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Title The Oxford handbook of the history of analytic philosophy / edited by Michael Beaney
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013

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Contents Introduction : analytic philosophy and its historiography -- ch. 1. What is analytic philosophy? / Michael Beaney -- ch. 2. The historiography of analytic philosophy / Michael Beaney -- ch. 3. Chronology of analytic philosophy and its historiography / Michael Beaney -- ch. 4. Bibliography and analytic philosophy and its historiography / Michael Beaney -- Part I. The origins of analytic philosophy -- ch. 5. Bolzano's anti-Kantianism : from a priori cognitions to conceptual truths / Mark Textor -- ch. 6. Time, norms, and structure in nineteenth-century philosophy of science / David Hyder -- ch. 7. Frege and the German background to analytic philosophy / Gottfried Gabriel -- ch. 8. Analytic philosophy, the analytic school, and British philosophy / John Skorupski -- ch. 9. The mathematical and logical background to analytic philosophy / Jamie Tappenden -- ch. 10. Gottlob Frege : some forms of influence / Tyler Burge -- ch. 11. Russell and Moore's revolt against British idealism / Nicholas Griffin -- ch. 12. Russell's theory of descriptions and the idea of logical construction / Bernard Linsky -- ch. 13. G.E. Moore and the Cambridge School of Analysis / Thomas Baldwin -- ch. 14. The whole meaning of a book of nonsense : reading Wittgenstein's Tractatus / Michael Kremer -- Part II. The development of analytic philosophy -- ch. 15. Oxford realism / Charles Travis and Mark Kalderon -- ch. 16. Early logical empiricism and its reception : the case of the Vienna Circle / Thomas Uebel -- ch. 17. Developments in logic : Carnap, Godel, and Tarski / Erich H. Reck -- ch. 18. Wittgenstein's later philosophy / Hans-Johann Glock -- ch. 19. Quine, Kripke, and Putnam / Maria Baghramian and Andrew Jorgensen -- ch. 20. The myth of logical behaviourism and the origins of the idenity theory / Sean Crawford -- ch. 21. The development of theories on meaning : from Frege to McDowell and beyond / Alexander Miller -- ch. 22. Reasons, actions, and the will : the fall and rise of causalism / Stewart Candlish and Nic Damnjanovic -- ch. 23. Metaphysics in analytic philosophy / Peter Simons -- ch. 24. Meta-ethics in the twentieth century / Jonathan Dancy -- ch. 25. Normative ethical theory in the twentieth century / Julia Driver -- ch. 26. Analytic aesthetics / Peter Lamarque -- ch. 27. Analytic political philosophy / Jonathan Wolff -- Part III. Themes in the history of analytic philosophy -- ch. 28. The function is unsaturated / Richard G. Heck, Jr. and Robert May -- ch. 29. When logical atomism met the Theaetetus : Ryle on naming and saying / Richard Gaskin -- ch. 30. Reading the Tractatus with G.E.M. Anscombe / Cora Diamond -- ch. 31. Ideas of a logically perfect language in analytic philosophy / Peter Hylton -- ch. 32. The linguistic turn in analytic philosophy / P.M.S. Hacker -- ch. 33. Perception and sense-data / Gary Hatfield -- ch. 34. Scepticism and knowledge : Moore's proof of an external world / Annalisa Coliva -- ch. 35. The varieties of rigorous experience / Juliet Floyd -- ch. 36. Modality / Sanford Shieh -- ch. 37. Inferentialism and normativity / Jaroslav Peregrin-- ch. 38. Pragmatism and analytic philosophy / Cheryl Misak -- ch. 39. The role of phenomenology in analytic philosophy / David Woodruff Smith
Summary The main stream of academic philosophy, in Anglophone countries and increasingly worldwide, is identified by the name 'analytic'. The study of its history, from the 19th century to the late 20th, has boomed in recent years. These specially commissioned essays by forty leading scholars constitute the most comprehensive book on the subject
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Analysis (Philosophy) -- History
Analysis (Philosophy)
Analytische filosofie.
Genre/Form History
Handboeken (vorm)
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Form Electronic book
Author Beaney, Michael, editor
ISBN 9780191749780
0191749788
Other Titles History of analytic philosophy