Philosophy in Crisis: The Need for Reconstruction eBook

Philosophy in Crisis: The Need for Reconstruction eBook


    Load results Apple Footer Apple Support To overcome the impasse Bunge argues that it is necessary to reconstruct philosophy by building a philosophical system that addresses real world problems of everyday people in a clear, comprehensible fashion The new system must be exact and compatible with contemporary science Philosophy in Kindle - and technology Above all, it should shun purely academic problemsThis book offers glimpses of such a system while avoiding technical jargon unfamiliar to the lay reader It is thus accessible to the average educated reader interested in such perennial philosophical concerns as What is matter , What is mind , What is the nature of society , Are there limits to our knowledge , What are the criteria for distinguishing genuine science from pseudoscience , and How should human rights be balanced with moral obligations These questions will always be of interest to thinking human beings, says Bunge, and in Crisis: The PDF/EPUB ¶ philosophy, rather than becoming a fruitless, self referential academic game, should be the main intellectual tool for exploring and clarifying such all important issues."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 245 pages
  • Philosophy in Crisis: The Need for Reconstruction
  • Mario Bunge
  • English
  • 01 August 2019
  • 1573928437

10 thoughts on “Philosophy in Crisis: The Need for Reconstruction

  1. Noé Ajo caamaño Noé Ajo caamaño says:

    Es obvio para cualquiera que conozca el asunto, que la filosof a sufre una crisis, una crisis grave La hiperprofesionalizaci n, la ideolog a, la obscuridad poetizante, los pseudoproblemas intelectuales, son solo algunos de los problemas en que se enredan una y otra vez la mayor a de profesionales de la filosof a Mario Bunge se suma, junto con otros pocos pero brillantes y autoexigentes fil sofos, al esfuerzo de devolver la filosof a al camino del conocimiento, y rescatarla en particular del lo Es obvio para cualquiera que conozca el asunto, que la filosof a sufre una crisis, una crisis grave La hiperprofesionalizaci n, la ideolog a, la obscuridad poetizante, los pseudoproblemas intelectuales, son solo algunos de los problemas en que se enredan una y otra vez la mayor a de profesionales de la filosof a Mario Bunge se suma, junto con otros pocos pero brillantes y autoexigentes fil sofos, al esfuerzo de devolver la filosof a al camino del conocimiento, y rescatarla en particular del lodazal de los idealismos Un texto serio y esperanzador que me ha emocionado intensamente Adem s, M Bunge no est solo, son bastantes los fil sofos que empiezan a tomarse en serio su vocaci n, y embarcarse poco a poco en problemas relevantes de ontolog a, etica, gnoseolog a y ciencia, que asumen el materialismo cient fico como unica posibilidad de conocer, desde un saludable escepticismo metodol gico PD Quiz s me sume a este esfuerzo


  2. Tom Tom says:

    2 1 2 stars It pains me to give this such a low rating, mostly because I largely agree with the outlook and style of philosophy it presents I alsoor less agree with the scientific materialism and cosmology of systemism it describes developed in the first few chapters Moreover, it attacks the fashionable and postmodern philosophies, which is always welcome However, the title of the book is very misleading Only the last chapter actually deals with suggestions for reconstructing phil 2 1 2 stars It pains me to give this such a low rating, mostly because I largely agree with the outlook and style of philosophy it presents I alsoor less agree with the scientific materialism and cosmology of systemism it describes developed in the first few chapters Moreover, it attacks the fashionable and postmodern philosophies, which is always welcome However, the title of the book is very misleading Only the last chapter actually deals with suggestions for reconstructing philosophy All the rest just appears to be a general overview of Bunge s philosophy.The biggest criticism I have is that, since it s pretty much a general overview of a philosophy, every chapter is necessarily shallow to some degree someso than others The chapter on ethics and values, for instance, is not only shallow, but misinformed, misleading, and uninformative Ditto for the chapter on skepticism The book as a whole is oddly short, too, for a work that attempts to tackle such a wide array of subjects Also, anytime Bunge talks about psychology or cognitive science he makes some blunder or other and or misrepresents something There are also certain stray assertions that are very causally made that seem almost laughable coming from someone who calls themselves a philosopher pg 109 E very sale of a rock music record contributes to the degradation of culture Um, seriously.All in all, I would not recommend this book I m definitely going to check out some of Bunge s other works, because there is some illuminating thought here, but the book as a whole was a total letdown


