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Future Pasts: The Analytic Tradition in Twentieth Century Philosophy

Juliet Floyd and Sanford Shieh


Among contemporary philosophers there is a growing interest in recounting the history of philosophy in the twentieth century. Those who discuss what is more or less loosely called “analytic philosophy”—among them some who reject the methods of analysis outright—are increasingly engaged in attempting to delineate the origins and significance of the analytic tradition. This collection of essays is meant to be a contribution to the growing historical consciousness of contemporary Anglo-American philosophy. More than that, however, the decision to bring together these particular essays stems from ... More

Keywords: History of analytic philosophy, historiography of philosophy, new history of philosophy, early analytic philosophy, analytic philosophy, 20th-century philosophy

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Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780195139167
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/019513916X.001.0001


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Juliet Floyd, editor
Boston University
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Sanford Shieh, editor
Wesleyan University
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Juliet Floyd and Sanford Shieh

Part I Before the Wars: Origins of Tradition

Part II Between the Wars: Logical Positivism and Critiques of Metaphysics

Part III After the Wars: Rethinking the Future

16 Silences Noises Voices

Stanley Cavell

17 Long Decimals

W. D. Hart

20 Formal Losses

Gerald E. Sacks