Central Works of Philosophy, Volume 5: The Twentieth Century: Quine and After
McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Jun 12, 2006 - Philosophy - 344 pages
Ranging over 2,500 years of philosophical writing, this five-volume collection of essays is an unrivalled companion to the study and reading of philosophy. Central Works of Philosophy provides both an overview of particular works and clear and authoritative expositions of their central ideas, giving readers the resources and confidence to read the works themselves. These books offer remarkable insights into the ideas out of which our present ways of thinking emerged and without which they cannot fully be understood.
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Quine and After Introduction
Word and Object
A Theory of Justice
Anarchy State and Utopia
Truth and Other Enigmas
Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
Essays on Actions and Events
Naming and Necessity
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action actual analytic argues argument basic beliefs calls Carnap causal Chapter Charles Taylor claims concepts Davidson descriptive metaphysics discussion distinction Donald Davidson Dummett epistemology ersatz worlds ersatzist Essays ethical example experience explain expression fact framework human idea identity ihid individual intuitions judgements justice as fairness Kant Kant’s kind knowledge Kripke Kripke’s language Lewis Lewis’s linguistic logical logical positivism mathematics McDowell meaning mental metaphysical realism metaphysics modal realism modern moral Nagel nature notion Nozick objective one’s ontological Oxford particular perspective philosophy position possible worlds predicates principles of justice problem propositional knowledge Putnam question Quine Quine’s rational Rawls Rawls’s reality reason reference rejects relation requires Richard Rorty role Rorty Rorty’s self-ownership sense sentences set theory social society Socrates sort Sources speaker statements Strawson suggests Taylor theory of justice things thought tion true truth truth-value understanding Williams