CAN THERE BE PROGRESS IN PHILOSOPHY

@article{Nielsen1987CANTB,
  title={CAN THERE BE PROGRESS IN PHILOSOPHY},
  author={K. Nielsen},
  journal={Metaphilosophy},
  year={1987},
  volume={18},
  pages={1-30}
}
  • K. Nielsen
  • Published 1987
  • Philosophy
  • Metaphilosophy
  • Whether there is, or even can be, progress in philosophy is problematic. There is progress in intellectual history for it is evident enough that human conceptual resources have expanded and developed in the course of history and it is evident as well that these conceptual resources have in the course of time become material forces in the lives of human beings. However, these things do not entail, or indeed in any way establish, that philosophy has progressed. ‘Philosophy’ does not name a… CONTINUE READING
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