By Nikolay Milkov (auth.)
This e-book is a historic research of the top philosophical stream in England within the 20th century. In seven chapters, the highbrow improvement of the main favourite representatives of analytic philosophy-Moore, Russell and Wittgenstein in Cambridge, and Ryle, Austin, Strawson and Dummett in Oxford-is traced. The e-book doesn't objective, despite the fact that, at offering a narrative. this suggests, exceptionally, that generalisations and conclusions are lowered to a minimum-an strategy followed in an endeavour to stay clear of the chance of subjectivism that examining the philosophers below scrutiny could impose. My desire is that through following this aproach, my inves tigation will stimulate readers to make their very own generalisations and conclusions at the foundation of the objectively offered information. as an alternative, my target is to articulate a wonderful, entire description of the phil osophical texts of the seven most vital analytic philosophers in England within the 20th century. For this function, all their articles and books were sifted via as a way to choose the main consultant components. For noticeable purposes, merely the chapters on Russell and Wittgenstein, and-to a lesser extent-the bankruptcy on Moore, are extra theoretical.
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A Hundred Years of English Philosophy by Nikolay Milkov (auth.)