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Foucault

David Hoy

Foucault

David Hoy

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This collection of articles on Michel Foucault confirms his position as one of the most influential thinkers in this last quarter of the century, and simultaneously demonstrates the current ambivalence among philosophers and social scientists about the actual grounds for such an assessment.

- Publisher This collection gives a complete picture of Foucault's importance as a thinker and social critic who transcended academic boundaries to challenge entrenched, institutionalized models of theoretical rationality and practical normalcy.

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About "Foucault"

This collection of articles on Michel Foucault confirms his position as one of the most influential thinkers in this last quarter of the century, and simultaneously demonstrates the current ambivalence among philosophers and social scientists about the actual grounds for such an assessment.
- Publisher

This collection gives a complete picture of Foucault's importance as a thinker and social critic who transcended academic boundaries to challenge entrenched, institutionalized models of theoretical rationality and practical normalcy.
- Publisher

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David Hoy

David Hoy has been involved in flight training for most of his professional career. Originally trained at Hamble, Hoy worked for DF Aviation as the chief simulator instructor and then flight instructor specializing in instrument rating and commercial training. He went on to form his own company, DH Aviation, and after two years was approached by Cabair who absorbed his company and promoted him to CFI for their eight flying schools. Hoy worked for Cabair for nearly twenty years. He was then headhunted by BAe Systems and recruited as head of training commercial at Woodford, Manchester. Redundanc

Table Of Contents

  • Preface Introduction Part I: The Evolution Of Empiricism 1. Language And
  • The World 2. Rules And Rationality 3. Naturalism, Realism And Pragmatism
  • Part Ii: Logic And Reality 4. Physicalism And Objectivity 5. Logic:
  • Canonical Notation And Extensionality 6. Intensionality 7. Necessity:
  • Logic And Metaphysics Part Iii: Mind And Meaning 8. Indeterminacy Of
  • Translation 9. Translation And Explanation 10. Holism, Interpretation And
  • The Autonomy Of Psychology Part Iv: Knowledge And Reality 11. Nature And
  • Experience 12. Physicalism And Reality.

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  • Catalogue Code 84505
  • Product Code 0631140433
  • EAN 9780631140436
  • Pages 256
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Sep 1986
  • Dimensions 2282 x 1572 x 178 mm
  • Weight 0.432kg

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