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  1. 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 April 1st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Ineffability and Philosophy

    By André Kukla

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    Presenting a fascinating analysis of the idea of what can't be said, this book ascertains whether the notion of there being a truth, or a state of affairs, or knowledge that can't be expressed linguistically is a coherent notion. The author distinguishes different senses in which it might...

    Published April 1st 2010 by Routledge

  3. Quine

    By Peter Hylton

    Series: Arguments of the Philosophers

    Quine was one of the foremost philosophers of the Twentieth century. In this outstanding overview of Quine's philosophy, Peter Hylton shows why Quine is so important and how his philosophical naturalism has been so influential within analytic philosophy. Beginning with an overview of Quine's...

    Published January 4th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Arguing About Language

    Edited by Darragh Byrne, Max Kolbel

    Series: Arguing About Philosophy

    Arguing About Language presents a comprehensive selection of key readings on fundamental issues in the philosophy of language. It offers a fresh and exciting introduction to the subject, addressing both perennial problems and emerging topics. Classic readings from Frege, Russell, Kripke, Chomsky,...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Contest of Faculties (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophy and Theory after Deconstruction

    By Christopher Norris

    This Routledge Revival, first published in 1985, gives detailed attention to the bearing of literary theory on questions of truth, meaning and reference. On the one hand, deconstruction brings a vigilant awareness of the figural and narrative tropes that make up the discourse of philosophic reason....

    Published December 18th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Linguistics of Laughter

    A Corpus-Assisted Study of Laughter-Talk

    By Alan Partington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The Linguistics of Laughter examines what speakers try to achieve by producing ‘laughter-talk’ (the talk preceding and eliciting an episode of laughter) and, by using abundant examples from language corpora, what hearers are signalling when they produce laughter. In particular, Alan Partington...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Fiction and Fictionalism

    By R. M. Sainsbury

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Are fictional characters such as Sherlock Holmes real? What can fiction tell us about the nature of truth and reality? In this excellent introduction to the problem of fictionalism R. M. Sainsbury covers the following key topics: what is fiction? realism about fictional objects, including the...

    Published August 13th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Analyticity

    By Cory Juhl, Eric Loomis

    Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    Analyticity, or the 'analytic/synthetic' distinction is one of the most important and controversial problems in contemporary philosophy. It is also essential to understanding many developments in logic, philosophy of language, epistemology and metaphysics. In this outstanding introduction to...

    Published August 7th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Collected Essays 1929 - 1968

    Collected Papers Volume 2

    By Gilbert Ryle

    Gilbert Ryle was one of the most important and yet misunderstood philosophers of the Twentieth Century. Long unavailable, Collected Essays 1929-1968: Collected Papers Volume 2 stands as testament to the astonishing breadth of Ryle’s philosophical concerns. This volume showcases Ryle’s...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy of Language

    Edited by A. P. Martinich

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    What do ‘meaning’ and ‘truth’ mean? And how are they situated in the concrete practices of linguistic communication? What is the relationship between words and the world? How—with words—can people do such varied things as marry, inaugurate a president, and declare a country’s independence? How is...

    Published November 14th 2008 by Routledge