Analytic Philosophy

QUINE. Naturalized Epistemology, Perceptual Knowledge and

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Vis-à-vis the meaning of life, most people judge various aspects of life, pre-philosophically, to be meaningful. Like Heidegger, Derrida attacks the traditional Western "metaphysics of presence" and its reduction of "being" to "substance" (entity). Synthese. "An International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science." Submission guidelines: Submissions should consist of a 350-500 word abstract and be suitable for blind review.
Philosophical Studies: An International Journal for

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It asks questions about the nature of morality, rather than the specifics of right and wrong. Editorial statement: PPR publishes articles in a wide range of areas including philosophy of mind, epistemology, ethics, metaphysics and philosophical history of philosophy. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921): Only scientific propositions have meaning; propositions about ethics, metaphysics, etc. are meaningless. For several years. of the subject’ (1992: ix). its fruitfulness and even legitimacy in the general philosophical community.
A Companion to W. V. O. Quine

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Should we imagine that twentieth-century France is the end result of a number of major causes in its past—the collapse of the Roman order in the territory, the military successes of Charlemagne, the occurrence of the French Revolution, and defeat in the Franco-Prussian War? He gradually came to the conclusion that all Western philosophy, beginning with Plato 's theory of suprasensible Forms, had conceived being and time as opposites, mutually exclusive of each other. Only the table of contents of the current issue is online.
What is Analytic Philosophy? by Hans-Johann Glock.

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Feinberg, Walter (1995). "The discourse of philosophy of education," in Wendy Kohli, ed., Critical Conversations in Philosophy of Education (New York: Routledge), 24-33. Here is a science fiction possibility discussed by philosophers: imagine that a human being (you can imagine this to be yourself) has been subjected to an operation by an evil scientist. The "double meaning" of texts reveals hidden ambiguities and "indeterminacies" of meaning underlying the text.
Methodology, Epistemology, and Philosophy of Science: Essays

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Joll, Nicholas (2009) ‘How Should Philosophy Be Clear? Illuminationism and the transcendent theosophy are regarded as two of the main philosophical traditions of that era in Persia. It offers an extensive and balanced analysis of the case for and against the various possible attributions of date and authorship of the Anonymous Commentary in relation to Gnosticism, Middle Platonism, and Neoplatonism and argues that on balance the case for a pre-Plotinian authorship is warranted. The page itself, surely, does not change its shape under different conditions of perception.
Metaphysics: Aristotelian, Scholastic, Analytic

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Contemporary German Philosophy and its Background. McTaggart's books, and enjoyed the privilege of his lectures and his personal influence. Before we discuss this directly, however, we must say a word about Gottlob Frege. Bloomington and Indianapolis: University of Indiana Press. No wonder educational discourse has occasionally been likened to Babel, for the differences in backgrounds and assumptions means that there is much mutual incomprehension. Both are seen as resulting from ‘the linguistic turn’ that philosophy took in giving rise to analytic philosophy.
THE PHILOSOPHY OF DISSENT: ANALYTIC OUTLINES OF SOME FREE

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He is understandably irritated at analytic philosophers, in particular, being disrespectful to him. National Academies of Science—issued a report, influenced by postpostivistic philosophy of science (NRC 2002), that argued that this criterion was far too narrow. This pushes out a great deal of b.s. and avoids the worst pitfalls of the Continental tradition. The Historical Turn in Analytic Philosophy, by Sean Morris. He offers a picture of a world in which the only realities, apart from God, are purely material substance with none but spatial characteristics, and pure thinking substances whose being essentially consists in the ability to grasp self-evident axioms and their deductive consequences.
Walter Benjamin: Self-Reference and Religiosity

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On this view, the sentence “Venus is the morning star” is logically equivalent to the complex statement “(i) There is a morning star, (ii) there is at most one morning star, and (iii) if anything is a morning star, then it is Venus.” Thus, “Venus is the morning star” is informative because it is equivalent to a complex statement that contains information about the morning star and its relation to Venus. The Upanisads, in addition to their philosophical content, have a number of sections that contain narratives and dialogues--a literary dimension largely ignored by the Indian philosophical tradition, as well as by modern scholars.
Problems in Philosophy

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In addition, there is at the end a section on anthologies, collections and reference works that do not fit nicely under the other headings. a. This tension is perhaps felt most acutely by contemporary post-modern philosophers of education, but it can be seen in much of the work of neo-Marxists, critical theorists, feminists, and Foucauldians as well: how to argue for and promote an emancipatory approach to education that does not itself fall into the habits of exclusionary language, authoritative (if not authoritarian) postures, and universalizing generalizations that are excoriated when detected in the work of others.
Moore and Wittgenstein: Scepticism, Certainty and Common

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Their theory was based on a synthesis between critical theory and social "practice" according to Marx's famous statement that appears as the eleventh of his "Theses on Feuerbach": "Philosophers have always interpreted the world, the point is to change it." Course notes, syllabus, materials and links available on-line: www.kaplanphilosophy.blogspot.com VIII. A rival approach, associated with Kant, champions the educational fostering of autonomy not on the basis of its contribution to human flourishing, but rather the obligation to treat students with respect as persons. (Scheffler 1973/1989, Siegel 1988) Still others urge the fostering of autonomy on the basis of students' fundamental interests, in ways that draw upon both Aristotelian and Kantian conceptual resources. (Brighouse 2006, 2009) How students should be helped to become autonomous or develop a conception of the good life and pursue it is of course not immediately obvious, and much philosophical ink has been spilled on the matter.