The Unity of Philosophical Experience

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Ignatius Press, 1937 - 285 pagine
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The best summary of this book is in the author's foreword: "It is the proper aim and scope of the present book to show that the history of philosophy makes philosophical sense, and to define its meaning in regard to the nature of philosophical knowledge itself. For that reason, the various doctrines, as well as the definite parts of these doctrines, which have been taken into account in this volume, should not be considered as arbitrarily selected fragments from some abridged description of medieval and modern philosophy, but as a series of concrete philosophical experiments especially chosen for their dogmatic significance. Each of them represents a definite attempt to deal with philosophical knowledge according to a certain method, and all of them, taken together, make up a philosophical experience. The fact that all those experiments have yielded the same result will, as I hope, justify the common conclusion... that there is a centuries long experience of what philosophical knowledge is - and that such an experience exhibits a remarkable unity."

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Recensione dell'utente  - Malcolm Yarnell - Goodreads

Etienne Gilson expertly traces the pattern of the history of philosophy from various idealisms to skepticism through to retreats into moralism or mysticism, beginning with the Greeks and ending in the ... Leggi recensione completa

Review: The Unity of Philosophical Experience

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An excellent book for the reader who already has a foundation in philosophy. Leggi recensione completa


Logicism and Philosophy
Theologism and Philosophy
Cartesian Mathematicism
Cartesian Spiritualism
The Physicism of Kant
The Sociologism of A Comte
The Breakdown of Modern Philosophy
The Nature and Unity of Philosophical Experience
Index of Proper Names

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Informazioni sull'autore (1937)

Etienne Gilson was a professor of Medieval Philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris, and director of the Institute of Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto.

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