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modest realism

Joe Frank Jones

modest realism

preserving common rationality in philosophy

by Joe Frank Jones

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Realism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-191).

    StatementJoe Frank Jones III.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB835 .J65 2001, B835 .J65 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18160359M
    ISBN 100761819959
    LC Control Number2001020243

    This modest realism is not intended to be restrictive, in the sense of claiming that natural kind structure is all that can be known. It claims only that we have good grounds for believing that we have knowledge of this natural kind structure, better grounds than for believing in the reality of the theoretical entities postulated by theories. a modest house with a small garden his modest ambitions 3 shy SHOW/LET somebody SEE something shy about showing your body or attracting sexual interest, because you are easily embarrassed OPP immodest She was a modest girl, always keeping covered, even in summer. 4 clothes old-fashioned SEXY modest clothing covers the body in a way that does.

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      Facing a picturesque canal amidst the cobblestoned “hutong” alleyways in Beijing’s old city, the poetically named Spring Whispers Book Club is a neighbourhood library occupying a typical one-storey cottage that has been thoroughly renovated by local architects Fon ing the modest character and proportions of the original structure, the architects have nevertheless imbued the. Maybe It's Just Me, But: How to Be Modest Walking the line between bashful and bombastic. By Mark D. White Ph.D., published May 3, - last reviewed on June 9,


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There is a common 'realist' thread underlying every word, albeit a modest, middle-range, empirically-rich kind of realism. Nick Tilley is a professor in the UCL Department of Security and Crime Science, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Nottingham Trent University, and an adjunct professor at the Griffith Criminology Institute in Brisbane.3/5(1).

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