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Fashionable Nihilism: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy

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Thoreau wrote that we have professors of philosophy but no philosophers. Can't we have both? Why doesn't philosophy hold a more central place in our lives? Why should it? Eloquently opposing the analytic thrust of philosophy in academia, noted pluralist philosopher Bruce Wilshire answers these questions and more in an effort to make philosophy more meaningful to our everyd ...more
Hardcover, 156 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by State University of New York Press
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i started reading this fashionable book on the floor in the central free library branch. a librarian and a security guard came over to me and the librarian said, every time you come in here i admire your clothing and fashions. then she said, can you please sit in a chair because when you are lying on the rug it makes other people uncomfortable. then i had one of the strangest and most fashionable days of my life. oh yeah and someone saw i was reading this and said.... kelly... whats happening to ...more
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