First Edition of Meaning and the Moral Sciences; Signed by Hilary Putnam
Meaning and the Moral Sciences.
Putnam, Hilary; Daniel Bell.$2,200.00
Item Number: 19096
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