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By W. T. Jones, Robert J. Fogelin

Learning the philosophy of the 20th century is an issue of being surrounded by way of bushes to such an volume that it's tough to make out the form of the woods as an entire. however, regardless of the entire range of routine and colleges into which they're divided, we will nonetheless make out that philosophy in our occasions has a land of harmony. within the first position, for the reason that philosophy by no means develops in a vacuum yet is a part of the continued tradition, the entire a variety of faculties of twentieth-century philosophy have, because it have been, a twentieth-century glance. This targeted glance effects from the truth that all twentieth-century philosophers, although a lot they fluctuate philosophically, are resonating with and responding to the deep matters of the society of which they're a part—its ambivalence towards technological know-how, its preoccupation with language, its fear over awareness, and its lack of confidence...

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