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Philosophical analysis in the twentieth century. Vol. 1 The dawn of analysis

Author: Scott Soames
Publisher: Princeton, NJ [u.a.] Princeton Univ. Press 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Repr., 1. paperback printView all editions and formats
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A history of analytic philosophy since 1900, this volume takes the story from 1900 to mid-century. Though no broad philosophical position achieved lasting dominance, it argues that two methodological  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Soames
ISBN: 0691115737 9780691115733 069112244X 9780691122441
OCLC Number: 254919834
Awards: Winner of Association of American Publishers Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Philosophy 2003 (United States)
Short-listed for Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles 2004 (United States)
Description: XIX, 411 S 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduction to the Two Volumes xi PART ONE: G. E. MOORE ON ETHICS, EPISTEMOLOGY, AND PHILOSOPHICAL ANALYSIS 1 CHAPTER 1 Common Sense and Philosophical Analysis 3 CHAPTER 2 Moore on Skepticism, Perception, and Knowledge 12 CHAPTER 3 Moore on Goodness and the Foundations of Ethics 34 CHAPTER 4 The Legacies and Lost Opportunities of Moore's Ethics 71 Suggested Further Reading 89 PART TWO: BERTRAND RUSSELL ON LOGICAL AND LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS 91 CHAPTER 5 Logical Form, Grammatical Form, and the Theory of Descriptions 93 CHAPTER 6 Logic and Mathematics: The Logicist Reduction 132 CHAPTER 7 Logical Constructions and the External World 165 CHAPTER 8 Russell's Logical Atomism 182 Suggested Further Reading 194 PART THREE: LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN'S TRACTATUS 195 CHAPTER 9 The Metaphysics of the Tractatus 197 CHAPTER 10 Meaning, Truth, and Logic in the Tractatus 214 CHAPTER 11 The Tractarian Test of Intelligibility and Its Consequences 234 Suggested Further Reading 254 PART FOUR: LOGICAL POSITIVISM, EMOTIVISM, AND ETHICS 255 CHAPTER 12 The Logical Positivists on Necessity and Apriori Knowledge 257 CHAPTER 13 The Rise and Fall of the Empiricist Criterion of Meaning 271 CHAPTER 14 Emotivism and Its Critics 300 CHAPTER 15 Normative Ethics in the Era of Emotivism: The Anticonsequentialism of Sir David Ross 320 Suggested Further Reading 346 PART FIVE: THE POST-POSITIVIST PERSPECTIVE OF THE EARLY W. V. QUINE 349 CHAPTER 16 The Analytic and the Synthetic, the Necessary and the Possible, the Apriori and the Aposteriori 351 CHAPTER 17 Meaning and Holistic Verificationism 378 Suggested Further Reading 406 Index 409
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