Retrieving Realism

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Edited by Charles Taylor (2015)
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Abstract

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 reality—both the physical and the social world—and our shared understanding of it.

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