A Companion to W. V. O. Quine by Gilbert Harman, Ernest Lepore PDF

By Gilbert Harman, Ernest Lepore

ISBN-10: 0470672102

ISBN-13: 9780470672105

This spouse brings jointly a crew of prime figures in modern philosophy to supply an in-depth exposition and research of Quine’s broad impact throughout philosophy’s many subfields, highlighting the breadth of his paintings, and revealing his persisted importance today.

  • Provides an in-depth account and research of W.V.O. Quine’s contribution to American Philosophy, and his place as one of many past due twentieth-century’s such a lot influential analytic philosophers
  • Brings jointly newly-commissioned essays by way of prime figures inside of modern philosophy
  • Covers Quine’s paintings throughout philosophy of good judgment, philosophy of language, ontology and metaphysics, epistemology, and more
  • Explores his paintings in terms of the origins of analytic philosophy in the United States, and to the historical past of philosophy extra broadly
  • Highlights the breadth of Quine’s paintings around the self-discipline, and demonstrates the continued impression of his paintings in the philosophical community

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