Science & Education

, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp 311–315 | Cite as

Philosophical criticism: Its nature and function

  • Peter Davson-Galle


This paper attempts to outline briefly a case for philosophers' critical attention to one's work, even when, indeed especially when, that attention is a line-by-line analysis of a single paper.


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Davson-Galle
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  1. 1.Education DepartmentUniversity of TasmaniaLauncestonAustralia

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