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Lectures and Essays 2 Volume Paperback Set

  • Set mit div. Artikeln (Set)
  • 686 Seiten
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Remembered for a mind 'most difficult to describe in its powers, its strangeness, its uniqueness', William Clifford (1845-79) int... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Zusammenfassung Remembered for a mind 'most difficult to describe in its powers, its strangeness, its uniqueness', William Clifford (1845-79) integrated mathematics, ethics and evolution in this two-volume work of 1879, a posthumous collection of public addresses and writings edited by Leslie Stephen and Frederick Pollock.

Inhalt

Volume 1: Introduction: 1. Biographical; 2. Selections from letters, etc.; 3. Bibliographical; Lectures and Essays: 1. On some of the conditions of mental development; 2. On theories of the physical forces; 3. On the aims and instruments of scientific thought; 4. Atoms; 5. The first and last catastrophe; 6. The unseen universe; 7. The philosophy of the pure sciences. Volume 2: Lectures and Essays continued: 8. Instruments used in measurement; 9. Body and mind; 10. On the nature of things-in-themselves; 11. On the types of compound statement involving four classes; 12. On the scientific basis of morals; 13. Right and wrong: the scientific ground of their distinction; 14. The ethics of belief; 15. The ethics of religion; 16. The influence upon morality of a decline in religious belief; Cosmic emotion; Virchow on the teaching of science.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Lectures and Essays 2 Volume Paperback Set
Autor:
EAN: 9781108040969
ISBN: 978-1-108-04096-9
Format: Set mit div. Artikeln (Set)
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Philosophie
Anzahl Seiten: 686
Gewicht: 900g
Größe: H217mm x B140mm x T40mm
Jahr: 2011