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The Cambridge Companion to Quine

The Cambridge Companion to Quine

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The eleven essays in this volume cover all the central topics of W.V. Quine's philosophy. Quine (1908-2000) was perhaps the most distinguished analytic philosopher of the later half of the twentieth century. His celebrated attack on the analytic/synthetic tradition heralded a major shift away from the views of language descended from logical positivism. His most important book, Word and Object, introduced the concept of indeterminacy of radical translation, a bleak view of the nature of the language with which we ascribe thoughts and beliefs to ourselves and others.

Author: Roger F. Gibson Jr.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 05/20/2004
Pages: 344
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.98lbs
Size: 9.40h x 6.20w x 0.86d
ISBN: 9780521639491

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Choice 12/01/2004 pg. 674
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