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Analytic philosophy

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  1. [philosophy] A style of philosophy that came to dominate English-speaking countries in the 20th century.


"Analytic philosophy" is a book by Aaron Preston.

  • also known as "Analytic philosophy: the history of an illusion"


Analytic philosophy is a style of philosophy that came to dominate English-speaking countries in the 20th century. In the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Scandinavia, Australia, and New Zealand, the vast majority of university philosophy departments identify themselves as "analytic" departments.

  • also known as 分析哲學

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Google previewNorbert M. Samuelson: Reasoned Faith (2015)

by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Aaron W. Hughes

Analytic philosophy is a tool, whereas Jewish philosophy is a subject matter. So there's not a discipline called “Jewish philosophy,” and conversely, analytic philosophy is properly topic-neutral. Does it mean that any topic can be treated by the ...

Google previewThe Truth about Everything

by Matthew Stewart

Paradoxically, analytic philosophy is an activity which prizes clarity and self- knowledge, but which, aside from this general affirmation of its values and the appropriate behaviors, can offer no consensus on its own aims, methods, and results.

Google previewPhilosophical Analysis in the Twentieth Century, Volume 1 (2009)

The Dawn of Analysis by Scott Soames

Analytic philosophy is a trail of influence. Although there are no fixed doctrines throughout the history of an- alytic philosophy, there are certain underlying themes or tendencies that characterize it. The most important of these involve the way ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of Western Philosophy and Philosophers (1991)

by J. O. Urmson

Analytic Philosophy. Analytic philosophy is ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of Western Philosophy (2004)

by Jonathan Rée, J.O. Urmson

Analytic Philosophy 'Analytic philosophy' is a name for the dominant tradition in academic philosophy in the English-speaking world. It is difficult to define it precisely in terms of characteristic concerns or doctrines. The questions it ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy (2014)

by D. C. Phillips

The two traditions came to be known as “Continental philosophy” and “analytic philosophy” (or “AngloAmerican analytic philosophy”), respectively; and the gulf between them, marked by indifference if not disdain, together with mutual ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopedia of Continental Philosophy (1999)

by Simon Glendinning

Analytic philosophy did not begin as a distinctive tradition until the beginning of the twentieth century, with the work of Moore and Russell; and even then, they did not regard themselves as working in a very different tradition from what was later ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Studies (2012)

by Helmut K. Anheier, Mark Juergensmeyer

Analytic Philosophy and Idealism Analytic philosophy shares with Marxism an interest in scientific rigor and in realism (or materialism), as well as in the conviction that realism (or materialism) and idealism are incompatible, and hence cannot ...

Google previewPocket Dictionary of Apologetics & Philosophy of Religion (2010)

300 Terms & Thinkers Clearly & Concisely Defined by C. Stephen Evans

analytic philosophy 10 the Scriptures should be interpreted in terms of the "rule of faith" — the teachings of the church as embedded in the creeds. For Martin " Luther, the analogy of faith was linked to the person of Christ — specifically, all of ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (2016)

by Simon Blackburn

But *analytic philosophy, as practised by *Russell, the early *Wittgenstein, and * Moore, took the successes of logic at the beginning of the 20th century to open the way to a general programme, in which the meaning or *truth conditions of ...

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