Rationality: A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Nature and the Rationale of Reason
Graduate studies at Western
Oxford University Press (1988)
|Abstract||Contending that only a normative theory of rationality can be adequate to the complexities of the subject, this book explains and defends the view that rationality consists of the intelligent pursuit of appropriate objectives. Rescher considers the mechanics, rationale, and rewards of reason, and argues that social scientists who want to present a theory of rationality while avoiding the vexing complexities of normative deliberations must amend their perspective of the rational enterprise.|
|Keywords||Reason Reasoning Rationalism|
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|Call number||B833.R47 1988|
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