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'Worthwhile reading ... for anyone reckoning him or herself to be part of the analytic tradition. Superb in coming to grips with one's methodological self-understanding.' Metapsychology

2011-08-08
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'Worthwhile reading ... for anyone reckoning him or herself to be part of the analytic tradition. Superb in coming to grips with one's methodological self-understanding.' Metapsychology
Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. The Linguistic Turn and the Conceptual Turn.

2. Taking Philosophical Questions at Face Value.

3. Metaphysical Conceptions of Analyticity.

4. Epistemological Conceptions of Analyticity.

5. Knowledge of Metaphysical Modality.

6. Thought Experiments.

7. Evidence in Philosophy.

8. Knowledge Maximization.

Afterword. Must Do Better.

Appendix 1. Modal Logic within Counterfactual Logic.

Appendix 2. Counterfactual Donkeys.

Bibliography.

Index
The second volume in the Blackwell Brown Lectures in Philosophy, this volume offers an original and provocative takeon the nature and methodology of philosophy.

* Based on public lectures at Brown University, given by thepre-eminent philosopher, Timothy Williamson
* Rejects the ideology of the 'linguistic turn', the mostdistinctive trend of 20th century philosophy
* Explains the method of philosophy as a development fromnon-philosophical ways of thinking
* Suggests new ways of understanding what contemporary and pastphilosophers are doing
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