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The Philosophy of as If

He argues, via a comparative historical analysis that is focused through the prism of his own synoptic interpretation, that these thinkers taken together show us how knowledge itself is best understood as an edifice of fictional constructs built b the “optical illusions” and “aesthetic anthropomorpshisms” as Nietzsche called them, in Beyond Good and Evil created by our organismic embodiment in the world. This, he argues persuasively, is especially true in the case of Kant and Nietzsche, neither of which you can understand unless you place them in relation to each other on this larger map of philosophical positions that converge around “the philosophy of as-if,” which he also calls “fictionalism,” or the view that vaihingre else our knowledge-constructs may happen to be, what we can most surely say about them, from the vantage point which we, in fact, occupy, is that they are postulates vaiinger solely in our organismic striving to progressively extend the pattern set by our organismic requirements by re-creating the world in a human form.


In this, Vaihinger’s method seems to be a philosophical adaptation of the spiritual via negativa: Credits New World Encyclopedia writers and editors rewrote and completed the Wikipedia article in accordance with New World Encyclopedia standards. Apple Jay rated it it was amazing Jun 03, Mencken was scathing in his criticism of the book, which he dismissed as an unimportant “foot-note to all existing systems”.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Vaihinger seemed to deny any objective reality and became mired in a rationalistic error. Religion, Philosophy and Psychical Research: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Kant, whose school Vaihinger belonged to, is given particular attention. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. William Pole – – Routledge.

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