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Carlos Blanco

Blanco, Carlos

Blanco, Carlos

Professor, Comillas Pontifical University, Spain; Associate Fellow, WAAS

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Professor, Comillas Pontifical University, Spain; Associate Fellow, WAAS

Senior Assistant at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Philosophy, Humanities and Communication, Comillas Pontifical University, Spain; Philosopher; Egyptologist

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

The Role of Presuppositions in the Social Sciences   ( Transdisciplinary theory ), ( Social Science ), ( Knowledge, Science & Values )
Abstract Any expression of rationality is based upon premises, many of which cannot be ultimately justified. The role of these presuppositions becomes particularly important in the domains of the social sciences and the humanities. A philosophical reflection on the foundations and methodologies of these disciplines can shed valuable light on how to overcome the rigidity of many present conceptual systems in order to fully grasp the richness and complexity of human action. 1. Introduction...
The Integration of Knowledge   ( Knowledge, Science & Values )
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract The exponential growth of knowledge demands an interdisciplinary reflection on how to integrate the different branches of the natural sciences and the humanities into a coherent picture of world, life, and mind. Insightful intellectual tools, like evolutionary Biology and Neuroscience, can facilitate this project. It is the task of Philosophy to identify those fundamental concepts whose explanatory power can illuminate the thread that leads from the most...