The Philosophy of Brand Blanshard

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  • Blanshard, Brand, 1892-1987

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Statementedited by Paul Arthur Schilpp.
SeriesThe Library of Living philosophers ; v. 15, Library of living philosophers ;, v. 15.
ContributionsBlanshard, Brand, 1892-1987., Schilpp, Paul Arthur, 1897-
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LC ClassificationsB945.B564 P46
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Paginationxviii, 1142 p. :
Number of Pages1142
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Open LibraryOL4416771M
ISBN 100875483496
LC Control Number79020754

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Reviewed in the United States on Novem Brand Blanshard, easily the twentieth century's sturdiest defender of reason, rationality and the "rational temper," exemplified that temper in every line of his graceful prose.

His solid defenses of e.g. the nature of mind as seeking and striving after ends, the end of thought as systematic understanding, the coherence theory 5/5(2). The Philosophy of Brand Blanshard (Volume XV, ) As that of a thoroughgoing rationalist, Blanshard's work has run against the current of most recent philosophy.

In this book Blanshard is subjected to the examination of thirty contemporary philosophers, whose essays are in each case followed by a reply from Blanshard himself. Although the book is about style in philosophical writing, Blanshard has a deeper purpose. In discussing the style appropriate to philosophy, as opposed, say, to a novel, Blanshard offers thoughts on what philosophy is.

Blanshard says that philosophy "belongs to the literature of knowledge" but people demand of it "the literature of power".Cited by: 4.

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This book is the latest addition to the Library of Living Philosophers It fully sustains the importance and distinction of earlier books in this. series. The Philosophy of Brand Blanshard, Volume 15 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(1).

Brand Blanshard, emeritus Sterling professor of philosophy at Yale University, is the leading rationalist on the contemporary Anglo-American scene. A graduate of the University of Michigan, when De Witt Parker and Roy Wood Sellars represented idealism and realism effectively, Blanshard studied at Oxford as a Rhodes scholar from – and Author: Andrew J.

Reck. Originally given in as the Adamson Lecture at Manchester University, On Philosophical Style has become the classic presentation of the thesis that The Philosophy of Brand Blanshard book and clarity are not opposed philosophical virtues but rather required companions.

Blanshard begins with the question: Why is it that philosophers of great perception sometimes confess a failure to comprehend certain of their colleagues. Autobiography of Brand Blanshard --pt.

Descriptive and critical essays on the philosophy of Brand Blanshard. The office of philosophy. Blanshard's conception of the nature and function of philosophy / Sterling M. McMurrin ; Introduction to the replies by Brand Blanshard ; Reply to Mr. McMurrin --II. Ethics. Brand Blanshard. It is a surprise to find such a book as this issuing from has come to think of Cambridge as the home of a special way of thinking on philosophic matters, a way in which logico-mathematical analysis and attempts at rigorous demonstration are conspicuous, and psychology and the historical method play little part.

Brand Blanshard. This is the last book Professor Cassirer wrote. This book is full of evidences of Cassirer’s breadth of learning.

It is in a sense a summary of his general philosophy. Ironically, both Blanshard and Cassirer share some of the same assumptions about what philosophy should do, but Blanshard did not study Cassirer. Books Best Sellers New Releases Children's Books Textbooks Australian Authors Kindle Books Audiobooks Books Politics, Philosophy & Social SciencesReviews: 1.

Philosophy is at once the criti-cism and the completion of science. “ The Philosophic Enterprise. Brand Blanshard. Philosophy is best understood, I think, as part of an older and wider enterprise, the enter-prise of understanding the world. We may well look first at this understanding in the large.

The wisdom that American philosopher Brand Blanshard (Aug Novem ) sought was not intelligible in terms of his rationalism and determinism. (Of course, wisdom is no more intelligible in terms of the empiricism and indeterminism Blanshard opposed.).

Blanshard's book unfolds much like a story, covering the cornerstones of Western philosophy's history. He examines the role of reason in western thought and describes the key intellectual events that gave rise to its nemesis, philosophy of analysis (linguistic analysis and logical positivism)/5(7).

