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  • The Pragmatics Reader book cover

    The Pragmatics Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn Archer, Peter Grundy

    The Pragmatics Reader is the indispensable set of readings for all students studying Pragmatics at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Combining key classic texts with newer extracts covering current developments in contemporary Pragmatics, each reading has been carefully selected to…

    Paperback – 2011-03-02

  • Wittgenstein's Lasting Significance book cover

    Wittgenstein's Lasting Significance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Max Kölbel, Bernhard Weiss

    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) has exerted a more powerful influence on contemporary philosophy than any other twentieth-century thinker. But what is the nature of this influence and why has it proved so enduring?In Wittgenstein's Lasting Significance, twelve contemporary philosophers explore the…

    Paperback – 2010-12-09

  • The Deconstructive Turn (Routledge Revivals): Essays in the Rhetoric of Philosophy book cover

    The Deconstructive Turn (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in the Rhetoric of Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Norris

    What might be the outcome for philosophy if its texts were subjected to the powerful techniques of rhetorical close-reading developed by current deconstructionist literary critics? When first published in 1983, Christopher Norris’ book was the first to explore such questions in the context of…

    Paperback – 2010-11-24

  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Frege on Sense and Reference book cover

    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Frege on Sense and Reference

    1st Edition

    By Mark Textor

    Gottlob Frege (1848-1925) is considered the father of modern logic and one of the founding figures of analytic philosophy. He was first and foremost a mathematician, but his major works also made important contributions to the philosophy of language. Frege’s writings are difficult and deal with…

    Paperback – 2010-08-13
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

  • Beyond the Letter (Routledge Revivals): A Philosophical Inquiry into Ambiguity, Vagueness and Methaphor in Language book cover

    Beyond the Letter (Routledge Revivals)

    A Philosophical Inquiry into Ambiguity, Vagueness and Methaphor in Language, 1st Edition

    By Israel Scheffler

    Ambiguity, vagueness and metaphor are pervasive features of language, deserving of systematic study in their own right. Yet they have frequently been considered mere deviations from ideal language or obstacles to be avoided in the construction of scientific systems. First published in 1979, Beyond…

    Paperback – 2010-07-01

  • Philosophy and the Vision of Language book cover

    Philosophy and the Vision of Language

    1st Edition

    By Paul Livingston

    Philosophy and the Vision of Language explores the history and enduring significance of the twentieth-century turn to language as a specific object of investigation and resource for philosophical reflection. It traces the implications of the access to language in some of the most prominent projects…

    Paperback – 2010-06-07
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Reading Brandom: On Making It Explicit book cover

    Reading Brandom

    On Making It Explicit, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernhard Weiss, Jeremy Wanderer

    Robert Brandom’s Making It Explicit: Reasoning, Representing and Discursive Commitment is one of the most significant, talked about and daunting books published in philosophy in recent years. Featuring specially-commissioned chapters by leading international philosophers with replies by Brandom…

    Paperback – 2010-04-09

  • Wittgenstein at Work: Method in the Philosophical Investigations book cover

    Wittgenstein at Work

    Method in the Philosophical Investigations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erich Ammereller, Eugen Fischer

    The later Wittgenstein is notoriously hard to understand. His novel philosophical approach is the key to understanding his perplexing work. This volume assembles leading Wittgenstein scholars to come to grips with its least well understood aspect: the unfamiliar aims and method that shape…

    Paperback – 2010-04-01

  • Ineffability and Philosophy book cover

    Ineffability and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By André Kukla

    Presenting a fascinating analysis of the idea of what can't be said, this book ascertains whether the notion of there being a truth, or a state of affairs, or knowledge that can't be expressed linguistically is a coherent notion. The author distinguishes different senses in which it might…

    Paperback – 2010-04-01
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Quine book cover


    1st Edition

    By Peter Hylton

    Quine was one of the foremost philosophers of the Twentieth century. In this outstanding overview of Quine's philosophy, Peter Hylton shows why Quine is so important and how his philosophical naturalism has been so influential within analytic philosophy. Beginning with an overview of Quine's…

    Paperback – 2010-01-04
    Arguments of the Philosophers

  • Arguing About Language book cover

    Arguing About Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Darragh Byrne, Max Kolbel

    Arguing About Language presents a comprehensive selection of key readings on fundamental issues in the philosophy of language. It offers a fresh and exciting introduction to the subject, addressing both perennial problems and emerging topics. Classic readings from Frege, Russell, Kripke, Chomsky,…

    Paperback – 2009-12-21
    Arguing About Philosophy

  • Contest of Faculties (Routledge Revivals): Philosophy and Theory after Deconstruction book cover

    Contest of Faculties (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophy and Theory after Deconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Norris

    This Routledge Revival, first published in 1985, gives detailed attention to the bearing of literary theory on questions of truth, meaning and reference. On the one hand, deconstruction brings a vigilant awareness of the figural and narrative tropes that make up the discourse of philosophic reason.…

    Paperback – 2009-12-18

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