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Russell, Idealism and the Emergence of Analytic Philosophy
by Peter Hylton
Analytic philosophy has become the dominant philosophical tradition in the English-speaking world. This book illuminates that tradition through a historical examination of a crucial period in its formation: the rejection of Idealism by Bertrand Russell and G.E. Moore at the beginning of the twentieth century, and the subsequent development of Russell's thought in the perio ...more
Paperback, 440 pages
Published November 26th 1992 by OUP Oxford
(first published 1990)
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A very well written and interesting book. Highly recommended for those interested in the foundations of analytic philosophy and its relations to idealism. Hylton focuses specifically on British idealism, but there is also some discussion of Russell's relation to Kant peppered throughout as well. Hegel and other German idealists do not fall within the scope of Hylton's project, so if you are interested in learning about their influence on analytic philosophy you are going to have to look somewher ...more