analytical philosophy


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analytical philosophy

a general term for a type of philosophy based on analytic logic which is hostile to metaphysical speculation. It derives from the English empiricism of LOCKE, HUME and MILL, through the LOGICAL POSITIVISM of the Vienna Circle and the ‘logical atomism’ of the early WITTGENSTEIN and Russell. The subsequent development of ORDINARY LANGUAGE PHILOSOPHY is usually also included, but it differs in important ways by focusing on language in use. These later variants of analytic philosophy are often referred to as linguistic philosophy. See also SPEECH ACT.
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In the process he draws us into doing philosophy and situates W in relation to the philosophical tradition in general and to 20th century analytical philosophy in particular: Quine on metaphilosophy; Kripke on names, following a rule, the possibility of a private language of sensations; Cavell and Stern on the various voices in PI and the role of conversation in philosophy; the issue of the unity of W's thought (Diamond, Conant), and so on.
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As I already indicated, Warren radically opts for an engagement with contemporary Anglo-American analytical philosophy. It is the author's right to set the scope of an inquiry, and Warren fulfils his goal admirably.
The divide between phenomenology and science, and the related divide between continental and analytical philosophy, is underplayed.
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