Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Linguistic Turns in Modern Philosophy” as Want to Read:
Linguistic Turns in Modern Philosophy
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Linguistic Turns in Modern Philosophy

3.25 of 5 stars 3.25  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  1 review
This book traces the linguistic turns in the history of modern philosophy and the development of the philosophy of language from Locke to Wittgenstein. It examines the contributions of canonical figures such as Leibniz, Mill, Frege, Russell, Wittgenstein, Austin, Quine, and Davidson, as well as those of Condillac, Humboldt, Chomsky, and Derrida. Michael Losonsky argues tha ...more
Paperback, 275 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Cambridge University Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Linguistic Turns in Modern Philosophy, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Linguistic Turns in Modern Philosophy

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-12 of 12)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Marcus Lira
This book presents a marvellous overview of how language attracted the attention of philosopher (and, naturally, linguistics) since the dawn of philosophy.

His argument that philosophy of language begins with Locke's "Essay Concerning Human Understanding" is also very interesting.
Nich Krause
Nich Krause marked it as to-read
Feb 18, 2014
Asiisma
Asiisma marked it as to-read
Aug 24, 2013
Risshuu
Risshuu marked it as to-read
Mar 29, 2013
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Beginning Metaphysics: An Introductory Text With Readings Enlightenment and Action from Descartes to Kant: Passionate Thought Humboldt: 'on Language': On the Diversity of Human Language Construction and Its Influence on the Mental Development of the Human Species

Share This Book