By Roger D. Gallie (auth.)
This booklet is intended to function an advent to the philosophy of Thomas Reid in terms of a learn of yes topics significant to that philosophy as we discover it expounded in his huge and influential released writings. the alternative of those issues unavoidably displays philosophical pursuits of the writer of this ebook to some degree yet a major attention at the back of their choice is they are widely handled via Reid according to remedies by way of definite of his predecessors in an identifiable culture known as through Yolton 'The manner ofIdeas'. My curiosity in Reid's philosophy was once first woke up by means of the intense writings of A.N. earlier, and particularly by means of half II of his posthumous 'Objects of concept' known as 'What we predict approximately' along with his recommendation that Reid used to be a precursor of Mill at the signification of right names. it truly is my wish that the traditional of exegesis and of debate in the course of the booklet, and particularly relating to those subject matters, is a now not unworthy tribute to that thinker.