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  • Symposium on J. L. Austin (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Symposium on J. L. Austin (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By K T Fann

    JL Austin (1911-1960) exercised in Post-war Oxford an intellectual authority similar to that of Wittgenstein in Cambridge. Although he completed no books of his own and published only seven papers, Austin became through lectures and talks one of the acknowledged leaders in what is called ‘Oxford…

    Paperback – 2012-09-30

  • Reading Putnam book cover

    Reading Putnam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Baghramian

    Hilary Putnam is one of the world’s leading philosophers. His highly original and often provocative ideas have set the agenda for a variety of debates in philosophy of science, philosophy of mind and philosophy of language. His now famous philosophical thought experiments, such as the ‘Twin earth’…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27

  • The Language of Criticism book cover

    The Language of Criticism

    1st Edition

    By John Casey

    First published in 1966, the Language of Criticism was the first systematic attempt to understand literary criticism through the methods of linguistic philosophy and the later work of Wittgenstein. Literary critical and aesthetic judgements are rational, but are not to be explained by…

    Paperback – 2012-06-07

  • The Semantics and Metaphysics of Natural Kinds book cover

    The Semantics and Metaphysics of Natural Kinds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Beebee, Nigel Sabbarton-Leary

    Essentialism--roughly, the view that natural kinds have discrete essences, generating truths that are necessary but knowable only a posteriori--is an increasingly popular view in the metaphysics of science. At the same time, philosophers of language have been subjecting Kripke’s views about the…

    Paperback – 2012-04-20
    Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

  • Truth and Speech Acts: Studies in the Philosophy of Language book cover

    Truth and Speech Acts

    Studies in the Philosophy of Language, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk Greimann, Geo Siegwart

    Whereas the relationship between truth and propositional content has already been intensively investigated, there are only very few studies devoted to the task of illuminating the relationship between truth and illocutionary acts. This book fills that gap. This innovative collection addresses such…

    Paperback – 2012-04-17
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Introduction to Logical Theory book cover

    Introduction to Logical Theory

    1st Edition

    By P. F. Strawson

    First published in 1952, professor’s Strawson’s highly influential Introduction to Logical Theory provides a detailed examination of the relationship between the behaviour of words in common language and the behaviour of symbols in a logical system. He seeks to explain both the exact nature of the…

    Paperback – 2012-03-02

  • Semantic Externalism book cover

    Semantic Externalism

    1st Edition

    By Jesper Kallestrup

    Semantic externalism is the view that the meanings of referring terms, and the contents of beliefs that are expressed by those terms, are not fully determined by factors internal to the speaker but are instead bound up with the environment. The debate about semantic externalism is one of the most…

    Paperback – 2011-09-02
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • The Mystical in Wittgenstein's Early Writings book cover

    The Mystical in Wittgenstein's Early Writings

    1st Edition

    By James Atkinson

    The aim of this book is to consider what reasonably follows from the hypothesis that the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus can be interpreted from a mystical point of view. Atkinson intends to elucidate Wittgenstein’s thoughts on the mystical in his early writings as they pertain to a number of topics…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16
    Studies in Philosophy

  • Beyond The Tractatus Wars: The New Wittgenstein Debate book cover

    Beyond The Tractatus Wars

    The New Wittgenstein Debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rupert Read, Matthew A. Lavery

    Over fifteen years have passed since Cora Diamond and James Conant turned Wittgenstein scholarship upside down with the program of “resolute” reading, and ten years since this reading was crystallized in the major collection The New Wittgenstein. This approach remains at the center of the debate…

    Paperback – 2011-07-11

  • Challenging Moral Particularism book cover

    Challenging Moral Particularism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matjaž Potrc, Vojko Strahovnik, Mark Lance

    Particularism is a justly popular ‘cutting-edge’ topic in contemporary ethics across the world. Many moral philosophers do not, in fact, support particularism (instead defending "generalist" theories that rest on particular abstract moral principles), but nearly all would take it to be a position…

    Paperback – 2011-05-16
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Wittgenstein book cover


    1st Edition

    By William Child

    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) is considered by most philosophers - even those who do not share his views - to be the most influential philosopher of the 20th century. His contributions to the philosophy of language, mind, meaning and psychology - as well as to logic, mathematics and epistemology…

    Paperback – 2011-04-27
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Understanding Wittgenstein's Tractatus book cover

    Understanding Wittgenstein's Tractatus

    1st Edition

    By Pasquale Frascolla

    Understanding Wittgenstein's Tractatus provides an accessible and yet novel discussion of all the major themes of the Tractatus. The book starts by setting out the history and structure of the Tractatus. It then investigates the two main dimensions of the early Wittgenstein's thought,…

    Paperback – 2011-03-04

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