The Dialogue of Reason: An Analysis of Analytical Philosophy

The Dialogue of Reason: An Analysis of Analytical Philosophy

by J. Jonathan Cohen, L. Jonathan Cohen
     
 

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Jonathan Cohen's book provides a lucid and penetrating treatment of the fundamental issues of contemporary analytical philosophy. This field now spans a greater variety of topics and divergence of opinion than fifty years ago, and Cohen's book addresses the presuppositions implicit to it and the patterns of reasoning on which it relies.  See more details below

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Jonathan Cohen's book provides a lucid and penetrating treatment of the fundamental issues of contemporary analytical philosophy. This field now spans a greater variety of topics and divergence of opinion than fifty years ago, and Cohen's book addresses the presuppositions implicit to it and the patterns of reasoning on which it relies.

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"Insightful, well argued, clear, and informative....Cohen has developed a coherent, defensible, and versatile characterization of analytical philosophy."--The Philosophical Review

"A very good book, an up-to-date account of what occurred and is occurring in analytical philosophy."--International Studies in Philosophy

"Cohen offers an interesting account of philosophy as the attempt to systematize and organize one's intuitions."--Times Literary Supplement

"Refreshing and closely-reasoned...he does 'analysis' with intelligence, originality, rare ratiocinate energy and intensity, and considerable interdisciplinary relevance."--Review of Metaphysics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198249054
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1986
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile:
1620L (what's this?)

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The Queen's College, Oxford

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