Philosophy and Ordinary Language: The Bent and Genius of Our Tongue

Routledge (2000)
Philosophy and Ordinary Language is a defense of the view that philosophy is largely about questions of language, which to a large extent means ordinary language. Oswald Hanfling, a leading expert in the development of analytic philosophy, covers a wide range of topics, including scepticism and the definition of "knowledge," free will, empiricism, "folk psychology," ordinary versus artificial logic, and philosophy versus science. He also draws on philosophers such as Austin, Wittgenstein, and Quine to explore the nature of ordinary language in philosophy.
Keywords Ordinary-language philosophy
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Call number B828.36.H36 2000
ISBN(s) 0415322774   9780415322775
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