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The problem of man in philosophy

World Congress of Philosophy (18th 1988 Brighton, England)

The problem of man in philosophy

theme of the 18th World Congress of Philosophy (Brighton, August 1988).

by World Congress of Philosophy (18th 1988 Brighton, England)

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Published by "Social Sciences Today" Editorial Board in Moscow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human beings -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProblema cheloveka v filosofii.
    Series"Problems of the contemporary world" series ;, 128, Problems of the contemporary world ;, no. 128.
    ContributionsInstitut filosofii (Akademii͡a︡ nauk SSSR)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD450 .W67 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2131129M
    LC Control Number88194989


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Inhe was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, in recognition of his many books such as A History of Western Philosophy,The Problems of Philosophy,The Philosophy of Logical Atomism,The Analysis of Mind,Our Knowledge of the External World,Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits,Mysticism and Logic, etc/5(12).

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The problem raises fundamental issues in epistemology and the philosophy of mind, and was widely discussed after Locke included it in the second edition of his Essay Concerning Human Understanding.

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