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This substantial anthology comprises the most comprehensive and authoritative collection of readings in analytic philosophy of the twentieth century. It provides a survey and analysis of the key issues, figures and concepts.
Paperback, 528 pages
Published December 4th 2001 by Wiley-Blackwell
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I have been reading this book piecemeal for months and I have finally finished. Although I think it is essential to read complete primary texts to really understand any philosopher's world view as I'm sure Ricoeur would agree, this anthology lends itself very well to the 'atomic' nature of analytic philosophy: Many of the contributions originally appeared as journal articles so you do in a sense get a complete text with a lot of the readings in this book. Martinich and Sosa have quite skilfully ...more
A. P. Martinich is an analytic philosopher at the University of Texas at Austin. His area of interest is the nature and practice of interpretation; history of modern philosophy; the philosophy of language and religion and the history of political thought. He is considered a foremost authority on Thomas Hobbes.More about A.P. Martinich