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Putting Philosophy to Work: Inquiry and Its Place in Culture, Essays on Science, Religion, Law, Literature, and Life

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This wide-ranging collection of Susan Haack’s new and recent essays offers applied philosophy in a new key and a fresh voice — subtle, penetrating analyses of vital issues about science, society, religion, law, literature, even about what makes a life meaningful.
Is truth one, or many—or both? Or could it be just an illusion?
Are science and religion compatible? Does science
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Hardcover, 264 pages
Published March 30th 2008 by Prometheus Books (first published July 22nd 2007)
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Haack is a graduate of the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. At Oxford, she studied at St. Hilda's College, where her first philosophy teacher was Jean Austin, the widow of J. L. Austin.
She studied Plato with Gilbert Ryle and logic with Michael Dummett. David Pears supervised her B.Phil. dissertation on ambiguity. At Cambridge, she wrote her Ph.D. under the supervision of Timo
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