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  1. Hilary Putnam

    Pragmatism and Realism

    Edited by James Conant, Ursula M. Zeglen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    One of the most influential contemporary philosophers, Hilary Putnam's involvement in philosophy spans philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ontology and epistemology and logic.This specially commissioned collection discusses his contribution to the realist and pragmatist debate. Hilary...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Grammar in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    Edited by Richard Gaskin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    This book is a systematic and historical exploration of the philosophical significance of grammar. In the first half of the twentieth century, and in particular in the writings of Frege, Husserl, Russell, Carnap and Wittgenstein, there was sustained philosophical reflection on the nature of grammar...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Donald Davidson

    Truth, Meaning and Knowledge

    Edited by Ursula M. Zeglen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Donald Davidson has made enormous contributions to the philosophy of action, epistemology, semantics and philosophy of mind and today is recognized as one of the most important analytical philosophers of the late twentieth century.Donald Davidson: Truth, Meaning and Knowledge addresses* Davidson's...

    Published January 1st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Wittgenstein and Levinas

    Ethical and Religious Thought

    By Bob Plant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Wittgenstein and Levinas examines the oft-neglected relationship between the philosophies of two of the most important and notoriously difficult thinkers of the twentieth century. By bringing the work of each philosopher to bear upon the other, Plant navigates between the antagonistic intellectual...

    Published February 17th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Philosophy and Ordinary Language

    The Bent and Genius of our Tongue, 2nd Edition

    By Oswald Hanfling

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    What is philosophy about and what are its methods? Philosophy and Ordinary Language is a defence of the view that philosophy is largely about questions of language, which to a large extent means ordinary language. Some people argue that if philosophy is about ordinary language, then it is...

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Logic of Liberal Rights

    A Study in the Formal Analysis of Legal Discourse

    By Eric Heinze

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    The Logic of Liberal Rights uses basic logic to develop a model of argument presupposed in all disputes about civil rights and liberties. No prior training in logic is required, as each step is explained. This analysis does not merely apply general logic to legal arguments but is also specifically...

    Published June 19th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reason

    A Critical Interpretation of Peter Winch's Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    By Berel Dov Lerner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    This book offers a systematic and critical discussion of Peter Winch's writings on the philosophy of the social sciences. The author points to Winch's tendency to over-emphasize the importance of language and communication, and his insufficient attention to the role of practical, technological...

    Published August 30th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy and Ordinary Language

    The Bent and Genius of our Tongue

    By Oswald Hanfling

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    What is philosophy about and what are its methods? Philosophy and Ordinary Language is a defence of the view that philosophy is largely about questions of language, which to a large extent means ordinary language. Some people argue that if philosophy is about ordinary language, then it is...

    Published December 16th 1999 by Routledge