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BOOKS RECEIVED 507 succinctly,/s a fact of consciousness" (248). Dilthey does not mean by this that philosophy restricts itself to analyses of representational consciousness. On the contrary, his focus on the facts of consciousness is an attempt to recapture a prescientific experience of our volitional and emotional as well as cognitive relations to our world. The analyses of our perceptual relation to the external world and the temporal structure of the apprehension of our psychic lives which round out this book are articulations of the overarching I-World life-nexus unearthed in this first principle. The translation of Dilthey's often difficult German is masterful, and the introductory essay by Makkreel and Rodi provides a clear and insightful overview of the text. If there is any complaint to be made, it is the rather steep price of the cloth edition. A paperback edition would be welcomed by individual scholars and students. The systematic character of the Introduction is sure to effect a reappraisal of the philosophical importance of Dilthey's early work. Further, its detailed analysis of our lived experience of the world offers rich new points of comparison with Husserl and Heidegger. The Introduction is thus an important text for anyone interested in the development of phenomenology and hermeneutics. JAcoB OWrNSBV Jacksonville University BOOKS RECEIVED Alexander, Jeffrey C. Action and Its Environments: Toward a New Synthesis. New York: Columbia University Press, 199o. Pp. xii + 342. Paper, $19.5o. AI-Hibri,Azizah Y. and Margaret A. Simons, editors. Hypatia Reborn: Essays in Feminist Philosophy. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 199o. Pp. xii + 349. Cloth, $39.95. Paper, $18.95. Allison, Henry E. Kant's Theory of Freedom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 199o. Pp. xii + 3o4. Cloth, $49.5 o. Paper, $15.95. Anderson, Wilda. Diderot's Dream. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 199o. Pp. 259. Cloth, $28.95. Arnauld, Antoine and Elmar J Kremer. On True and False Ideas: New Objectionsto Descartes"Meditations and Descartes' Replies. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 199o. Pp. xxxiv + 198. Cloth, $59.95. Arnold, N. Scott. Marx's Radical Critique of Capitalist Society:A Reconstruction and Critical Evaluation. New York: Oxford University Press, 199o. Pp. xviii + 334- Cloth, $35.oo. Atherton, Margaret. Berkeley'sRevolution in Vision. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 199o. Pp. vii + 249. Cloth, $29.95. Atran, Scott. Cognitive Foundations of Natural History: Towards an Anthropology of Science. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 199o. Pp. xii + 36o. Cloth $49.5 o. Barnes, Jonathan. The Toils of Scepticism. New York: Cambridge University Press, 199o. Pp. xiii + 161. Cloth, $34.5 o. Bell, David and Ted Honderich. Husserl. London: Routledge, 199o. Pp. xv + 266. Cloth, $49.5o. Bianchi, Luca. ll Vescovo e i Filosofi: La condanna parigina del x277 e l'evoluzione deU'aristotelismo scolastico. Bergamo: Pierluigo Lubrina Editore, 199o. Pp. 28o. Paper, L 32,ooo. 508 JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY e9:3 JULY X99~ Bianchi, Luca. Le verit~ dissonanti. Rome: Laterza, 199o. Pp. xvii + 194. Paper, L 28,ooo. Bowie, Andrew. Aesthestics and Subjectivity: From Kant to Nietzsehe. New York: Manchester University Press, 199o. Pp. viii + 284. Cloth, $59.95. Bratman, Michael E. Intention, Plans, and Practical Reason. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1987. Pp. viii + aoo. Cloth, $25.oo. Paper, $12.95. Bricker, Phillip and R. I. G. Hughes, editors. Philosophical Perspectives on Newtonian Science: Papers Presented to a Conference at Yale University. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 199o. Pp. vii + 248. Cloth, $34-95. Brinton, Crane. A History of Western Morals. New York: Paragon House, 199o. Pp. x + 5o2. Paper, $14.95. Brown, Clifford. Leibniz and Strawson: A New Essay in Descriptive Metaphysics. Munich: Philosophia Verlag, 199o. Pp. 12o. Cloth, $29.oo. Burnyeat, Myles,and M.J. Levett. The Theaetetus of Plato. Indianapolis: Hackett PublishingCompany , 199o. Pp. xvi + 351. Cloth, $32.5o. Paper, $1o.95. Cappielli, Ida, editor, Tra antichi e moderni: Antropologia e Stato tra disciplinamento e morale privata. Naples: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 199o. Pp. 487. Paper, L 37,ooo. Carruthers, Peter. The Metaphysics of the Tractatus. New York: Cambridge University Press, 199o. Pp. xiv + 21o. Cloth, $42.5o. Chalmers, Alan. Science and Its Fabrication. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 199o. Pp. xii + 142.Cloth, $39.95. Paper, $14.95...

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ISSN
1538-4586
Print ISSN
0022-5053
Pages
pp. 507-512
Launched on MUSE
2008-01-01
Open Access
No
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