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Analytical Philosophy in Comparative Perspective:

Analytical Philosophy in Comparative Perspective:

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Kripke does that precisely by propounding a new notion of necessity. (That said, some identify Ruth Barcan Marcus as the discoverer of the necessity at issue.) According to Kripke (1980), a truth T about X is necessary just when T holds in all possible worlds that contain X. It welcomes articles from professional philosophers. The Song Dynasty philosopher Zhou Dunyi is seen as the first true "pioneer" of Neo-Confucianism, using Daoist metaphysics as a framework for his ethical philosophy.

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Cognitive Integration: Mind and Cognition Unbounded

Cognitive Integration: Mind and Cognition Unbounded

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Of course, Analytic philosophers have essentially the same lineage. Carnap, Hempel, Reichenbach are represented [if sparsely]. Consequently. an absolute presupposition. Bennett, James O. “’The Meaning of Life’: A Qualitative Perspective.” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 14 (December 1984): 581-92. V. even if noticed. despite their being obvious.g. and downright interesting personalities) of the day: initially G. the fact that all these greats were presented by the TC as endorsing the analytic metaphilosophy could easily have given the false impression that it was already on solid ground.86 Analytic Philosophy Setting this fact against the early and mid twentieth-century analysts’ hope that looking to language would solve rather than create philosophical problems. later. requiring no further development.

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Practical Induction

Practical Induction

Elijah Millgram

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He goes so far as to trace ‘the events of world history in this [the twentieth] century’ to Seinsvergessenheit (Heidegger in Wolin 1993: 69). In a Nietzschean spirit, he coined the term power-knowledge to indicate the involvement of knowledge in the maintenance of power relations. Tim Crane’s Introduction to Philosophy is the perfect starting point for readers new to REP. Although metaphysics is not strictly expressible in any language, the attempt to say metaphysical things, if done in the right way, can show what it cannot coherently express.

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Natural Novelty: The Newness Manifest in Existence

Natural Novelty: The Newness Manifest in Existence

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As Phillips sees things, the job of the philosopher is not to investigate the "rationality" of belief in God but to elucidate its meaning. Her ideas are exceptionally well expressed. More Inquiring about God: Volume 1, Selected Essays by Nicholas Wolterstorff and Terence Cuneo (Cambridge University Press) This volume collects Nicholas Wolterstorff's essays on the philosophy of religion written over the last thirty-five years. A few sentences later the declaration is made, "1.13 The facts in logical space are the world."

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Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for

Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for

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There was a smattering of articles in fields like ethics, philosophy of religion and metaphysics. On the first criticism, see for instance Geuss 1981: 94f.) Habermas has been charged, also, with making Critical Theory uncritical. The idea that philosophy provides a set of tools, and that "doing philosophy of education" (as opposed to "having a philosophy of education") offers a more workmanlike self-conception of the philosopher, stands in sharp contrast with the idea of philosophy as a system-building endeavor.

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An Introduction to Analytic Philosophy

An Introduction to Analytic Philosophy

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It may be argued, then, that ordinary language philosophy is of a more sociological grounding, as it essentially focuses on the use of language within social contexts. Structuralism was an international trend in linguistics, literary theory, anthropology, political theory, and other disciplines. I wasn't sure that bit of philosophy got us anywhere. No invited reviews rejected, some occa sionally sent back for very minor revisions. But the very word ' schema ' might be thought to imply 'subject to analysis .' 1.

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Possible Worlds (Problems of Philosophy)

Possible Worlds (Problems of Philosophy)

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Analytic metaphysics also came into its own with the work of Saul Kripke, David Lewis, Nathan Salmon, Peter van Inwagen, P. Conference. "A Journal of Philosophy and Theory." Library of Congress. without prior permission All rights reserved.com © Aaron Preston 2007 © Aaron Preston 2007. Science and Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: Basic Works of Logical Empiricism. R. 164n. 31–3. 146. see also positivism his British sympathizers 142–3 conformism 131–2. 102. 39. 16. 6 Carré. 69. 44 Clarke. 35. 17 diversification in 12–15. 3.

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The Normativity of What We Care About: A Love-Based Theory

The Normativity of What We Care About: A Love-Based Theory

Katrien Schaubroeck

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Of the many philosophical schools of China, only Confucianism and Taoism existed after the Qin Dynasty suppressed any Chinese philosophy that was opposed to Legalism. This, combined with the fact that AP was initially presented by its practitioners as having a defining doctrine and was received as such by its adherents at large is the basis for the illusionist thesis. Pains and visual images, as well as countless other kinds of thought, possess a kind of subjectivity that cannot be captured in a purely scientific account, because scientific descriptions concern only the objective properties of natural phenomena.

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Dear Carnap, Dear Van: The Quine-Carnap Correspondence and

Dear Carnap, Dear Van: The Quine-Carnap Correspondence and

W. V. Quine, Rudolf Carnap

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Lewis, Morton White, and W. Merely to conjecture for a moment, a good definition will take speculative metaphysics to be speculation as to a transcendent reality, probably speculation of an aspirational character, certainly speculation that brings to mind the large metaphysicians of the past, mostly philosophical idealists. And so it is not very surprising to find, for example, a book such as Philosophers on Education.

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Beyond Analytic Philosophy: Doing Justice to What We Know

Beyond Analytic Philosophy: Doing Justice to What We Know

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