Studies in Empirical Philosophy

John Anderson

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Format: paperback
520 pages
ISBN: 9781920898175
Publication: 03 Jan 2005

Studies in Empirical Philosophy was published in 1962 shortly after Anderson's death and had been prepared by him to include most of his published articles from the Australasian Journal of Philosophy and Psychology. It also includes a couple of articles written especially for the book. It remains the main published source of material on Anderson's systematic philosophy. John Passmore has kindly granted permission for his introduction to be included in this new release.

John Anderson (1893-1962) was Challis Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney from 1927 until 1958. He is generally regarded as the most important philosopher to have worked in Australia. His students included not only academic philosophers but also important figures in politics, law and journalism. His impact upon Sydney's social and cultural life was enormous.

John Anderson was the Challis professor of philosophy at the University of Sydney from 1927 to 1958.

Foreword
John Anderson and 20th-century philosophy

  1. Empiricism (1927)
  2. Propositions and judgements (1926)
  3. The truth of propositions (1926)
  4. The knower and the known (1927)
  5. Realism and some of its critics (1930)
  6. The non-existence of consciousness (1929)
  7. Mind as feeling (1934)
  8. The place of Hegel in the history of philosophy (1932)
  9. Design (1935)
  10. The cogito of Descartes (1936)
  11. ‘Universals’ and occurrences (1929)
  12. Causality and logic (1936)
  13. The problem of causality (1938)
  14. Hypotheticals (1952)
  15. Relational arguments (1962)
  16. Empiricism and logic (1962)
  17. Classicism (1960)
  18. Socrates as an educator (1931)
  19. Determinism and ethics (1928)
  20. Utilitarianism (1932)
  21. Realism versus relativism in ethics (1933)
  22. The meaning of good (1942)
  23. The nature of ethics (1943)
  24. Ethics and advocacy (1944)
  25. The one good (1945)
  26. Marxist philosophy (1935)
  27. Marxist ethics (1937)
  28. The servile state (1943)
  29. Freudianism and society (1940)
  30. The Freudian revolution (1953)
  31. Psychological moralism (1953)

Bibliography
Index

Format: paperback
Size: 210 × 148 × 37 mm
520 pages
1 b&w illustration
Copyright: © 2005
ISBN: 9781920898175
Publication: 03 Jan 2005