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The metaphysical foundations of modern science

by Edwin A. Burtt

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727.,
  • Physical sciences -- Philosophy -- History.,
  • Metaphysics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE.A. Burtt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB67 .B8 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3564413M
    ISBN 100486425517
    LC Control Number2002034826

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Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Fichte, Hegel, James, Bergson all are united in one earnest attempt, the attempt to reinstate man with his high spiritual claims in a place of importance in the cosmic scheme. Metaphysics as such does not appear on this agenda, and there is no indication that Aristotle embraces a superordinate science supplying "metaphysical foundations of physical and biological science" (the subtitle of Feser's book).

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