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The Philosophy of ‘as If ‘

Retrieved from ” https: Essential Readings in Logical Positivism. Books by Hans Vaihinger. The Philosophy of ‘as If ‘ by Hans Vaihinger.

Request removal from index. Plunder is the way in which jealous powers compete for opportunities to kick the rubble around. An interesting look into the thoughts that have worked their way through the development of modern Psychology He also notes that the theory implies that claims about the utility of holding doctrines and even the thhe itself are no more than useful fictions. Kant, whose school Vaihinger belonged to, is given particular attention.

The As-If Philosophy became a major component of the Individual Psychology of Alfred Adler, and many of our day’s most effective counseling approaches. This entry has no external links. Mencken was scathing in his criticism of the book, which he dismissed as an unimportant “foot-note to all existing systems”.

This, he argues persuasively, is especially true in the case of Kant vaihinged Nietzsche, neither of which you can understand unless you place them in relation to each other on this larger map of philosophical positions that converge around “the philosophy of as-if,” which he also calls “fictionalism,” or the view that whatever else hh knowledge-constructs may happen to be, what we can most surely say about them, from the vantage point which we, in fact, occupy, is that they are postulates grounded solely in our organismic striving to progressively extend the pattern set by our organismic requirements by re-creating the world in a human form.


Woodger – – Routledge. Bobby rated it really liked it Feb 03, First published in Reading back from Nietzsche, Vaihinger casts a new light on the true epistemic function, for organismic existents, of the laws of nature, of causality, of the lines, points, and of axioms of the mathematician, of the independent substances inevitably postulated by the logician, and of the very principle of parsimony posited by Occam as the regulative principle of science. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Essays on Humanism and the Philosophy of Art. Once you suspend this foundational act of faith and take a very clear look at the nature of the knowledge situation, as well as the human drives that vaihingsr it, Vaihinger persuasively argues, “the philosophy of as-if” is what is left to our honest perusal. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

No keywords specified fix it. The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Immanuel KantGerman philosopher whose comprehensive and systematic work in epistemology the theory of knowledgekf, and aesthetics greatly influenced all subsequent philosophy, especially the various schools of Philozophy and idealism.

Andrei Vezeteu rated it really liked it Jun 11, Showing of 7 reviews. In a way, he shows how Nietzsche following Kant’s re-interpretation of the foundational concepts of ontology in terms of the perspective of the human subject more seriously takes into account the epistemic implications of the purely organismic grounding of knowledge than do most optimistic, positivistically-inclined evolutionary epistemologists: If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login.


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Following Nietzsche, Vaihinger ruefully notes that vaibinger do not seek to know the world in itself; this is the foremost illusion of pre-critical epistemologies.

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Religion, Philosophy and Psychical Research: Be the first to ask a question about The Philosophy of ‘as If ‘. Stephen rated it it was amazing Oct 23, Knowledge is the means whereby we construct a human, cognizable, systematizable world atop the intractable otherness of the real world.

Vaihinger gives an in-depth history of such concepts, primarily from science and philosophy. Mithu Storoni rated it it was amazing Oct 05, Learn more about Amazon Philoslphy.

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