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.
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