Retrieving Realism

Retrieving Realism

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For Descartes, knowledge exists as ideas in the mind that represent the world. In a radical critique, Hubert Dreyfus and Charles Taylor argue that knowledge consists of much more than the representations we formulate in our minds. They affirm our direct contact with realitya€”both the physical and the social worlda€”and our shared understanding of only in interaction with the actual objects in the world: getting from A to B in our hometown, or tying a bow tie. We are ... I cana#39;t explain it to you, or draw you a diagram of the movements, or even make the movements in the absence of the tie.

Title:Retrieving Realism
Author:Hubert Dreyfus, Charles Taylor
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2015-05-11


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