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The Philosophy of Philosophy

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Very good condition paperback with very little wear to cover. Tight binding. Internally clean and bright.

The second volume in the Blackwell Brown Lectures inPhilosophy , this volume offers an original and provocative takeon the nature and methodology of philosophy. Based on public lectures at Brown University, given by thepre-eminent philosopher, Timothy Williamson Rejects the ideology of the 'linguistic turn', the mostdistinctive trend of 20th century philosophy Explains the method of philosophy as a development fromnon-philosophical ways of thinking Suggests new ways of understanding what contemporary and pastphilosophers are doing The standard narratives of the development of philosophy over thepast century are increasingly inadequate, yet it remains unclearwhat should replace them. The Philosophy of Philosophy provides an original and provocative take on the nature andmethodology of philosophy. Pre-eminent contemporary philosopherTimothy Williamson rejects the ideology of the most distinctivetrend of 20th century philosophy the 'linguistic turn'. Hedescribes the method of philosophy as evolving fromnon-philosophical ways of thinking and proposes a freshunderstanding of both contemporary and past philosophers. This marks the second volume in the Blackwell/Brown Lecturesin Philosophy series, offering compact books with cutting-edgeresearch from across the discipline. Based on public lectures heldat Brown University, the books in this series are written byestablished scholars of the highest caliber, presenting their workin a clear and concise format.

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Author(s):
Williamson, Timothy
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.4 x 2 x 23 cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405133961
ISBN-13:
9781405133968
Number of pages:
332
Publisher:
Blackwell Pub
Title:
The Philosophy of Philosophy

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Very good condition paperback with very little wear to cover. Tight binding. Internally clean and bright.

The second volume in the Blackwell Brown Lectures inPhilosophy , this volume offers an original and provocative takeon the nature and methodology of philosophy. Based on public lectures at Brown University, given by thepre-eminent philosopher, Timothy Williamson Rejects the ideology of the 'linguistic turn', the mostdistinctive trend of 20th century philosophy Explains the method of philosophy as a development fromnon-philosophical ways of thinking Suggests new ways of understanding what contemporary and pastphilosophers are doing The standard narratives of the development of philosophy over thepast century are increasingly inadequate, yet it remains unclearwhat should replace them. The Philosophy of Philosophy provides an original and provocative take on the nature andmethodology of philosophy. Pre-eminent contemporary philosopherTimothy Williamson rejects the ideology of the most distinctivetrend of 20th century philosophy the 'linguistic turn'. Hedescribes the method of philosophy as evolving fromnon-philosophical ways of thinking and proposes a freshunderstanding of both contemporary and past philosophers. This marks the second volume in the Blackwell/Brown Lecturesin Philosophy series, offering compact books with cutting-edgeresearch from across the discipline. Based on public lectures heldat Brown University, the books in this series are written byestablished scholars of the highest caliber, presenting their workin a clear and concise format.

Author(s):
Williamson, Timothy
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.4 x 2 x 23 cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405133961
ISBN-13:
9781405133968
Number of pages:
332
Publisher:
Blackwell Pub
Title:
The Philosophy of Philosophy

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