The analytic tradition in philosophy / Scott Soames
- Soames, Scott
- Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, -
- Physical Description:
- volumes ; 25 cm
- Volume 1. The founding giants -- volume 2. A new vision., Volume 1. part 1. Frege. Foundations of logic, language, and mathematics ; Critical challenges -- part 2. G.E. Moore. Becoming G.E. Moore ; Goodness and the foundations of ethics ; Truth, skepticism, perception, and knowledge ; The mixed legacy and lost opportunities of Moore's Ethics -- part 3. Russell. Early Russell : logic, philosophy, and The Principles of Mathematics ; Russell's theory of descriptions: "On denoting" ; Truth, falsity, and judgment ; Russell's logicism ; Our knowledge of the external world ; The philosophy of logical atomism., and Volume 2. part 1. The Tractatus : language, mind, and world. The abbreviated metaphysics of Tractatus ; The single great problem of the Tractatus : propositions ; The logic of Tractatus ; The Tractarian test of intelligibility and its consequences -- part 2. A new conception of philosophy : language, logic, and science. The roots of logical empiricism ; Carnap's Aufbau ; The heyday of logical empiricism ; Advances in logic : Gödel, Tarski, Church, and Turing ; Tarski's definition of truth and Carnap's embrace of "semantics" ; Analyticity, necessity, and a priori knowledge ; The rise and fall of the empriricist criterion of meaning -- part 3. Is ethics possible? Ethics is science ; Replacing ethics with metaethics : emotivism and its critics -- Normative ethics and cognitivist metaethics in the age of emotivism: H.A. Prichard and W.D. Ross.
- 9780691160023 (volume 1), 0691160023 (volume 1), 9780691160030 (volume 2), and 0691160031 (volume 2)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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