The Russellian Origins of Analytical Philosophy: Bertrand Russell and the Unity of the Proposition

The Russellian Origins of Analytical Philosophy: Bertrand Russell and the Unity of the Proposition

by Graham Stevens
     
 

This monograph reappraises the role of Bertrand Russell's philosophical works in establishing the analytical tradition in philosophy. It's main aims are to:

* improve our understanding of the history of analytical philosophy
* engage in the important disputes surrounding the interpretation of Russell's philosophy
* make a contribution to central

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Overview

This monograph reappraises the role of Bertrand Russell's philosophical works in establishing the analytical tradition in philosophy. It's main aims are to:

* improve our understanding of the history of analytical philosophy
* engage in the important disputes surrounding the interpretation of Russell's philosophy
* make a contribution to central issues in current analytical philosophy.

Drawing extensively from Russell's less well known and unpublished works, this book is a welcome addition to the literature and will undoubtedly find a place on the bookshelves of philosophers around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415360449
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Series:
Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy Series, #26
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : Russell and the problem of the unity of the proposition1
1Russell, Frege, and the analysis of unities12
2Russell's paradox and the beginnings of the theory of types32
3Ramification and principia mathematica58
4The rise and fall of the multiple-relation theory of judgment90
5Propositions naturalized108
6Facts, propositions, and truth128

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