Apprehension

Apprehension

Reason in the Absence of Rules

eBook - 2002
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This book introduces and explores the role of apprehension in reasoning - setting out the problems, determining the vocabulary, fixing the boundaries, and questioning what is often taken for granted. Lynn Holt argues that a robust conception of rationality must include intellectual virtues which cannot be reduced to a set of rules for reasoners, and argues that the virtue of apprehension, an acquired disposition to see things correctly, is required if rationality is to be defensible. Drawing on an Aristotelian conception of intellectual virtue and examples from the sciences, Holt shows why imp.
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2002
ISBN: 9781472410801
1472410807
9780754606642
0754606643
9780754606635
0754606635
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 120 pages)

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