COMMENTARIES ON RESCHER'S PHILOSOPHICAL WORK

 

* "The work of Nicholas Rescher affords a striking illustration of the encyclopedic mission of philosophy, and of the challenging dialogue that should ever be maintained among different philosophical traditions."

 

From the Helmholtz Medal laudation

 

* "The comprehensive scope of Rescher's work is unique in contemporary philosophy."

 

J. Nidi-Rumelin

Philosophie der Gegenwart

 

* "Rescher's development of his pragmatic idealism is characterized by an unusually wide range of sympathy and information."

 

John Kekes

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

 

* "From Rescher's intellectual power and restless curiosity has come a system of philosophy unsurpassed in our century."

 

Ernest Sosa

The Dictionary of Twentieth Century Philosophy

 

* "With respect to his enormous output and the wide range of his achievements, Rescher has few rivals in the history of philosophy. His philosophical system is a monument of twentieth century philosophy."

 

John K. Roth (ed.)

Philosophers and Their Works

 

* "Rescher has contributed to virtually every area of nonstandard logic and philosophical logic."

 

John Woods

The International Directory of Logicians

 

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