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The Dialogue of Reason : An Analysis of Analytical Philosophy - L. Jonathan Cohen

The Dialogue of Reason

An Analysis of Analytical Philosophy

Hardcover Published: 24th July 1986
ISBN: 9780198249054
Number Of Pages: 256

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Analytical philosophy now embraces a much greater variety of topic and divergence of opinion than it once did. What presuppositions of relevance are implicit in its dialogue, what patterns of reasoning does it rely on, and why is consensus so hard to achieve? The author seeks to resolve these questions in an original and constructive way that also illuminates several important issues of philosophical substance, such as the question of whether the linguistic analysis of thought should be replaced by a computational one.

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Prefacep. vii
Introduction: Analysis and Languagep. 1
Analysis and Reasoningp. 49
Analysis and Rationalityp. 149
Analysis and Computationp. 193
Indexp. 233
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ISBN: 9780198249054
ISBN-10: 0198249055
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 24th July 1986
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.45

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