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    The Cultural Politics of Analytic Philosophy: Britishness and the Spectre of Europe.Thomas L. Akehurst - 2010 - Continuum.
    Introduction -- Nazi philosophy -- The expulsion of the invaders -- Philosophical method : virtue vs. vice -- The virtuous tradition : analysis, liberalism, englishness -- Epilogue.
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    Ayer and the Existentialists.Thomas L. Akehurst - 2013 - Intellectual History Review 23 (2):243-257.
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    The Nazi Tradition: The Analytic Critique of Continental Philosophy in Mid-Century Britain.Thomas L. Akehurst - 2008 - History of European Ideas 34 (4):548-557.
    While many of those engaged in the study of philosophy would accept the continued reality and importance of an analytic/continental divide in the discipline, there has been no serious examination of the political dimensions of this rift. Here a series of political assumptions are revealed to be widely held among the British analytic philosophers who were active during the period in which the analytic/continental divide was being established. This paper will approach demonstrating the analysts’ beliefs about the political affiliations of (...)
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    British Analytica Philosophy: The Politics of an Apolitical Culture.Thomas L. Akehurst - 2009 - History of Political Thought 30 (4):678-692.
    There is a consensus that post-war British analytic philosophy was politically neutral. This view has been affirmed by the post-war analysts themselves, and by their critics. This paper argues that this consensus-view is false. Many central analytic philosophers claimed that their empirical philosophy had liberal outcomes, either through cultivating liberal habits of mind, or by revealing truths about the world that supported liberal conclusions. These beliefs were not subject to significant scrutiny or attempts at justification, but they do help us (...)
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    Writing History for the Ahistorical: Analytic Philosophy and its Past.Thomas L. Akehurst - 2009 - History of European Ideas 35 (1):116-121.