First Edition of Meaning and the Moral Sciences; Signed by Hilary Putnam

  • Meaning and the Moral Sciences.

Meaning and the Moral Sciences.


Item Number: 19096

London: 1978.

First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Hilary Putnam on the front free endpaper. From the library of Harvard colleague Daniel Bell, with his signature above Putnam’s. A nice association linking these two giants of their respective fields.

Meaning and the Moral Sciences is a seminal philosophical work by professor Putnam, in which he puts forward a conception of knowledge which makes ethics, practical knowledge and non-mathematic parts of the social sciences just as much parts of 'knowledge' as the sciences themselves

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