The Philosophy of Philosophy

Wiley, 2007 - 332 pagina's
The second volume in the Blackwell Brown Lectures in Philosophy, this volume offers an original and provocative take on the nature and methodology of philosophy.
  • Based on public lectures at Brown University, given by the pre-eminent philosopher, Timothy Williamson
  • Rejects the ideology of the 'linguistic turn', the most distinctive trend of 20th century philosophy
  • Explains the method of philosophy as a development from non-philosophical ways of thinking
  • Suggests new ways of understanding what contemporary and past philosophers are doing

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While there are some nice, interesting bits on vagueness, I honestly think this book is overrated and sort of a waste of time. The first half of the book is spent arguing against those who think ... Volledige review lezen


The Linguistic Turn and the Conceptual Turn
Taking Philosophical Questions at Face Value
Metaphysical Conceptions of Analyticity

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Over de auteur (2007)

Timothy Williamson is Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford, a Fellow of the British Academy, and a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts. Williamson is the author of Identity and Discrimination (1990), Vagueness (1996), Knowledge and its Limits (2000) and numerous articles on logic, philosophy of language, epistemology, and metaphysics.

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