Adventures in Unfashionable Philosophy

Adventures in Unfashionable Philosophy

By: James W. Felt (author)Paperback

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Throughout more than forty years of distinguished teaching and scholarship, James W. Felt has been respected for the clarity and economy of his prose and for his distinctive approach to philosophy. The fifteen essays collected in "Adventures in Unfashionable Philosophy" reflect Felt's encounters with fundamental philosophical problems in the spirit of traditional metaphysics but updated with modern concerns. Among the main themes of the volume are: the enrichment of Thomistic philosophy through engagement with modern philosophers, Whitehead and Bergson, in particular; considerations of metaphysical method and its effect on philosophic conclusions; the development of a nuanced epistemological realism; and, the relation of possibility to actuality and of time to experience.

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JAMES W. FELT is professor emeritus of philosophy at Santa Clara University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/11/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780268029029
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780268029029
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 0268029024

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