Mistakes of Reason: Essays in Honour of John Woods (Toronto Studies in Philosophy)

Mistakes of Reason: Essays in Honour of John Woods (Toronto Studies in Philosophy)


Over a unique educational profession, the Canadian thinker and student John Woods has written on a wealthy number of subject matters principal to modern philosophy. those comprise the background and philosophy of common sense, deviant logics, inductive and abductive reasoning, casual reasoning, fallacy conception, the good judgment of fiction, epistemology, and abortion and euthanasia. not just has Woods' paintings been major in itself, it has additionally inspired others operating in those fields.

Mistakes of Reason is a tribute to Woods and comprises twenty-six new essays through best Canadian and foreign philosophers. The essays are followed by way of commentaries through Woods himself, making a certain discussion among Woods and his colleagues. Editors Kent A. Peacock and Andrew D. Irvine have grouped the works below the subjects of fact, wisdom, good judgment and Language, Reasoning, and Values. The essays overview Woods' paintings and have fun the beneficiant contribution that he has made to Canada?s highbrow improvement over the last 40 years.

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