New PDF release: Anthropocentrism in Philosophy: Realism, Antirealism,

By Panayot Butchvarov

ISBN-10: 1614517924

ISBN-13: 9781614517924

Anthropocentrism in philosophy is deeply paradoxical. Ethics investigates the human stable, epistemology investigates human wisdom, and antirealist metaphysics holds that the area relies on our cognitive capacities. yet people’ solid and data, together with their language and ideas, are empirical issues, while philosophers don't interact in empirical examine. And people are population, no longer 'makers', of the area. however, all 3 (ethics, epistemology, and antirealist metaphysics) may be greatly reinterpreted as making no connection with humans.

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