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When reason goes on holiday : philosophers in politics / Neven Sesardić.

Author:
Sesardić, Neven, 1949- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Encounter Books, [2016]
  • ©2016
Εdition:
First American edition.
Description:
xi, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-227) and index.
Contents:
The wisdom that failed -- Otto Neurath: a philosopher and the commissars -- How philosophers of science promoted leftist pseudoscience -- Rudolf Carnap: blaming the West for the Iron Curtain -- Eistein and Gödel: great minds err alike -- Ludwig Wittgenstein: to Russia with love -- Imre Lakatos: eulogized in England, unforgiven in Hungary -- Jerry Cohen: don't celebrate the collapse of Soviet communism! -- Michael Dummett: a bumbling anti-racist -- Hilary Putnam: a follower of chairman Mao -- Donaldson Davidson: a dupe of the communist party -- The American Philosophical Association: a vehicle for partisan politics -- Left-wing bias: an infantile disorder of contemporary philosophy.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781594038792 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 1594038791 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016011693
OCLC:
945232482
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