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 manifesto-work of Kelsenism, Scienza del diritto e analisi del linguaggio, Bobbio adamantly rejected the traditional legal theory unfavourably influenced by metaphysics and declared his devotedness to the methods practised by logical empiricism and analytical philosophy.
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This general confusion and lack of a musical-semiotic metalanguage creates the unfortunate necessity for every author to clearly mark out their analytical philosophy at the beginning of every semiotic study.
Then in the mid-1960s, he became academically famous for his books on historiography, Nietzsche, and the analytical philosophy of action.
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