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Essays on Philosophy in Australia : NIJHOFF INTERNATIONAL PHILOSOPHY SERIES - Jan T.J. Srzednicki

Essays on Philosophy in Australia

NIJHOFF INTERNATIONAL PHILOSOPHY SERIES

By: Jan T.J. Srzednicki (Editor), David Wood (Editor)

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Published: 31st May 1992
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Philosophy flourished in Australia after the war. There was spectacular growth in both the number of departments and the number of philosophers. On top of this philosophy spread beyond the philosophy departments.
Serious studies, and interest in philosophy is now common in faculties as diverse as law, science and education. Neither is this development merely quantitative, the Australian researcher has come of age and contributes widely to international debates. At least one movement originated in Australia.
This makes the study of philosophy in Australia timely, evidenced by the number of articles concerned with this area that begin to appear in international journals. In Australia itself there is growing interest in the history of the country's philosophical development. There are discussions in conferences and meetings: the matter is now the subject of courses.

Foreword
Australian Philosophy or Philosophy in Australia?
Wittgenstein and the Analytic Tradition
The Mind-Body Problem
Moral Philosophy 1945-1980
Political Philosophy in Australia
The Influence of Quine and Davidson
The Contemporary European Tradition in Australian Philosophy
The Marxist Tradition
A Personal View of the Development of Deductive Logic in Australia since 1956
Logic in Australia
History and Philosophy of Science in Australia
The History of Ideas
Contemporary Work (1980-1988)
Index
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ISBN: 9780792316954
ISBN-10: 0792316959
Series: NIJHOFF INTERNATIONAL PHILOSOPHY SERIES
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 330
Published: 31st May 1992
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 1.47