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[catalogued under 2. Reason / A. Nature of Reason / 8. Naturalising Reason]

Full Idea

The modern scientific world view, with all its hope for clarity and precision, has a flipside, …which is its abandonment of rationality in the world of human significance.

Gist of Idea

Modern science, by aiming for clarity about the external world, has abandoned rationality in the human world


David Roochnik (The Tragedy of Reason [1990], p.74)

Book Reference

Roochnik,David: 'The Tragedy of Reason: the Platonic logos' [Routledge 1990], p.74