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Overview

A Companion to Analytic Philosophy is a comprehensive guide to many significant analytic philosophers and concepts of the last hundred years.

  • Provides a comprehensive guide to many of the most significant analytic philosophers of the last one hundred years.
  • Offers clear and extensive analysis of profound concepts such as truth, goodness, knowledge, and beauty.
  • Written by some of the most distinguished philosophers alive, some of whom have entries in the book devoted to them.
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This is an excellent resource for courses in analytic philosophy as well as for readers who want an overview of twentieth-century Anglo-American philosophy. Few books introduce readers to the entire field, and none do so as thoroughly and effectively as this one."
Daniel Bonevac, University of Texas at Austin

As the twentieth century has come to an end, a book that does the service of summarizing the views of major philosophers in the analytic tradition is greatly needed. This book gives a comprehensive coverage of all major analytic philosophers and reflects a joint effort by distinguished philosophers in the field. It will thus stand out as the standard text on analytic philosophy.
JeeLoo Liu, State University of New York at Geneseo

"This attractive volume is a superb resource for anyone interested in analytic philosophy and is a worthy addition to the excellent "Blackwell Companions to Philosophy" series."
D. Haugen, Choice, January 2002

"The essays are of a uniformly high quality, some even gems of exposition, and of a uniform style, sticking to discussion of issues and views at a common level of detail..."
Journal of the History of Philosophy 2003

"This attractive volume is a superb resource for anyone interested in analytic philosophy."
Choice

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405133463
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/31/2005
  • Series: Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Series, #58
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 508
  • Sales rank: 1,286,958
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.72 (h) x 1.51 (d)

Meet the Author

A. P. Martinich is Roy Allison Vaughan Centennial Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin.

David Sosa is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the co-editor, with A. P. Martinich, of the companion volume Analytic Philosophy: An Anthology (Blackwell, 2002).

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors viii

Introduction 1
A. P. MARTINICH

1 Gottlob Frege (1848–1925) 6
MICHAEL DUMMETT

2 Bertrand Russell (1872–1970) 21
THOMAS BALDWIN

3 G. E. Moore (1873–1958) 45
ERNEST SOSA

4 C. D. Broad (1887–1971) 57
JAMES VAN CLEVE

5 Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951) 68
P. M. S. HACKER

6 Rudolf Carnap (1891–1970) 94
SAHOTRA SARKAR

7 Karl Popper (1892–1994) 110
W. H. NEWTON-SMITH

8 Gilbert Ryle (1900–1976) 117
AVRUM STROLL

9 Alfred Tarski (1902–1983), Alonzo Church (1903–1995), and Kurt Gödel (1906–1978) 124
C. ANTHONY ANDERSON

10 Frank P. Ramsey (1903–1930) 139
BRAD ARMENDT

11 Carl G. Hempel (1905–1997) 148
PHILIP KITCHER

12 Nelson Goodman (1906–1998) 160
ISRAEL SCHEFFLER

13 H. L. A. Hart (1907–1992) 169
SCOTT SHAPIRO

14 Charles Stevenson (1908–1979) 175
JAMES DREIER

15 W. V. Quine (1908–2000) 181
PETER HYLTON

16 A. J. Ayer (1910–1989) 205
T. L. S. SPRIGGE

17 J. L. Austin (1911–1960) 218
JOHN R. SEARLE

18 Norman Malcolm (1911–1990) 231
CARL GINET

19 Wilfrid Sellars (1912–1989) 239
JAY F. ROSENBERG

20 H. P. Grice (1913–1988) 254
STEPHEN NEALE

21 G. H. von Wright (1916– ) 274
FREDERICK STOUTLAND

22 Roderick Chisholm (1916–1999) 281
RICHARD FOLEY AND DEAN ZIMMERMAN

23 Donald Davidson (1917– ) 296
ERNEST LEPORE

24 G. E. M. Anscombe (1919–2001) 315
ANSELM MÜLLER

25 R. M. Hare (1919– ) 326
WALTER SINNOTT-ARMSTRONG

26 P. F. Strawson (1919– ) 334
P. F. SNOWDON

27 Philippa Foot (1920– ) 350
GAVIN LAWRENCE

28 Ruth Barcan Marcus (1921– ) 357
MAX CRESSWELL

29 John Rawls (1921– ) 361
NORMAN DANIELS

30 Thomas S. Kuhn (1922–1996) 371
RICHARD GRANDY

31 Michael Dummett (1925– ) 378
ALEXANDER MILLER

32 Hilary Putnam (1926– ) 393
JOHN HEIL

33 David M. Armstong (1926– ) 413
FRANK JACKSON

34 Noam Chomsky (1928– ) 419
PETER LUDLOW

35 Richard Rorty (1931– ) 428
MICHAEL WILLIAMS

36 John R. Searle (1932– ) 434
A. P. MARTINICH

37 Jerry Fodor (1935– ) 451
GEORGES REY

38 Saul Kripke (1940– ) 466
DAVID SOSA

39 David Lewis (1941– ) 478
ROBERT STALNAKER

Index 489

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