Back into the great outdoors:speculative realism as philosophy of science

Saldanha, Arun (2009) Back into the great outdoors:speculative realism as philosophy of science. Cosmos and History : the Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 5 (2). pp. 304-321. ISSN 1832-9101

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Abstract

This is an essay on Quentin meillassoux’ recent book After Finitude: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency, placing it within recent discussions of the relationship between science, philosophy and the humanities. the book presents a strong critique of the linguistic turn in continental and analytic philosophy and argues for a retrieval of a realist notion of the power of reason. there are nonetheless a few remaining ontological problems identified towards the end of this review essay.

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Journal Article
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Cosmos and History : the Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy
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19 Feb 2013 14:59
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