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Author Gutting, Gary

Title What philosophers know : case studies in recent analytic philosophy / Gary Gutting
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (viii, 253 pages)
Contents Part I : how does that go? : the limits of philosophical argument -- Quine's "Two dogmas" : argument or imagination? -- Argument and intuition in Kripke's Naming and necessity -- The rise and fall of counterexamples : Gettier, Goldman, and Lewis -- Reflection : pictures, intuitions, and philosophical knowledge -- Part II : arguments and convictions -- Turning the tables : Plantinga and the rise of philosophy of religion -- Materialism and compatibilism : two dogmas of analytic philosophy? -- Was there a Kuhnian revolution? : convictions in the philosophy of science -- Conviction and argument in Rawls' A theory of justice -- Part III : philosophical truth and knowledge -- Rorty against the world : philosophy, truth, and objectivity -- Philosophical knowledge : conclusions and an application
Summary Philosophy has never delivered on its promise to settle the great moral and religious questions of human existence, and even most philosophers conclude that it does not offer an established body of disciplinary knowledge. Gary Gutting challenges this view by examining detailed case studies of recent advances in the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-247) and index
Subject Analysis (Philosophy) -- Case studies
PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Analytic.
Analysis (Philosophy)
Analytische Philosophie
Analyse (philosophie) -- Cas, √Čtudes de.
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780511719561