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whys of a philosophical scrivener

Martin Gardner

whys of a philosophical scrivener

by Martin Gardner

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Published by Harvester in Brighton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMartin Gardner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination453p. ;
    Number of Pages453
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18380192M
    ISBN 100710806760

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Martin Gardner's The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener is a worthwhile read for anyone grappling with life's big questions. The most redeeming quality is the insight it provides into the author's complex reasoning processes.

Gardner tackles most of the major topics in philosophy and describes exactly how he formed his personal belief by: The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener showcases Martin Gardner as the consummate philosopher, thinker, and great mathematician that he is.

Exploring issues that range from faith to prayer to evil to immortality, and far beyond, Garnder challenges the discerning reader with fundamental questions of classical philosophy and life's greater s: The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener showcases Martin Gardner as the consummate philosopher, thinker, and great mathematician that he is.

Exploring issues that range from faith to prayer to evil to immortality, and far beyond, Garnder challenges the discerning reader with fundamental questions of classical philosophy and life's greater meanings.

Recalling such philosophers was Wittgenstein and 4/5(1). In a footnote Dewey refers to a book by Hans Reichenbach, Experience and Prediction, in which the existence of an external world is treated as a philosophical conundrum. “According to my view,”. The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener showcases Martin Gardner as the consummate philosopher, thinker, and great mathematician that he is.

Exploring issues that range from faith to prayer to evil 4/5(1). Martin Gardner's The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener is a worthwhile read for anyone grappling with life's big questions. The most redeeming quality is the insight it provides into the author's complex reasoning processes. Gardner tackles most of the major topics in philosophy and describes exactly how he formed his personal belief system/5.

THE WHYS OF A PHILOSOPHICAL SCRIVENER is a book that through six reprints has remained a dazzling tour de force, as unexpected, and idiosynchratic as Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter, Gardner's friend and successor at Scientific American.

/5(15). That is, until I stumbled on "The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener." In interviews, Gardner said "Whys" was his favorite of the many books he wrote. If you like to ponder the "eternal questions" (or need to be reminded that there ARE eternal questions that Siri cannot answer), I warmly recommend this book /5.

His philosophical views are described and defended in his book The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener (, revised ). Legacy and awards. The numerous awards Gardner received include: - Leroy P. Steele Prize for his many books and articles on mathematics; - L.

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Exploring issues that range from faith to prayer to evil /5(4). As the puzzle-writer (and theist) Martin Gardner notes in his delightful The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener, “I agree with the vast majority of thinkers who see the proof as no more than linguistic sleight-of-hand.” Eventually Russell’s new faith diffused like incense from a swinging thurible.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York, W. Morrow, © Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents. A slovenly summary of my preferences"" is Gardner's modest but not quite fair description of this vigorous, appealing apologia for his convictions about politics, art, philosophy, and above all religion.

This last may surprise readers who know Gardner only as a spirited popularizer of math and science (or even as the author of The Annotated Alice); he devotes the bulk of this book, however, to.

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