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  1. The Anatomy of Inquiry (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophical Studies in the Theory of Science

    By Israel Scheffler

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1963, this title considers the philosophical problems encountered when attempting to provide a clear and general explanation of scientific principles, and the basic confrontation between such principles and experience. Beginning with a detailed introduction that considers various...

    To Be Published May 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reason and Teaching (Routledge Revivals)

    By Israel Scheffler

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1973, brings together a variety of papers by Israel Scheffler, one of America’s leading educational philosophers. The essays each stress the importance of critical thought and independent judgement to the organization of educational activities. In the first section,...

    To Be Published May 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Four Pragmatists

    A Critical Introduction to Peirce, James, Mead and Dewey

    By Israel Scheffler

    First published in 1974, this book is a critical introduction to the work of four quintessential pragmatist philosophers: Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, George Herbert Mead and John Dewey. Alongside providing a general historical and biographical account of the pragmatist movement, the...

    Published September 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions (Routledge Revivals)

    And Other Essays in the Philosophy of Education

    By Israel Scheffler

    First published in 1991, In Praise of Cognitive Emotions comprises fourteen of Scheffler's most recent essays - all of which challenge contemporary notions of education and rationality. While defending the ideal of rationality, he insists that rationality not be identified with a mental faculty or...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Of Human Potential (Routledge Revivals)

    An Essay in the Philosophy of Education

    By Israel Scheffler

    The concept of potential plays a prominent role in the thinking of parents, educators and planners the world over. Although this concept accurately reflects central features of human nature, its current use perpetuates traditional myths of fixity, harmony and value, calculated to cause untold...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Beyond the Letter (Routledge Revivals)

    A Philosophical Inquiry into Ambiguity, Vagueness and Methaphor in Language

    By Israel Scheffler

    Ambiguity, vagueness and metaphor are pervasive features of language, deserving of systematic study in their own right. Yet they have frequently been considered mere deviations from ideal language or obstacles to be avoided in the construction of scientific systems. First published in 1979, Beyond...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

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