By Leonard Nelson,Fernando Leal,David Carus
Presented as a Vorlesung within the German philosophical culture, this booklet provides the main unique account of Nelson’s approach to argument research, celebrated by way of many luminaries similar to Karl Popper. It was once written in 1921 towards the relativistic, subjectivistic and nihilistic developments of Nelson’s time. The publication comprises an exposition of a style that may be a extra improvement of Kant’s transcendental dialectics, by way of an program to the serious research of arguments by way of many well-known thinkers, together with Bentham, Mill, Poincaré, Leibniz, Hegel, Einstein, Bergson, Rickert, Simmel, Brentano, Stammler, Jellinek, Dingler, and Meinong. The booklet provides a basic concept of philosophical argumentation as visible from the perspective of the common fallacies devoted by way of anyone arguing philosophically, no matter if specialist philosophers or philosophical laypeople. even though the character of philosophy and philosophical argumentation is likely one of the such a lot recurrent items of mirrored image for philosophers, this ebook represents the 1st try at a basic concept of philosophical fallacy. based on Nelson, it's within the form of fake dilemmas that blunders in reasoning constantly emerge, and fake dilemmas are consistently the results of an analogous mechanism--the unwitting alternative of 1 notion for another.
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A Theory of Philosophical Fallacies (Argumentation Library) by Leonard Nelson,Fernando Leal,David Carus