Although the book is about style in philosophical writing, Blanshard has a deeper purpose. In discussing the style appropriate to philosophy, as opposed, say, to a novel, Blanshard offers thoughts on what philosophy is.

Blanshard says that philosophy "belongs to the literature of knowledge" but people demand of it "the literature of power".Reviews: 2. Philosophy of Brand Blanshard: Schilpp, Paul Arthur: Ga naar primaire Hallo, Inloggen. Account en lijsten Retourzendingen en bestellingen.

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Brand Blanshard. Arthur Pap was one of the ablest younger philosophers of his generation. In a life of thirty-eight years he accomplished more than most of his colleagues are able to do in twice that time. In this last book of his, published posthumously, it seems fitting that a few words should be said about him personally.

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Some of the books in the series were: Henri Bergson, Time and Free Will; Brand Blanshard, The Nature of Thought; Brand Blanshard, Reason and Analysis; Bernard Bosanquet, History of Aesthetic; G. Brett, A History of Psychology 3 vols.

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At the invitation of Paul Arthur Schilpp, founder-editor of the series, Brand wrote an autobiography, with many pen portraits of other philosophers (Part I), and replies to essays by 30 critics selected for inclusion in the volume (Part. Philosophy Of Brand Blanshard, Volume Schilpp, Paul: Books - Books Advanced Search Today's Deals New Releases Amazon Charts Best Sellers & More The Globe & Mail Best Sellers New York Times Best Sellers Best Books of the Month.

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Blanshard says that philosophy "belongs to the literature of knowledge" but people demand of it "the literature of power".Reviews: 2. The Nature of Thought by Brand Blanshard. The Nature of Thought had a somewhat curious, though fortuitous, ard comments: "Ina public-spirited citizen of Detroit, Hengry G.

Stevens, asked the writer, then on the staff of the University of Michigan, to make a study and compendium for him of those results of recent psychology which would be of most value to social workers. Brand Blanshard, a philosopher, writer and Sterling Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Yale University, died after a long illness Thursday at his home in New Haven.

He was 95 years old. - Buy On Philosophical Style book online at best prices in India on Read On Philosophical Style book reviews & author details and more Reviews: 1. Material in Writings includes manuscripts and notes for Brand Blanshard's articles, books, speeches, and informal talks.

The series also includes published copies of many articles, letters to the editor, book reviews, and sketches. Search result for brand-blanshard: Reason and Goodness(), Uses of a Liberal Education(), Socratic Method and Critical Philosophy(), Reason and Goodness(), Socratic Method and Critical Philosophy(), Reason and Belief(), etc books - Free Download ebooks.

People who read more rationalist philosophy from the likes of Brand Blanshard and Laurence Bonjour as well as analytic philosophers like David Armstrong will get a better insignt into where the real debates about some of these issues the whole, a good introduction to philosophy, even though it doesn't touch upon ethics and politics.

Reason and Analysis by Brand BlanshardReviewed by Henry VeatchIt is ten years since the appearance of Brand Blanshard’s book, Reason and Analysis. That such a book should have been a marked event in both British and American philosophy is something that one would have thought was only to be expec.

Blanshard taught philosophy at the University of Michigan (), Swarthmore College (), and Yale University (, emeritus ). He was one of the nation's leading rational philosophers and wrote more than books and articles.

Brand Blanshard died in New Haven, Connecticut, on Novem In memoriam: Brand Blanshard, Aug - Novem a memorial service in honor of Brand Blanshard was held Decemin Dwight Memorial Chapel of Yale University (Book) A critical study of four principal theories in Brand Blanshard's philosophical system by Marcus M Clayton ().

A very good article on Brand Blanshard. I was much impressed with his book _Reason and Analysis_ which, at least to my mind, was a demolition job of currents in analytic philosophy, though I isagree with Blanshard's own positive views.Free eBooks - Philosophy.

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The wisdom that American philosopher Brand Blanshard (Aug Novem ) sought was not intelligible in terms of his rationalism and determinism.

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