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  1. Understanding Wittgenstein's Tractatus

    By Pasquale Frascolla

    Understanding Wittgenstein's Tractatus provides an accessible and yet novel discussion of all the major themes of the Tractatus. The book starts by setting out the history and structure of the Tractatus. It then investigates the two main dimensions of the early Wittgenstein's thought,...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Pragmatics Reader

    Edited by Dawn Archer, Peter Grundy

    The Pragmatics Reader is the indispensable set of readings for all students studying Pragmatics at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Combining key classic texts with newer extracts covering current developments in contemporary Pragmatics, each reading has been carefully selected to...

    Published March 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Wittgenstein's Lasting Significance

    Edited by Max Kölbel, Bernhard Weiss

    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) has exerted a more powerful influence on contemporary philosophy than any other twentieth-century thinker. But what is the nature of this influence and why has it proved so enduring?In Wittgenstein's Lasting Significance, twelve contemporary philosophers explore the...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Deconstructive Turn (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in the Rhetoric of Philosophy

    By Christopher Norris

    What might be the outcome for philosophy if its texts were subjected to the powerful techniques of rhetorical close-reading developed by current deconstructionist literary critics? When first published in 1983, Christopher Norris’ book was the first to explore such questions in the context of...

    Published November 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Frege on Sense and Reference

    By Mark Textor

    Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

    Gottlob Frege (1848-1925) is considered the father of modern logic and one of the founding figures of analytic philosophy. He was first and foremost a mathematician, but his major works also made important contributions to the philosophy of language. Frege’s writings are difficult and deal with...

    Published August 12th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Objectivity and the Language-Dependence of Thought

    A Transcendental Defence of Universal Lingualism

    By Christian Barth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Does thought depend on language? Primarily as a consequence of the cognitive turn in empirical disciplines like psychology and ethology, many current empirical researchers and empirically minded philosophers tend to answer this question in the negative. This book rejects this mainstream view and...

    Published July 28th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Beyond the Letter (Routledge Revivals)

    A Philosophical Inquiry into Ambiguity, Vagueness and Methaphor in Language

    By Israel Scheffler

    Ambiguity, vagueness and metaphor are pervasive features of language, deserving of systematic study in their own right. Yet they have frequently been considered mere deviations from ideal language or obstacles to be avoided in the construction of scientific systems. First published in 1979, Beyond...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy and the Vision of Language

    By Paul Livingston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Philosophy and the Vision of Language explores the history and enduring significance of the twentieth-century turn to language as a specific object of investigation and resource for philosophical reflection. It traces the implications of the access to language in some of the most prominent projects...

    Published June 6th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Reading Brandom

    On Making It Explicit

    Edited by Bernhard Weiss, Jeremy Wanderer

    Robert Brandom’s Making It Explicit: Reasoning, Representing and Discursive Commitment is one of the most significant, talked about and daunting books published in philosophy in recent years. Featuring specially-commissioned chapters by leading international philosophers with replies by Brandom...

    Published April 8th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Wittgenstein at Work

    Method in the Philosophical Investigations

    Edited by Erich Ammereller, Eugen Fischer

    The later Wittgenstein is notoriously hard to understand. His novel philosophical approach is the key to understanding his perplexing work. This volume assembles leading Wittgenstein scholars to come to grips with its least well understood aspect: the unfamiliar aims and method that shape...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge