Read e-book online Bertrand Russell’s Philosophy of Language PDF

By Robert J. Clack (auth.)

ISBN-10: 9401182124

ISBN-13: 9789401182126

ISBN-10: 9401188742

ISBN-13: 9789401188746

RUSSELL AND THE LINGUISTIC PHILOSOPHY I t is mostly said that Bertrand Russell performed an important position within the so-called "revolution" that has taken position in 20th century Anglo-American philosophy, the revolution that has led many philo­ sophers almost to equate philosophy with a few type - or kinds - of linguistic research. His contributions to this revolution have been ­ fold: (I) including G. E. Moore he led the winning insurrection opposed to the neo-Hegelianism of Idealists similar to Bradley and McTaggert; (2) back with Moore he supplied a lot of the impetus for a just a little progressive approach of doing philosophy. (I) and (2) are, after all, shut­ ly comparable, because the new means of philosophizing might be acknowledged to consti­ tute, largely, the insurrection opposed to Idealism. Be this because it may perhaps, how­ ever, the real truth for current attention is that Russell was once a tremendous impact in turning Anglo-American philosophy within the path it has thus taken - towards what should be termed, rather normal­ ly, the "linguistic philosophy. " regrettably, even though his value as a precursor of the linguistic philosophy is famous, the perfect experience within which Russell himself might be thought of a "philosopher of language" has no longer, to the current time, been sufficiently clarified. precious beginnings were made towards an research of this query, yet they've been, withal, in simple terms start­ nings, and not anything like an sufficient photograph of Russell's total philoso­ phy of language is almost immediately available.

Show description

Read Online or Download Bertrand Russell’s Philosophy of Language PDF

Similar professionals & academics books

Download e-book for kindle: Confessions of a Street Addict by James J. Cramer

This can be an outstanding ebook and his top one.

I may have given it five stars aside from the break up infinitives, dangling participles,
references to the item of a sentence as "who" rather than "whom" and some other
grammatical error. typically i might enable those slide as being picayune, yet as
a collage of Pennsylvania guy, i believe i need to name out the previous editor of the
Harvard purple (not to say a Philadelphian who roots for the METS. .. oh the
humanity! ).

I additionally famous just one contradiction - which I now cannot locate - fairly extraordinary for
this form of e-book.

New PDF release: Gentleman in the Outdoors: A Portrait of Max C. Fleischmann

From DJ flap - Max Fleischmann is understood for his wealth from the relations yeast empire and his philanthropy. yet extra fascinating is the money owed of his adventures beginning with a 1906 day trip in an auxiliary crusing send to inside of six hundred miles of the North Pole, his safari into British East Africa in 1907, his rugged pack journey into the Cassiar Mountains of British Columbia in 1908 and his looking journey to the Alaskan Islands in 1909.

Download e-book for kindle: Why Niebuhr matters by Charles Lemert

''A top social theorist analyzes how and why a revival of curiosity in Niebuhr has taken position, eventually arguing for his political and ethical relevance today''--Jacket.

Hermann von Gottschall's Adolf Anderssen der Altmeister deutscher Schachspielkunst PDF

This Elibron Classics publication is a facsimile reprint of a 1912 version by way of Veit & Comp. , Leipzig.

Additional info for Bertrand Russell’s Philosophy of Language

Sample text

Pp. ) He also says, a few pages later, in a discussion of knowledge by description: " ... " (p. ) One can only conclude that when he makes statements of this sort he is speaking somewhat loosely and is not thinking of acquaintance in the strict sense discussed above. " 1 In the case of someone else, however, a quite different situation obtains. A person who knows Bismarck is not, strictly speaking, acquainted with Bismarck himself. "What this person was acquainted with were certain sense-data which he connected (rightly, we will suppose) with Bismarck's body.

Speaking of Bismarck, for instance, he says, "if he made a judgement about himself, he himself might be a constituent of the judgement. , p. 201. Indeed, he says this in some of those very contexts in which he is attempting to make a clear distinction between knowledge by acquaintance and knowledge by description. , for instance, he implies that it would be possible for him to be acquainted with the Emperor of China, but, as a matter of fact, he is not. (pp. ) He also says, a few pages later, in a discussion of knowledge by description: " ...

45. THE QUEST FOR LOGICAL FORM 27 the external world. In the first chapter of P. , where he examines the perennial philosophical question of "appearance and reality," he argues that acquaintance - which he calls there "direct awareness" - is the fundamental kind of empirical knowledge, is, indeed, perhaps the only mode of cognizing external reality to which the term "knowledge" is strictly applicable. " 1 Ultimately, he is sure, our knowledge of the external world must be grounded in those experiences in which we are immediately aware of the world.

Download PDF sample

Bertrand Russell’s Philosophy of Language by Robert J. Clack (auth.)

by Mark

Rated 4.56 of 5 – based on 37 votes