Threads and Knots

by Thomas L. McClintock (Author)
Monographs XV, 128 Pages


While the independently conceived and executed essays making up Threads and Knots can be viewed as knotting and completing certain loose threads of argument left dangling in Skepticism and the Basis of Morality (Lang 1995), they also have a second unifying specific purpose all their own: to provide an account of the cognitive content and manner of operation of the innate (and, therefore, for us valid, or by us a priori assertably true) supreme structural principle of human moral reason detailed enough for its linguistically self-conscious application to human conduct and affairs in a manner that will enable us eventually to realize the full human potential built into us by nature through the process of our evolution-by-natural-selection.


XV, 128
ISBN (Book)
New York, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt/M., Paris, Wien, 1999. XV, 128 pp.

Biographical notes

Thomas L. McClintock (Author)

The Author: Thomas McClintock received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of Skepticism and the Basis of Morality (Peter Lang, 1995) and is widely published in various scholarly journals. Dr. McClintock taught Philosophy at Temple University for many years until he retired in 1983. He resides at 1129 Colonial Road, Lancaster, PA 17603.


Title: Threads and Knots