The Logical Foundations of Bradley's Metaphysics: Judgment, Inference, and Truth

The Logical Foundations of Bradley's Metaphysics: Judgment, Inference, and Truth

by James Allard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521834058

ISBN-13: 9780521834056

Pub. Date: 10/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This major contribution to the study of F.H. Bradley, the most influential member of the nineteenth century school of British Idealist philosophers, offers a sustained interpretation of his Principles of Logic. After explaining how it is possible for inferences to be valid and yet have conclusions containing new information, James Allard describes how this solution

Overview

This major contribution to the study of F.H. Bradley, the most influential member of the nineteenth century school of British Idealist philosophers, offers a sustained interpretation of his Principles of Logic. After explaining how it is possible for inferences to be valid and yet have conclusions containing new information, James Allard describes how this solution provides a basis for Bradley's metaphysical view that reality is one interconnected experience. In the process he uncovers a new problem as to the nature of truth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521834056
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/15/2004
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Faith, idealism, and logic; 2. Bradley's project; 3. Judgment; 4. Conditional judgments; 5. A system of judgments; 6. The problem of inference; 7. The validity of inference; 8. Truth.

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