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  1. Logic, Form and Grammar

    By Peter Long

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    The notion of logical form and its applications are at the heart of some of the classical problems in philosophical logic and are the focus of Peter Long’s investigations in the three essays that comprise this volume. In the first, major, essay the concern is with the notion of logical form as it...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  2. 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 5th 2006 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Modernism and the Language of Philosophy

    By Anat Matar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Modernism can be characterised by the acute attention it gives to language, to its potential and its limitations. Philosophers, artists and literary critics working in the first third of the twentieth century emphasized language’s creative potential, but also stressed its inability to express...

    Published January 17th 2006 by Routledge

  5. 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 December 31st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Gottlob Frege

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Erich Reck

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

    Gottlob Frege (1848-1925) taught at the University of Jena for thirty years, and was scarcely known outside a small circle of professional mathematicians and philosophers. However, later in the twentieth century he came to be recognized as someone who, in demonstrating the affinity of logic with...

    Published December 6th 2005 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science

    By Jody Azzouni, Jody Azzouni

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science is a fascinating study of the bounds between science and language: in what sense, and of what, does science provide knowledge? Is science an instrument only distantly related to what's real? Can the language of science be used to adequately describe the...

    Published December 10th 2003 by Routledge

  9. 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 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy of Language and the Challenge to Scientific Realism

    By Christopher Norris

    Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism (Routledge Critical Realism)

    In this book Christopher Norris develops the case for scientific realism by tackling various adversary arguments from a range of anti-realist positions. Through a close critical reading he shows how they fail to make adequate sense on any rational, consistent, and scientifically-informed survey of...

    Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge