Practical origins of ideas : genealogy as conceptual reverse-engineering, The
Philosophy of mind Idea (Philosophy) Genealogy (Philosophy)
Oxford University Press 2021 First edition.EISBN 0192639323
Why did such highly abstract ideas as truth, knowledge, or justice become so important to us? What was the point of coming to think in these terms? Matthieu Queloz presents a method for answering such questions: pragmatic genealogy. We can make sense of these grand abstractions by identifying their roots in concrete practical concerns.