  3. Carlos Puig Carlos Puig says:

    No leo muchos libros de filosof a Es un campo del que no s mucho y me asomo con respeto y cierto temor o reverencia No s si en rigor este libro es de filosof a o sobre filosof a Pero da lo mismo Es un libro que busca analizar cr ticamente el estado actual de la filosof a y hacernos ver la importancia del pensamiento filos fico Es un libro que valora el conocimiento, el aporte de las ciencias y el buen uso de la raz n Mario Bunge expone con claridad y precisi n Es una especie de hombre u No leo muchos libros de filosof a Es un campo del que no s mucho y me asomo con respeto y cierto temor o reverencia No s si en rigor este libro es de filosof a o sobre filosof a Pero da lo mismo Es un libro que busca analizar cr ticamente el estado actual de la filosof a y hacernos ver la importancia del pensamiento filos fico Es un libro que valora el conocimiento, el aporte de las ciencias y el buen uso de la raz n Mario Bunge expone con claridad y precisi n Es una especie de hombre universal contempor neo Demuestra en sus reflexiones un gran rigor intelectual, af n did ctico, esp ritu cr tico y pasi n por el conocimiento y el progreso de la humanidad Este tipo de libro me gusta leerlo con calma, con paciencia, subrayando y meditando sus diversos planteamientos y apreciaciones Seguramente, le seguir dando vueltas a muchas de las ideas, cr ticas y reflexiones que Mario Bunge desarrolla con tanta maestr a y convicci n en este notable libro que nos recuerda la importancia de la antigua reina de todos los saberes


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Philosophy in Crisis: The Need for Reconstruction➚ [KINDLE] ❄ Philosophy in Crisis: The Need for Reconstruction By Mario Bunge ➤ – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Is philosophy dead Some philosophers have declared it to be so, and judging by some of the mental acrobatics now fashionable in postmodernist circles a reasonable person might have to agree Though rec Crisis: The eBook ¸ Is philosophy dead Some philosophers have declared it to be so, and judging by some of the mental acrobatics now fashionable in postmodernist circles a reasonable person might have to agree Though recognizing the moribund state of current academic philosophy, Mario Bunge feels that this is a crisis from which the discipline can and will recover To overcome the impasse Bunge argues that it is necessary to reconstruct philosophy by building a philosophical system that addresses real world problems of everyday people in a clear, comprehensible fashion The new system must be exact and compatible with contemporary science Philosophy in Kindle - and technology Above all, it should shun purely academic problemsThis book offers glimpses of such a system while avoiding technical jargon unfamiliar to the lay reader It is thus accessible to the average educated reader interested in such perennial philosophical concerns as What is matter , What is mind , What is the nature of society , Are there limits to our knowledge , What are the criteria for distinguishing genuine science from pseudoscience , and How should human rights be balanced with moral obligations These questions will always be of interest to thinking human beings, says Bunge, and in Crisis: The PDF/EPUB ¶ philosophy, rather than becoming a fruitless, self referential academic game, should be the main intellectual tool for exploring and clarifying such all important issues.


About the Author: Mario Bunge

Crisis: The eBook ¸ Mario Augusto Bunge fue un f sico, fil sofo, epistem logo y humanista argentino Bunge por encima de todo fue un fil sofo materialista, defensor del realismo cient fico y de la filosof a exacta Fue conocido por expresar p blicamente su postura contraria a las pseudociencias, entre las que incluye al psicoan lisis, la praxeolog a, la homeopat a, la microeconom a neocl sica u ortodoxa entre otras, adem s de sus cr ticas contra corrientes filos ficas como el existencialismo y, especialmente, la obra de Martin Heidegger , la fenomenolog a, el posmodernismo, la hermen utica, Philosophy in Kindle - y el feminismo filos fico.


