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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 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 belonging to another'. Although it blurs the finer rhetorical discriminations (metonymy, synecdocheand catachresis),this definition nevertheless highlightsthe central philosophicalquestion about metaphor, namely: howisitpossible to apply terms ...

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 of doubt methodological holism methodological.

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Philosophy (2009)

by Michael Proudfoot, A.R. Lacey

', Metaphilosophy, 2002.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Kierkegaard's Philosophy (2000)

by Julia Watkin

Durfee: Metaphilosophy in the Shadow of Kierkegaard; William Kerrigan: Superego in Kierkegaard, Existence in Freud; Bruce H. Kirmmse: Psychology and Society: The Social Falsification of the Self in The Sickness unto Death; Louis H. Mackey: A Ram in the Afternoon: Kierkegaard's ...

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 ...

Google previewAmerican Philosophy: An Encyclopedia (2008)

by John Lachs, Robert B. Talisse

Mead, George Herbert Meaning Meditation Meliorism Metaphilosophy Metaphor Metaphysics Miller, JohnWilliam Miller, Perry Mills, C.Wright Mind Minddust Montague, William Pepperell Morality Mumford,Lewis Münsterberg, Hugo Murphey, Murray Murphy, Arthur E. Mysticism Myth oftheGiven N Nagel, Logic: deduction ...

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 s epistemisch (epi) < epistemological epistemic attitude s erkenntnistheoretische (Grund)Einstellung f (epi) < basic attitude, fundamental attitude epistemic circularity s epistemische Zirkularität f (epi) epistemic coincidence s epistemischer Zufall m (epi) —-t epistemic luck epistemic justification s ...

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