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Definition of the noun Metaphilosophy

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  1. [philosophy] The study of the subject and matter, methods and aims of philosophy.


  1. Metaphilosophy is ‘the investigation of the nature of philosophy.’ Its subject matter includes the aims of philosophy, the boundaries of philosophy, and its methods. It is considered by some to be a subject apart from philosophy, while others see it as automatically a part of philosophy, and still others see it as a combination of these subjects. The interest in metaphilosophy led to the establishment of the journal Metaphilosophy in January 1970.
    • also known as 元哲学
  2. Metaphilosophy is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering metaphilosophy. It is abstracted and indexed by PhilPapers and the Philosopher's Index.

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Google previewThe Philosophy of Hilary Putnam (2015)

by Randall Auxier, Douglas Anderson, Lewis Hahn

Putnam's creative interpretation of Wittgenstein's metaphilosophy is a fascinating and gallant attempt to move Wittgenstein closer to Dewey ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of Western Philosophy (2004)

by Jonathan Rée, J.O. Urmson

Metaphilosophy is theory about the nature of philosophy. MetaphorARISTOTLEspoke oftheuseofmetaphor asa 'signof genius'.Hisown definition, in the Poetics, is a useful starting point: 'the application to one thing of a name ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Index (1998)

by Edward Craig

Mulla Sadra' s metaphilosophy was based on existence as the sole constituent of reality, and rejected any role for quiddities or essences in the external world Existence was for him at once a single unity and an internally articulated dynamic ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (2016)

by Simon Blackburn

of words mereological sum mereology merit MerleauPonty, Maurice Mersenne, Marin metaethics metahistory metalanguage metalogic metamathematics metamerism metaphilosophy metaphor metaphysics metempsychosis method method ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Philosophy (2009)

by Michael Proudfoot, A.R. Lacey

', Metaphilosophy, 2002.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Law and Society (2007)

American and Global Perspectives by David S. Clark

Metaphilosophy 31:469– 91.

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

< metaphilosophy epiphysis s Epiphyse f (nat) —-) pineal gland epistemic ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Kierkegaard's Philosophy (2000)

by Julia Watkin

Durfee: Metaphilosophy in the Shadow of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change (2008)

by S. George Philander

Researchers study gender research, history of philosophical ideas, metaphilosophy, philosophy and history of science, philosophy of social sciences , practical ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy (2014)

by Duncan Richter

Wittgenstein's Metaphilosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Hota, Sabita Rani. Philosophy in Linguistic Perspectives: (Study in the Philosophy of Wittgenstein, Ryle and Austin). Meerut, India: Anu Books, 2002. Hubík, Stanislav.

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