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The spell of linguistic philosophy

Author: Janet HoenigTony TyleyBryan MageeBernard WilliamsBritish Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: [Princeton, N.J.] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; [New York] : Distributed under license from BBC Worldwide Americas, 1997.
Series: Modern philosophy.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bernard Williams discusses linguistic philosophy-- an off-shoot of logical positivism-- which argues that sentences can have no meaning beyond that which humans give them because language is a human invention.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Hoenig; Tony Tyley; Bryan Magee; Bernard Williams; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Education & Training.; Films for the Humanities (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
OCLC Number: 38404132
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1976.
Performer(s): Interviewer, Bryan Magee ; interviewee, Bernard Williams.
Description: 1 videocassette (46 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Modern philosophy.
Responsibility: [a BBC production] ; BBC Education & Training ; a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; presented by Janet Hoenig ; directed by Tony Tyley ; series prepared by Bryan Magee.

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Bernard Williams discusses linguistic philosophy-- an off-shoot of logical positivism-- which argues that sentences can have no meaning beyond that which humans give them because language is a human invention.

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