Beyond the Limits of Thought / Edition 2

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Overview


This second and extended edition of Priest's classic includes new chapters on Heidegger and Nagarjuna, as well as reflections on reactions to the first edition.
Praise for previous edition: "a splendid tour de force, one which should be read by every philosopher..."--Philosophical Quarterly
"[H]ighly entertaining and provocative...an engaging and instructive tour through some of the most perplexing features of our own conceptual finitude..."--TLS
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199254057
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 2/28/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 6.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1. The limits of thought in pre-Kantian philosophy The limits of expression
2. The limits of iteration
3. The limits of cognition
4. The limits of conception
5. The limits of thought in Kant and Hegel Noumena and the categories
6. Kant's antinomies
7. Hegel's infinities
8. Limits and the paradoxes of self-reference Absolute infinity
9. Vicious circles
10. Parameterization
11. Sets and classes
12. Language and its limits The unity of thought
13. Translation, reference, and truth
14. Consciousness, rules, and différance
15. Post terminum Hiedegger and the grammar of being
16. Nagarjuna and the limits of thought
17. Further reflections
Bibliography; Index

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