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Publisher Description

his book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Scott Soames, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at University of Southern California. Scott Soames is specialized in the philosophy of language and the history of analytic philosophy. This detailed conversation provides a detailed introduction to analytic philosophy, including some examples of contemporary relevance to a wide range of other fields.


 This carefully-edited book includes an introduction,The Utility of Philosophy, and questions for discussion at the end of each chapter:

I. An Analytical Introduction - From sociological musings to Gottlob Frege
II. Investigating Logic - The benefits of rigorous inquiry
III. Language and Meaning - Minds as gateways to information
IV. Legal Applications - Some concrete examples
V. Changing the Culture - Philosophy everywhere
VI. Gödelian Challenges - Making sense of the incompleteness theorems




About Ideas Roadshow Conversations:



This book is part of an expanding series of 100+ Ideas Roadshow conversations, each one presenting a wealth of candid insights from a leading expert through a focused yet informal setting to give non-specialists a uniquely accessible window into frontline research and scholarship that wouldn't otherwise be encountered through standard lectures and textbooks. For other books in this series visit our website: https://ideas-on-film.com/ideasroadshow/.

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2021
February 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
48
Pages
PUBLISHER
Open Agenda Publishing Inc.
SELLER
Open Agenda Publishing Inc
SIZE
403.4
KB

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