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The Story of Analytic Philosophy
Plot and Heroes

ISBN 9780415651981
Published March 21, 2013 by Routledge
290 Pages

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Book Description

This unique collection looks at analytic philosophy in its historical context. Prominent philosophers discuss key figures, including Russell and Wittgenstein, methods and results in analytic philosophy to present its story. This volume assesses the challenge posed by changing cultural and philosophical trends and movements.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Analytic Philosophy: What, Whence, Whither? Peter M.S. Hacker  2. Analysis in Analytic Philosophy Peter Hylton  3. Analytic Philosophy as a Matter of Style J.J. Ross  4. Analytic Philosophy: Rationalism vs. Romanticism Anat Matar  5. The Subject, Normative Structure, and Externalism Mark Sacks  6. Empiricism without Positivism John Skorupski  7. Psychologism and Meaning Yemima Ben-Menahem  8. Frege, Semantics and the Double Definition Stroke Juliet Floyd  9. Elimination by Analysis Gilead Bar-Elli  10. Perception: From Moore to Austin Ruth Anna Putman  11. Wittgenstein: Analytic Philosopher? Anat Biletzki  12. Wittgenstein as the Forlorn Caretaker of Language Yuval Lurie  13. Heidegger, Carnap, Wittgenstein: Much Ado About Nothing Eli Friedlander  14. Kripkean Realism and Wittgenstein's Realism Hilary Putnam  15. Who is About to Kill Analytic Philosophy? Jaako Hintikka

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