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  1. The Devil in Modern Philosophy

    By Ernest Gellner

    The essays in this volume gather together Gellner's thinking on the connection between philosophy and life and they approach the topic from a number of directions: philosophy of morals, history of ideas, a discussion of individuals including R. G. Collingwood, Noam Chomsky, Piaget and Eysenck and...

    Published February 14th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Cause and Meaning in the Social Sciences

    By Ernest Gellner

    This volume focuses on key conceptual issues in the social sciences, such as Winch's idea of a social science, structuralism, Malinowski and Evans-Pritchard, and the concept of kinship. In particular it deals with such problems as the relationship of nature and culture, the relevance of concepts...

    Published February 27th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Words and Things

    An Examination of, and an Attack on, Linguistic Philosophy, A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology, 2nd Edition

    By Ernest Gellner

    Series: Routledge Classics

    When Ernest Gellner was his early thirties, he took it upon himself to challenge the prevailing philosophical orthodoxy of the day, Linguistic Philosophy. Finding a powerful ally in Bertrand Russell, who provided the foreword for this book, Gellner embarked on the project that was to put him on the...

    Published January 17th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Thought and Politics

    By Ernest Gellner

    Gellner's political philosophy in these volumes combines the down-to-earth realism of political sociology with a rational treatment of the normative issues of traditional political thought. In these essays Gellner strives to understand the religions of nationalism, communism and democracy,...

    Published March 26th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Ernest Gellner, Selected Philosophical Themes

    By Ernest Gellner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Ernest Gellner made major contributions in very diverse fields, notably philosophy and social anthropology. His attacks on the orthodoxies of his time made it difficult for him to be fully accepted into either of these academic communities, but that suited him well enough: he seemed to enjoy...

    Published March 26th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Ernest Gellner, Selected Philosophical Themes

    By Ernest Gellner

    Ernest Gellner made major contributions in very diverse fields, notably philosophy and social anthropology. His attacks on the orthodoxies of his time made it difficult for him to be fully accepted into either of these academic communities, but that suited him well enough: he seemed to enjoy...

    Published March 26th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Postmodernism, Reason and Religion

    By Ernest Gellner

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 5th 1992 by Routledge

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