Bertrand Russell and the Origins of Analytical Philosophy by Ray Monk, Anthony Palmer

By Ray Monk, Anthony Palmer

''The leader thesis i need to maintain,'' Bertrand Russell as soon as wrote, ''is the legitimacy of analysis.'' His popularity because the founding father of the analytic culture, safe for lots of many years, has come less than a few assault lately from the emphasis put by way of Michael Dummett and others at the function performed by way of Gottlob Frege.

This choice of new essays from extraordinary philosophers and Russell students explores Russell's personal certain and enduringly very important contribution to shaping the worries and the equipment of up to date analytical philosophers. It comprises either basic discussions of the character of analytical philosophy and minutely particular analyses of Russell's personal arguments, and covers the total variety of Russell's famously diverse output. individuals comprise Nicholas Griffin, Peter Hylton , A. C. Grayling, C. M. Kilmister, and others.

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