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Knowledge, reason and human autonomy

Nikunja Vihari Banerjee

Knowledge, reason and human autonomy

an essay in philosophical reconstruction

by Nikunja Vihari Banerjee

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Published by Somaiya Publications in Bombay .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy.,
  • Knowledge, Theory of.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementN.V. Banerjee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination265 p. ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17772199M

    This book offers a new account of what makes science special in the company of other human pursuits.¹ It engages critically with a variety of current approaches, especially constructivist and relativist studies of science and technology, which tend to level science down to an ordinary enterprise that is just as idiosyncratic, localized, interest-ridden, and ‘political’ as other forms of. The eminent philosopher Keith Lehrer offers an original and distinctively personal view of central aspects of the human condition, such as reason, knowledge, wisdom, autonomy, love, consensus, and consciousness. He argues Authors: Keith Lehrer, University of Arizona.

    Autonomy is a French independent company which organizes events to promote a sustainable, smart and efficient urban mobility. Its team is passionate about the innovations which make our mobility and cities more desirable and agile. Don’t let the publication date fool you into thinking this book is out of date. Quite the opposite. The book provides a foundation for working more human through three essential elements: Purpose is about understanding the company’s mission, vision, and values. It’s Author: Sharlyn Lauby.

      Embrace employee autonomy. Drucker urged executives to push decision-making and accountability all the way down through the organization as early as .   Human knowledge is inescapably revelational. Man knows because God is. Reason nor science can function properly without radical transformation by God's regenerative work of grace. No other position on the subject of reason or science achieves epistemic coherence with the principle of Sola Scriptura. Autonomy: The MOTHER of All Sin Introduction.


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The term “autonomy” stems from two Greek roots, autos (“self”) and nomos (“rule”), and originally applied to self-ruling city-states. This term is now more usually applied to self-ruling persons, although precisely what it is for a person to be “self-ruling.

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Kisner Spinoza was one of the most influential figures of the Enlightenment, but his often obscure metaphysics makes it difficult to understand the ultimate message of his philosophy.

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In this way, autonomy provides the grounds for liberalism, which argues against state interference in the citizens' freedom of choice.