The Language and Logic of Philosophy

Albuquerque,University of New Mexico Press (1972)
This book focuses on two primary concerns, language and philosophical thinking. The first part of the book examines the ways that language, particularly the English language, shapes and channels our thoughts. The second part considers the three basic processes in concept formation: abstracting, imagining and generalizing. Lastly, the rational process itself is examined, looking at definition, rational inquiry and philosophical system building. First published in 1967, this edition is a reprint of the 1972 enlarged edition published by University of New Mexico Press
Keywords Language and languages Philosophy  Thought and thinking  Reasoning  Abstraction  Concepts
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Call number P106.A417 1972
ISBN(s) 0826302475   9780819169662
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