability bearable.".

  The challenge, at times, is figuring out when Helter Skelter: An American Myth is intentionally accentuating the unknowability and mythologizing of .   Brodesser-Akner is not the first author to split a book about marriage into two parts, or to explore the unknowability of one’s spouse, or to subvert a man’s chronicle by means of a woman’s. Bennett is deeply engaged in the unknowability of other people and the scourge of colorism. The scene in which Stella adopts her white persona is a tour de force of doubling and confusion. It calls up Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye, the book's year-old antecedent. Bennett's novel plays with its characters' nagging feelings of being. The book develops a conception of epistemology in which the notion of knowledge is explanatorily fundamental. It reverses the traditional programme of trying to analyse knowledge as a combination of truth, belief, and other factors, such as justification. Rather, belief is a state whose successful form is knowledge, and justification is on the basis of knowledge, which is acquainted with evidence.

  About On the Absence and Unknowability of God. This book, one of the earliest by Christos Yannaras, was first published in and has become a contemporary classic. Yannaras begins by outlining Heidegger's analysis of the fate of western metaphysics, which ends, he argues, in a nihilistic atheism.   This book, one of the earliest by Christos Yannaras, was first published in and has become a contemporary classic. Yannaras begins by outlining Heidegger's analysis of the fate of western metaphysics, which ends, he argues, in a nihilistic atheism. Yannaras's response is largely to accept Heidegger's analysis, but to argue that, although Cited by: 5.   Bennett is deeply engaged in the unknowability of other people and the scourge of colorism. The scene in which Stella adopts her white persona is a tour de force of doubling and confusion. It calls up Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye, the book's year-old antecedent. Bennett's novel plays with its characters' nagging feelings of being. “This is a learned, lucid, and finally heartbreaking account of urban obsession. It's David Fincher's film Zodiac crossed with accounts of Judge Crater's disappearance crossed with Ms. Brottman's wild take on the unknowability of life and the necessity of staying obsessed. Ms. Brottman is a groove—and so is her book." —James Ellroy.