Quine on Hume and the Analytic/Synthetic Distinction

Philosophia 39 (2):369-373 (2011)
Abstract
W. V. O. Quine’s assault on the analytic/synthetic distinction is one of the most celebrated events in the history of twentieth century philosophy. This paper shines a light on Quine’s own understanding of the history of this distinction. More specifically, this paper argues, contrary to what seems to be the received view, that Quine explicitly recognized a kindred subversive spirit in David Hume
Keywords Quine  Hume  Analytic  Synthetic
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Daniel Isaacson (2004). Quine and Logical Positivism. In Roger F. Gibson (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Quine. Cambridge University Press. 214--269.
Michael Pakaluk (1989). Quine's 1946 Lectures on Hume. Journal of the History of Philosophy 27 (3):445-459.
Willard V. O. Quine (1951). Two Dogmas of Empiricism. Philosophical Review 60 (1):20–43.
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