A Companion to Analytic Philosophy

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A. P. Martinich, E. David Sosa
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Philosophy - 512 pages
A Companion to Analytic Philosophy is a comprehensive guide to many significant analytic philosophers and concepts of the last hundred years.

  • Provides a comprehensive guide to many of the most significant analytic philosophers of the last one hundred years.
  • Offers clear and extensive analysis of profound concepts such as truth, goodness, knowledge, and beauty.
  • Written by some of the most distinguished philosophers alive, some of whom have entries in the book devoted to them.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Gottlob Frege 18481925
6
2 Bertrand Russell 18721970
21
3 G E Moore 18731958
45
4 C D Broad 18871971
57
5 Ludwig Wittgenstein 18891951
68
6 Rudolf Carnap 18911970
94
7 Karl Popper 19021994
110
21 G H von Wright 1916
274
22 Roderick Chisholm 19161999
281
23 Donald Davidson 1917
296
24 G E M Anscombe 19192001
315
25 R M Hare 1919
326
26 P F Strawson 1919
334
27 Philippa Foot 1920
350
28 Ruth Barcan Marcus 1921
357

8 Gilbert Ryle 19001976
117
9 Alfred Tarski 19011983 Alonzo Church 19031995 and Kurt Gödel 19061978
124
10 Frank P Ramsey 19031930
139
11 Carl G Hempel 19051997
148
12 Nelson Goodman 19061998
160
13 H L A Hart 19071992
169
14 Charles L Stevenson 19081979
175
15 W V Quine 19082000
181
16 A J Ayer 19101989
205
17 J L Austin 19111960
218
18 Norman Malcolm 19111990
231
19 Wilfrid Sellars 19121989
239
20 H P Grice 19131988
254
29 John Rawls 1921
361
30 Thomas S Kuhn 19221996
371
31 Michael Dummett 1925
378
32 Hilary Putnam 1926
393
33 David M Armstrong 1926
413
34 Noam Chomsky 1928
419
35 Richard Rorty 1931
428
36 John R Searle 1932
434
37 Jerry Fodor 1935
451
38 Saul Kripke 1940
466
39 David Lewis 1941
478
Index
489
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A. P. Martinich is Roy Allison Vaughan Centennial Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin.

David Sosa is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the co-editor, with A. P. Martinich, of the companion volume Analytic Philosophy: An Anthology (Blackwell, 2002).

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