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Philosophical skepticism and ordinary-language analysis

by Garrett L. Vander Veer

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Published by Regents Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951,
  • Ordinary-language philosophy,
  • Skepticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGarrett L. Vander Veer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB828.36 .V36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 277 p. ;
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4715611M
    ISBN 100700601740
    LC Control Number78001940
    OCLC/WorldCa3669398

    This work provides a welcome antidote to some of the distortions and biases which the two dominant schools of Anglo-American philosophical thinking, logical positivism and ordinary language analysis have introduced into the philosophy of history in Cited by: 9. However, I don't see what any of it has to do with skepticism or Skepticism (see my entry on the topic for the distinction philosophical Skepticism>. The members of your first group of "skeptics" (people who made bad military decisions) seem to share in common only two things: they were close-minded and their preconceptions turned out to be wrong.

    Philosophical skepticism is a philosophical school of thought that questions the possibility of certainty in knowledge. Skeptic philosophers from different historical periods adopted different principles and arguments, but their ideology can be generalized as either the denial of possibility of all knowledge or the suspension of judgement due to the inadequacy of evidence. This paper provides new tools for philosophical argument analysis and fresh empirical foundations for ‘critical’ ordinary language philosophy. Language .

      Stanley Cavell is a leading figure in American philosophy and one of the most exhilarating and wide-ranging intellectuals of our time. In this book Espen Hammer offers a lucid and thorough account of the development of Cavell's work, from his early writings on ordinary language philosophy and skepticism to his most recent contributions to film studies, literary Author: Espen Hammer. Definition of “Skeptic” Sextus Empiricus summarizes this philosophy as follow: “Skepticism is the ability to face to face things that appear as well as those thoughts in any manner whatsoever, in which capacity, because of equal strength there is in objects and opposing arguments we arrive first at the suspension of assent, and after that the peace” Sextus Empiricus.


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