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Donald Davidson’s Triangulation Argument A Philosophical Inquiry

Donald Davidson’s Triangulation Argument: A Philosophical Inquiry

1st Edition

By Robert H. Myers, Claudine Verheggen
August 14, 2018

According to many commentators, Davidson’s earlier work on philosophy of action and truth-theoretic semantics is the basis for his reputation, and his later forays into broader metaphysical and epistemological issues, and eventually into what became known as the triangulation argument, are much ...

Benjamin, Adorno, and the Experience of Literature

Benjamin, Adorno, and the Experience of Literature

1st Edition

Edited By Corey McCall, Nathan Ross
June 20, 2018

This collection features original essays that examine Walter Benjamin’s and Theodor Adorno’s essays and correspondence on literature. Taken together, the essays present the view that these two monumental figures of 20th-century philosophy were not simply philosophers who wrote about literature, but...

Bertrand Russell and the Nature of Propositions A History and Defence of the Multiple Relation Theory of Judgement

Bertrand Russell and the Nature of Propositions: A History and Defence of the Multiple Relation Theory of Judgement

1st Edition

By Samuel Lebens
June 01, 2017

Bertrand Russell and the Nature of Propositions offers the first book-length defence of the Multiple Relation Theory of Judgement (MRTJ). Although the theory was much maligned by Wittgenstein and ultimately rejected by Russell himself, Lebens shows that it provides a rich and insightful way to ...

Ernst Jünger’s Philosophy of Technology Heidegger and the Poetics of the Anthropocene

Ernst Jünger’s Philosophy of Technology: Heidegger and the Poetics of the Anthropocene

1st Edition

By Vincent Blok
April 13, 2017

This book examines the work of Ernst Jünger and its effect on the development of Martin Heidegger’s influential philosophy of technology. Vincent Blok offers a unique treatment of Jünger’s philosophy and his conception of the age of technology, in which both world and man appear in terms of their ...

The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value

The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value

1st Edition

By Chon Tejedor
July 27, 2016

This book advances a reading of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus that moves beyond the main interpretative options of the New Wittgenstein debate. It covers Wittgenstein’s approach to language and logic, as well as other areas unduly neglected in the literature, such as his treatment of metaphysics, the ...

The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations

The Textual Genesis of Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations

1st Edition

Edited By Nuno Venturinha
July 27, 2016

Sixty years after its first edition, there is an increasing consensus among scholars that the work posthumously published as Philosophical Investigations represents something that is far from a complete picture of Wittgenstein’s second book project. G.H. von Wright’s seminal research on the ...

Philosophy and Ordinary Language The Bent and Genius of our Tongue

Philosophy and Ordinary Language: The Bent and Genius of our Tongue

2nd Edition

By Oswald Hanfling
December 19, 2003

What is philosophy about and what are its methods? Philosophy and Ordinary Language is a defence of the view that philosophy is largely about questions of language, which to a large extent means ordinary language. Some people argue that if philosophy is about ordinary language, then it is ...

Walter Benjamin's Concept of the Image

Walter Benjamin's Concept of the Image

1st Edition

By Alison Ross
May 31, 2016

In this book, Alison Ross engages in a detailed study of Walter Benjamin’s concept of the image, exploring the significant shifts in Benjamin’s approach to the topic over the course of his career. Using Kant’s treatment of the topic of sensuous form in his aesthetics as a comparative reference, ...

Modernism and the Language of Philosophy

Modernism and the Language of Philosophy

1st Edition

By Anat Matar
August 07, 2015

Modernism can be characterised by the acute attention it gives to language, to its potential and its limitations. Philosophers, artists and literary critics working in the first third of the twentieth century emphasized language’s creative potential, but also stressed its inability to express ...

Wittgenstein and Heidegger

Wittgenstein and Heidegger

1st Edition

Edited By David Egan, Stephen Reynolds, Aaron Wendland
July 22, 2015

Ludwig Wittgenstein and Martin Heidegger are arguably the two most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. Their work not only reshaped the philosophical landscape, but also left its mark on other disciplines, including political science, theology, anthropology, ecology, mathematics, ...

Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reason A Critical Interpretation of Peter Winch's Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reason: A Critical Interpretation of Peter Winch's Philosophy of the Social Sciences

1st Edition

By Berel Dov Lerner
May 07, 2015

This book offers a systematic and critical discussion of Peter Winch's writings on the philosophy of the social sciences. The author points to Winch's tendency to over-emphasize the importance of language and communication, and his insufficient attention to the role of practical, technological ...

Gaston Bachelard Critic of Science and the Imagination

Gaston Bachelard: Critic of Science and the Imagination

1st Edition

By Cristina Chimisso
September 11, 2014

In this new study, Cristina Chimisso explores the work of the French Philosopher of Science, Gaston Bachelard (1884-1962) by situating it within French cultural life of the first half of the century. The book is introduced by a study - based on an analysis of portraits and literary representations ...

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