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Philosophy of Meaning, Knowledge and Value in the Twentieth Century
Routledge History of Philosophy Volume 10

Edited By

John Canfield

ISBN 9780415056052
Published December 26, 1996 by Routledge
498 Pages

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Book Description

Volume 10 of the Routledge History of Philosophy presents a historical survey of the central topics in twentieth century Anglo-American philosophy. It chronicles what has been termed the 'linguistic turn' in analytic philosophy and traces the influence the study of language has had on the main problems of philosophy. Each chapter contains an extensive bibliography of the major writings in the field.
All the essays present their large and complex topics in a clear and well organised way. At the end, the reader finds a helpful Chronology of the major political, scientific and philosophical events in the Twentieth Century and an extensive Glossary of technical terms.

Table of Contents

Introduction John V Cranfield 1. Philosophy of language A.P. Martinich, University of Texas at Austin 2. Formally orientated work in the philosophy of language Nino Cocchiarella, Indiana University 3. Metaphysics I (1900-1945) William DeAngelis, Northeastern University 4. Metaphysics II (1945-present) Bernard Linsky, University of Alberta 5. Ethics I (1900-45) Michael Stingl, University of Lethbridge 6. Ethics II (1945-present) Robert Arrington, Georgia State University 7. Epistemology (1900-present) Paul K. Moser, Loyola University of Chicago 8. The later Wittgenstein John V. Canfield, University of Toronto in Mississauga 9. Political philosophy Arthur Ripstein, University of Toronto 10. Feminist philosophy Marilyn Frye, Michigan State University 11. Philosophy of law Calvin Normore, University of Toronto 12. Applied ethics Justin Oakley, Monash University 13. Aesthetics George Dickie, University of Chicago at Illinois 14. Philosophy of religion Edward Wierenga, University of Rochester

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John V. Cranfield lives in Toronto. He has taught philosophy at Cornell University and the University of Toronto, and is the author of Wittgenstein: Language and World (1981) and The Looking-Glass Self (1990). He is currently working on Wittgenstein's private language argument.