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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science

    By 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. The Rule of Metaphor

    The Creation of Meaning in Language, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Ricoeur

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Paul Ricoeur is widely regarded as one of the most distinguished philosophers of our time. In The Rule of Metaphor he seeks 'to show how language can extend itself to its very limits, forever discovering new resonances within itself'. Recognizing the fundamental power of language in...

    Published August 20th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Wittgenstein, Mind and Meaning

    Towards a Social Conception of Mind

    By Meredith Williams

    Wittgenstein, Mind and Meaning offers a provocative re-reading of Wittgenstein's later writings on language and mind, and explores the tensions between Wittgenstein's ideas and contemporary cognitivist conceptions of the mental. This book addresses both Wittgenstein's later works as well as...

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Speech and Theology

    Language and the Logic of Incarnation

    By James K.A. Smith

    Series: Routledge Radical Orthodoxy

    God is infinite, but language finite; thus speech would seem to condemn Him to finitude. In speaking of God, would the theologian violate divine transcendence by reducing God to immanence, or choose, rather, to remain silent? At stake in this argument is a core problem of the conditions of divine...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind
    By Various
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  2. Matter, Mind and Meaning
    By Whately Carington
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  3. Brain and Mind: Modern Concepts of the Nature of Mind
    Edited by J. R. Smythies
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  4. The Mind and the Soul: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind
    By Jenny Teichman
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  5. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind
    By Kenneth Sayre
    To Be Published October 29th 2014

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