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Bloomsbury Companion to Analytic Philosophy (Reprint) (Paperback)

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Featuring chapters on the latest developments in fifteen core subjects in analytic philosophy,The Bloomsbury Companion to Analytic Philosophy is an essential guide for all those working in the field today. Introducing its history and looking ahead to new research directions, this companion brings together a team of internationally renowned philosophers to explore the major concepts, thinkers and areas of inquiry in the analytic tradition

With an extensive glossary, an annotated bibliography, a timeline of major events and publications, and a guide to further resources, this comprehensive companion is ideal for use on courses. Broken down into three parts, it covers:

The history of analytic philosophy, from Frege, Moore and Russell to Wittgenstein, the Vienna Circle and beyond the more recent work of four influential American philosophers: Quine, Davidson, Putnam and KripkeCurrent analytic philosophy in action in subjects such as philosophy of mind and language, moral and political philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology and the philosophy of science, mathematics, perception, free will and personal identityRecent trends and developments such as the rise of specialisation and science, self-consciousness and analytic metaphysics

Broaching the controversial question of what analytical philosophy is, explaining how it differs from Continental Philosophy and exploring the extent to which it in a state of crisis,The Bloomsbury Companion to Analytic Philosophy presents an authoritative introduction to the origins and future of Anglo-America's dominant philosophical tradition. Now available in paperback, this edition includes updated references and a chapter on Ethics and the problem of overdemandingnes.

Featuring chapters on the latest developments in fifteen core subjects in analytic philosophy,The Bloomsbury Companion to Analytic Philosophy is an essential guide for all those working in the field today.Introducing its history and looking ahead to new research directions, this companion brings together a team of internationally renowned philosophers to explore the major concepts, thinkers and areas of inquiry in the analytic tradition

With an extensive glossary, an annotated bibliography, a timeline of major events and publications, and a guide to further resources, this comprehensive companion is ideal for use on courses.Broken down into three parts, it covers:

? The history of analytic philosophy, from Frege, Moore and Russell to Wittgenstein, the Vienna Circle and beyond the more recent work of four influential American philosophers: Quine, Davidson, Putnam and Kripke
? Current analytic philosophy in action in subjects such as philosophy of mind and language, moral and political philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology and the philosophy of science, mathematics, perception, free will and personal identity
? Recent trends and developments such as the rise of specialisation and science, self-consciousness and analytic metaphysics

Broaching the controversial question of what analytical philosophy is, explaining how it differs from Continental Philosophy and exploring the extent to which it in a state of crisis,The Bloomsbury Companion to Analytic Philosophy presents an authoritative introduction to the origins and future of Anglo-America's dominant philosophical tradition. Now available in paperback, this edition includes updated references and a chapter on Ethics and the problem of overdemandingnes.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 675.0
Genre: Philosophy
Sub-Genre: Metaphysics, Epistemology
Series Title: Bloomsbury Companions
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Language: English
Street Date: October 22, 2015
TCIN: 23987036
UPC: 9781474236492
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-5243

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