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  1. The Philosophy of Curiosity

    By Ilhan Inan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this book, Ilhan Inan questions the classical definition of curiosity as a desire to know. Working in an area where epistemology and philosophy of language overlap, Inan forges a link between our ability to become aware of our ignorance and our linguistic aptitude to construct terms referring to...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Semantic Externalism

    By Jesper Kallestrup

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Semantic externalism is the view that the meanings of referring terms, and the contents of beliefs that are expressed by those terms, are not fully determined by factors internal to the speaker but are instead bound up with the environment. The debate about semantic externalism is one of the most...

    Published September 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Mystical in Wittgenstein's Early Writings

    By James Atkinson

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The aim of this book is to consider what reasonably follows from the hypothesis that the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus can be interpreted from a mystical point of view. Atkinson intends to elucidate Wittgenstein’s thoughts on the mystical in his early writings as they pertain to a number of topics...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Beyond The Tractatus Wars

    The New Wittgenstein Debate

    Edited by Rupert Read, Matthew A. Lavery

    Over fifteen years have passed since Cora Diamond and James Conant turned Wittgenstein scholarship upside down with the program of “resolute” reading, and ten years since this reading was crystallized in the major collection The New Wittgenstein. This approach remains at the center of the debate...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Challenging Moral Particularism

    Edited by Matjaž Potrc, Vojko Strahovnik, Mark Lance

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Particularism is a justly popular ‘cutting-edge’ topic in contemporary ethics across the world. Many moral philosophers do not, in fact, support particularism (instead defending "generalist" theories that rest on particular abstract moral principles), but nearly all would take it to be a position...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Wittgenstein

    By William Child

    Series: The Routledge Philosophers

    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) is considered by most philosophers - even those who do not share his views - to be the most influential philosopher of the 20th century. His contributions to the philosophy of language, mind, meaning and psychology - as well as to logic, mathematics and epistemology...

    Published April 26th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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