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In defense of common sense

Lodi Nauta

In defense of common sense

Lorenzo Valla"s humanist critique of scholastic philosophy

by Lodi Nauta

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Valla, Lorenzo, -- 1407-1457,
  • Humanism,
  • Scholasticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLodi Nauta.
    SeriesI Tatti studies in Italian renaissance history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB785.V1144 N38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22513531M
    ISBN 109780674032699
    LC Control Number2008035603

    In this book, Noah Lemos presents a strong defense of the common sense tradition, the view that we may take as data for philosophical inquiry many of the things we ordinarily think we know. He discusses the main features of that tradition as expounded by Thomas Reid, G.E. Moore and Roderick Chisholm. G. E. Moore – A Defence of Common Sense [email protected] Page 1 of 12 G. E. Moore – A Defence of Common Sense Introduction • Moore’s aim in this paper is to state in sequence some of the most important points in which his philosophical position differs from that of some other.

    This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online. It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. A public domain book is one that was never subject. National Humanities Center Thomas Paine, Common Sense, , 3d ed., full text incl. Appendix 4 18 The two first, by being hereditary, are independent of the people; wherefore in a constitutional sense they contribute nothing towards the freedom of the state. 19 To say that the constitution of England is a union of three powers, reciprocally checking each.

    Thomas Paine’s book, Common Sense, sparked revolutionary thoughts and supported revolutionary ideas for the colonists in America in the late s. Paine’s idea was to get the masses of people to revolt against British rule and he outlined reasons why this would be the best course to take.4/5. Common Sense: A Contemporary Defense By Noah Lemos Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. xvi + Lemos offers no arguments in this book for the claim that common sense beliefs are known. There are no arguments for the claim that there are external objects, including other people, and that all of us know a great deal about the world.


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Both books are apologias, defenses against certain attacks. "Common sense" also has at least two specifically philosophical meanings.

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