The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophy
This book is a defence of the philosophy of common sense in the spirit of Thomas Reid and G.E. Moore, drawing on the work of Aristotle, evolutionary biology and psychology, and historical studies on the origins of early modern philosophy. It defines and explores common sense beliefs, and defends them from challenges from prominent philosophers.
The first ever full account of the meta-philosophy of commonsense, drawing on Aristotle, Ryle, Moore, Reid, Austin and GriceHighly controversial position - the work challenges a vast number of long-held views, from Kant to Churchland, through recourse to evolutionary psychologyWitty, eloquent style - this is a book which a general reader could engage with