PART ONE: THE ROOT-METAPHOR THEORY I. The Utter Skeptic II. Dogmatists III. Evidence and Corroboration IV. Hypotheses V. Root Metaphors VI. Examples of Inadequacies in World Hypotheses PART TWO: THE RELATIVELY ADEQUATE HYPOTHESES VII. A General View of the Hypotheses VIII. Formism IX. Mechanism X. Contextualism XI. Organicism PART THREE: SUMMARY, CRITICISMS, AND ANSWERS XII. Review and Conclusions
Stephen C. Pepper, well known for this and his many other contributions to the field of philosophy, was at the time of his death Mills Professor Emeritus of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy and Civil Polity at the University of California, Berkeley campus.