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analytic philosophy

n.
1. Any of various philosophical methodologies holding that clear and precise definition and argumentation are vital to productive philosophical inquiry.
2. A philosophical school of the 20th century predominant in the United States and Great Britain whose central concerns are the nature of logic, concepts, and language. Leading practitioners have included Bertrand Russell, George Edward Moore, Rudolf Carnap, and Ludwig Wittgenstein.
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Their topics include the mysterious case of analytic philosophy of history: paradigm turn in historiography revisited, whether the future of the philosophy of historiography is reviving or reinventing, non-representationalism in the philosophy of history: a case study, making up vulnerable people: human subjects and the subjective experience of medical experiment, and Spring and Autumn Annals as narrative explanation.
The contributors deftly explore general conceptions of philosophy, centered on the question of what the point of philosophy might be; the method of conceptual analysis and its recent naturalistic critics and competitors; perspectives from continental philosophy, and also a variety of methodological views that belong neither to the mainstream of analytic philosophy, nor to continental philosophy as commonly conceived.
The project will give me the opportunity to establish myself as an important scholar in analytic philosophy.
Agustin Echavarria: God seems to have a profound sense of irony, making the more important movement of revival of philosophical and theological reflection emerge from analytic philosophy, a tradition which once was dominated by logical positivism's strong anti-metaphysical imprint.
Martin Montoya: God seems to have a profound sense of irony, by making an important revival of philosophical and theological reflection emerge from analytic philosophy, a tradition which once was dominated by logical positivism's strong anti-metaphysical imprint.
00--McGinn's book Philosophy of Language: The Classics Explained systematically explicates the central arguments in ten classic works in analytic philosophy of language.
Hence, the work brings a wide range of fields into conversation with one another from visual culture studies and art history to analytic philosophy to musicology producing mutually illuminating approaches that challenge some of the basic suppositions of each.
In a 2005 review of Scott Soames's history of analytic philosophy, however, Rorty is surprised to find that vagueness has emerged as a "hot topic" in professional Anglophone philosophy at the end of the twentieth century, and dismayed that the boom in investigations of vague predicates marks not the breakdown of disciplinary boundaries he foresaw in his synoptic vision, but the increasing hyper-specialization of philosophical inquiry within that discipline.
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Among the topics are the origins and development of new phenomenology, phenomenology and theology reconsidered, new phenomenology on the existence and nature of God, and proposals for new phenomenology and analytic philosophy of religion.
Chomsky has been described as the father of modern linguistics and a major figure of analytic philosophy.
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