John Passmore, 4 September 1986
Show More Australian Realism: The Systematic Philosophy of John Anderson by A.J. Baker.
Cambridge, 150 pp., £20, April 1986, 0 521 32051 8Show More
“... Opposite the title-page of Mr Baker’s skeletonised but substantially accurate account of John Anderson’s philosophy there stand two epigraphs. They are both from Heraclitus or, more precisely, from Burnet’s translation of that enigmatic philosopher. The first of them is ontological: ‘The world, which is the same for all, no one of gods or men has made; but it was ever, is now, and ever shall be an ever-living Fire, with measures kindling and measures going out ...”