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Philosophy and ordinary language [electronic resource] : the bent and genius of our tongue / Oswald Hanfling.

By: Hanfling, Oswald.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Routledge studies in twentieth century philosophy: Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xi, 265 p.).ISBN: 0203158407 (electronic bk.); 9780203158401 (electronic bk.); 0203003519 (electronic bk.); 9780203003510 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Ordinary-language philosophy | PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Post-Structuralism | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Philosophy and ordinary language.DDC classification: 149/.94 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; The philosophy of 'what we say': its practice and justification; Socrates and the quest for definitions; Austin: 'at least one philosophical method'; Wittgenstein: bringing words 'back to their everyday use'; 'What we say': who says?; What is wrong with the paradigm case argument?; Knowledge and the uses of 'knowledge'; The paradox of scepticism; The philosophy of 'what we say': challenge and rejection; Drawing the curtain of words; Language remade: ancient cities and orderly towns.
Summary: Anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the philosophy of language, and the nature of ordinary language in philosophy should read this book.
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Includes index.

Description based on print version record.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; The philosophy of 'what we say': its practice and justification; Socrates and the quest for definitions; Austin: 'at least one philosophical method'; Wittgenstein: bringing words 'back to their everyday use'; 'What we say': who says?; What is wrong with the paradigm case argument?; Knowledge and the uses of 'knowledge'; The paradox of scepticism; The philosophy of 'what we say': challenge and rejection; Drawing the curtain of words; Language remade: ancient cities and orderly towns.

Anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the philosophy of language, and the nature of ordinary language in philosophy should read this book.

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Philosophy and ordinary language by Hanfling, Oswald. ©2000
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