Thinking with Concepts

Thinking with Concepts Conceptual analysis as a specialized subject in its own right which can be easily taught and learned
  • Title: Thinking with Concepts
  • Author: John Wilson
  • ISBN: 9780521096010
  • Page: 290
  • Format: None
  • Thinking with Concepts
    Conceptual analysis as a specialized subject in its own right, which can be easily taught and learned.
    Thinking with Concepts By John Wilson,
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  • John Wilson

    Educational philosopher


  • I have used this book to explain conceptual analysis to graduate students It is remarkably accessible text Although it treats the topic of concepts in reductionist view, it is a good initiation into conceptual inquiry and seems to resonate with students.

  • O conte do b sico deste livro essencial para a boa orienta o de qualquer tipo de debate, pois apresenta a import ncia da defini o e respeito a conceitos basilares, sem os quais qualquer discuss o vira um emaranhado de opini es vazias e superficiais Em resumo, n o s porque voc deseja estar certo que voc realmente estar certo O livro invalida, com classe, a ideia de que todo debate v lido Para que seja realmente v lido, preciso que, no m nimo, respeitem se os conceitos envolvidos nele algo que s p [...]

  • It s a fine text from an introductory stand point It s probably very useful to those new to the process of philosophical paper writing The prompts Wilson provides near the end of the text while pretty ambiguous are good starting points for exploration The real benefit of this book is that it looks to encourage the application of thoughts no matter how arbitrary whilst offering up philosophy as less of an intellectual pissing contest and of a fun venue of creative engagement.

  • If I could give this book ten stars I would It was givn to me as required reading by Bill Stephenson, my politics lecturer a Kingston College in 1974 It is a bsic guide to conceptualising and was recommended by Bill to us as a bunch of 17 year olds trying to get us to THINK I ve had a copy close by ever since.

  • This book took a while to read and I could only read a couple of pages at a time It does help to clarify the meaning of concepts and gives a process of sorts to apply when defining a concept for scientific purposes.

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