Charlie Dunbar Broad


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C. D. Broad (full name Charlie Dunbar Broad; 30 December 1887 – 11 March 1971) was an English epistemologist, historian of philosophy, philosopher of science, moral philosopher, and writer on the philosophical aspects of psychical research. He was known for his thorough and dispassionate examinations of arguments in such works as Scientific Thought, published in 1923, The Mind and Its Place in ... more »

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  • the future is simply nothing at all. Nothing has happened to the present by becoming past except that fresh slices of existence have been added to the total history of the world. The past is thus as r...
    Charlie Dunbar Broad (1887-1971), British philosopher. Scientific Thought, p. 66, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner (1923).
  • ''... a curious superstition. This is the belief that, if there be introspection at all, it must give exhaustive and infallible information.''
    Charlie Dunbar Broad (1887-1971), British philosopher, worked at. The Mind and Its Place in Nature, p. 284, Routledge & Kegan Paul (1925).
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