10 thoughts on “Philosophy in Crisis: The Need for Reconstruction

  1. Noé Ajo caamaño Noé Ajo caamaño says:

    Es obvio para cualquiera que conozca el asunto, que la filosof a sufre una crisis, una crisis grave La hiperprofesionalizaci n, la ideolog a, la obscuridad poetizante, los pseudoproblemas intelectuales, son solo algunos de los problemas en que se enredan una y otra vez la mayor a de profesionales de la filosof a Mario Bunge se suma, junto con otros pocos pero brillantes y autoexigentes fil sofos, al esfuerzo de devolver la filosof a al camino del conocimiento, y rescatarla en particular del lo Es obvio para cualquiera que conozca el asunto, que la filosof a sufre una crisis, una crisis grave La hiperprofesionalizaci n, la ideolog a, la obscuridad poetizante, los pseudoproblemas intelectuales, son solo algunos de los problemas en que se enredan una y otra vez la mayor a de profesionales de la filosof a Mario Bunge se suma, junto con otros pocos pero brillantes y autoexigentes fil sofos, al esfuerzo de devolver la filosof a al camino del conocimiento, y rescatarla en particular del lodazal de los idealismos Un texto serio y esperanzador que me ha emocionado intensamente Adem s, M Bunge no est solo, son bastantes los fil sofos que empiezan a tomarse en serio su vocaci n, y embarcarse poco a poco en problemas relevantes de ontolog a, etica, gnoseolog a y ciencia, que asumen el materialismo cient fico como unica posibilidad de conocer, desde un saludable escepticismo metodol gico PD Quiz s me sume a este esfuerzo

  2. Tom Tom says:

    2 1 2 stars It pains me to give this such a low rating, mostly because I largely agree with the outlook and style of philosophy it presents I alsoor less agree with the scientific materialism and cosmology of systemism it describes developed in the first few chapters Moreover, it attacks the fashionable and postmodern philosophies, which is always welcome However, the title of the book is very misleading Only the last chapter actually deals with suggestions for reconstructing phil 2 1 2 stars It pains me to give this such a low rating, mostly because I largely agree with the outlook and style of philosophy it presents I alsoor less agree with the scientific materialism and cosmology of systemism it describes developed in the first few chapters Moreover, it attacks the fashionable and postmodern philosophies, which is always welcome However, the title of the book is very misleading Only the last chapter actually deals with suggestions for reconstructing philosophy All the rest just appears to be a general overview of Bunge s philosophy.The biggest criticism I have is that, since it s pretty much a general overview of a philosophy, every chapter is necessarily shallow to some degree someso than others The chapter on ethics and values, for instance, is not only shallow, but misinformed, misleading, and uninformative Ditto for the chapter on skepticism The book as a whole is oddly short, too, for a work that attempts to tackle such a wide array of subjects Also, anytime Bunge talks about psychology or cognitive science he makes some blunder or other and or misrepresents something There are also certain stray assertions that are very causally made that seem almost laughable coming from someone who calls themselves a philosopher pg 109 E very sale of a rock music record contributes to the degradation of culture Um, seriously.All in all, I would not recommend this book I m definitely going to check out some of Bunge s other works, because there is some illuminating thought here, but the book as a whole was a total letdown

  3. Carlos Puig Carlos Puig says:

    No leo muchos libros de filosof a Es un campo del que no s mucho y me asomo con respeto y cierto temor o reverencia No s si en rigor este libro es de filosof a o sobre filosof a Pero da lo mismo Es un libro que busca analizar cr ticamente el estado actual de la filosof a y hacernos ver la importancia del pensamiento filos fico Es un libro que valora el conocimiento, el aporte de las ciencias y el buen uso de la raz n Mario Bunge expone con claridad y precisi n Es una especie de hombre u No leo muchos libros de filosof a Es un campo del que no s mucho y me asomo con respeto y cierto temor o reverencia No s si en rigor este libro es de filosof a o sobre filosof a Pero da lo mismo Es un libro que busca analizar cr ticamente el estado actual de la filosof a y hacernos ver la importancia del pensamiento filos fico Es un libro que valora el conocimiento, el aporte de las ciencias y el buen uso de la raz n Mario Bunge expone con claridad y precisi n Es una especie de hombre universal contempor neo Demuestra en sus reflexiones un gran rigor intelectual, af n did ctico, esp ritu cr tico y pasi n por el conocimiento y el progreso de la humanidad Este tipo de libro me gusta leerlo con calma, con paciencia, subrayando y meditando sus diversos planteamientos y apreciaciones Seguramente, le seguir dando vueltas a muchas de las ideas, cr ticas y reflexiones que Mario Bunge desarrolla con tanta maestr a y convicci n en este notable libro que nos recuerda la importancia de la antigua reina de todos los saberes

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