Contemporary Philosophy: A New Survey

Tome 1 Philosophie du langage, Logique philosophique / Volume 1 Philosophy of language, Philosophical logic

Editors: Fløistad, Guttorm, Von Wright, G.H. (Eds.)

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The present publication is a continuation of two earlier series of chronicles, Philosophy in the Mid-Century (Firenze 1958/59) and Contemporary Philosophy (Firenze 1968), edited by Raymond KJibansky. As with the earlier series the present chronicles purport to give a survey of significant trends in contemporary philosophi­ cal discussion. The time space covered by the present series is (approximately) 1966-1978. The need for such surveys has, I believe, increased rather than decreased over the last years. The philosophical scene appears, for various reasons, more complex than ever before. The continuing process of specialization in most branches, the emergence of new schools of thought, particularly in philosophical logic and the philosophy of language, the convergence of interest (though not necessarily of opinion) of different traditions upon certain prob­ lems, and the increasing attention being paid to the history of philosophy in discussions of contemporary problems are the most important contributory factors. Surveys of the present kind are a valuable source of knowledge of this complexity and may as such be an assistance in renewing the understanding of one's own philosophical problems. The surveys, it is to be hoped, may also help to strengthen the Socratic element of modem philosophy, the dialogue or Kommu nikationsgemeinschajt. So far, four volumes have been prepared for the new series. The present chronicles in the Philosophy of Language and Philosophi­ cal Logic (Vol. I), are followed by chronicles in the Philosophy of Science (Vol. II), and Philosophy of Action (Vol.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Fløistad, Guttorm

    Pages 3-10

  • The place of the philosophy of language

    Pelc, Jerzy

    Pages 11-34

  • The theory of meaning in analytical philosophy

    Peacocke, Christopher

    Pages 35-56

  • Semantics: A revolt against Frege

    Hintikka, Jaakko

    Pages 57-82

  • Wittgenstein et la philosophie du langage

    Bouveresse, Jacques

    Pages 83-112

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Tome 1 Philosophie du langage, Logique philosophique / Volume 1 Philosophy of language, Philosophical logic
Editors
  • Guttorm Fløistad
  • G.H. Von Wright
Series Title
Contemporary Philosophy: A New Survey
Series Volume
1
Copyright
1981
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-009-8356-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-009-8356-4
Softcover ISBN
978-90-247-3297-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 404
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