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Truth by analysis : games, names, and philosophy

Author: Colin McGinn
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this study of the nature of philosophy, Colin McGinn shows us how philosophy can maintain its connection to the past while looking forward to a bright future.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin McGinn
ISBN: 0199856141 9780199856145
OCLC Number: 779993896
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface ; 1. Philosophy and Analysis ; 2. Definition and Family Resemblance ; 3. Sufficiency and Circularity ; 4. The Paradox of Analysis ; 5. Psychologism and the Linguistic Turn ; 6. The Analytic-Synthetic Distinction ; 7. The Whole of Philosophy ; 8. The Sense of Names ; 9. Naturalism and Philosophical Method ; 10. Philosophy as Play ; 11. The Possibility of Ontology ; 12. The Concept of Instantiation ; Bibliography
Responsibility: Colin McGinn.

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an exciting book ... elegantly written * Richard Baron, Philosophy Now * McGinn's thesis is big, bold, and controversial. Even those who are dubious will find a lot to admire in his clearly written Read more...

 
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