The Case For Explanation Continued: A Reply To Professor Tugendhat

  • Philip Pettit


The attempt to reply to a reply may seem inelegant; in the present case, however, I see it as necessary. Professor Tugendhat has presented his view of philosophy with great clarity, and related it to mine by criticism. I wish in turn to present my view through the criticism of his; if you like, I wish to complete the circle of debate.


Axiomatic System Implicit Knowledge Concrete Experience Implicit Definition Collective Entity 
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