Metaphilosophy 39 (2):203–219 (2008)

Authors
Andrew Melnyk
University of Missouri, Columbia
Abstract
This article's goal is to outline one approach to providing a principled answer to the question of what is the proper relationship between philosophy and the study of philosophy's history, a question arising, for example, in the design of a curriculum for graduate students. This approach requires empirical investigation of philosophizing past and present, and thus takes philosophy as an object of study in something like the way that contemporary (naturalistic) philosophy of science takes science as an object of study. This approach also requires articulating a sense in which philosophy might make, or might have made, progress.
Keywords metaphilosophy  progress  history of philosophy
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9973.2008.00534.x
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 50,287
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.Thomas S. Kuhn - 1962 - University of Chicago Press.
The Cambridge Companion to Aristotle.Jonathan Barnes (ed.) - 1995 - Cambridge University Press.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
95 ( #95,893 of 2,325,680 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
7 ( #107,671 of 2,325,680 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes