The Resource Return to philosophy; : being a defence of reason, an affirmation of values, and a plea for philosophy, (electronic resource)

Return to philosophy; : being a defence of reason, an affirmation of values, and a plea for philosophy, (electronic resource)

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Return to philosophy; : being a defence of reason, an affirmation of values, and a plea for philosophy
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Return to philosophy;
Title remainder
being a defence of reason, an affirmation of values, and a plea for philosophy
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eng
Summary
Many people today adopt an instinctively derogatory attitude to reason. It is not, they say, a free activity of the mind, reaching conclusions under no compulsion save that of the evidence; it is the tool of instinct and the handmaid of desire. They are skeptical also in their attitude towards values. Beauty, they hold, is not an intrinsic quality of things; it is merely the compliment which we bestow upon the objects which have been fortunate enough to give us pleasure. One man's pleasure is as good as another's, and all the art criticism in the world is only an elaborate series of variations upon the theme: 'This is what I happen to like.' As with art, so with morals. To act rightly is merely to act in a way of which other people approve
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Midwest
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1891-1953
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Joad, C. E. M.
Dewey number
192.9
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Huxley, Aldous
  • Philosophy
  • Reason
  • Truth
  • Values
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Return to philosophy; : being a defence of reason, an affirmation of values, and a plea for philosophy, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781789123739
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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12328283
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MWT12328283
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Return to philosophy; : being a defence of reason, an affirmation of values, and a plea for philosophy, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781789123739
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12328283
Publisher number
MWT12328283
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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