A Critique of Logical Positivism.

JOAD C.E.M. (1950.)


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First US edition. 8vo. 154 pp. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust jacket (internally clean and unmarked; jacket price clipped with some minor wear to tips of spine and corners, otherwise a very good copy indeed). Chicago, Illinois; The University of Chicago Press.

'Joad is now remembered as a teacher and broadcaster than as a philosopher in his own right. He has paid the price for being out of sympathy with the dominant philosophical currents of his time: in the period of logical positivism and existentialism he argued for the possibility of traditional metaphysics, of the objectivity of values and the existence of a philosophia perennis' (Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers, p. 381).

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