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Ethical and Religious Thought in Analytic Philosophy of Language - Smith, Quentin
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This book is the first to provide a critical history of analytic philosophy from its inception in the late nineteenth century to the present day. Quentin Smith focuses on the connections between the four leading movements in analytic philosophy--logical realism, logical positivism, ordinary language analysis, and linguistic essentialism--and corresponding twentieth-century theories of ethics and of religion. Through a critical evaluation of each school's theoretical positions, Smith counters the widespread view of analytic ...

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Ethical and Religious Thought in Analytic Philosophy of Language 1998, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300062120

Hardcover