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This collection contains eleven new papers on pornography from an analytic feminist perspective. Despite a rich literature on pornography, deep disagreements about central questions tend still to define the corpus. This collection aims to clarify key feminist philosophical commitments pertaining to pornography, and to surpass prevalent analyses by highlighting novel...
By Gary Ebbs
Valuable for scholars of the methodological principles of Carnap, Quine, and Putnam's science-inspired philosophies, including their views of truth, reference, logical truth, truth by convention, the role of rules in inquiry, and analyticity. This clearly structured volume opens up new avenues of thinking inspired by Carnap's, Quine's, and Putnam's work.
John Keller presents a set of new essays on ontology, time, freedom, God, and philosophical method. Our understanding of these subjects has been greatly advanced, since the 1970s, by the work of Peter van Inwagen. In this volume leading philosophers engage with his work, and van Inwagen himself offers selective...
Hilary Putnam's writings have shaped fields from epistemology to ethics, metaphysics to the philosophy of physics, the philosophy of mathematics to the philosophy of mind. This volume reflects his latest thinking on how to articulate a theory of naturalism which acknowledges that normative phenomena form an ineluctable part of human...
Contemporary philosophers assess the late author's ideas on fatalism, free will, and art.
Covering stages in the history of logic and of modern logic, this comprehensive companion looks ahead to new areas of research and explores issues pertaining to classical logic and its rivals, semantics for parts of natural language, and the application of logic in the theory of rationality.
The book presents the state of the art of research into the legacy of interwar Polish analytic philosophy and exemplifies different approaches to the history of philosophy. It contains discussions and reconstructions of aspects of Polish philosophy and logic as well as reactions to and developments of this tradition.
An investigatation of the influence of psychology and early phenomenology on the origins of analytic philosophy. This book is also of value for those interested in judgement, proposition, psychologism, logical realism, the problem of error, Gestalt theories, and tropes.
Ichikawa and Jarvis offer a new rationalist theory of mental content and defend a traditional epistemology of philosophy. They argue that philosophical inquiry is continuous with non-philosophical inquiry, and can be genuinely a priori, and that intuitions do not play an important role in mental content or the a priori.