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Philosophical Analysis in the Twentieth Century, Volume 1:
The Dawn of Analysis
Scott Soames

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction to the Two Volumes xi
PART ONE:
G. E. MOORE ON ETHICS, EPISTEMOLOGY, AND PHILOSOPHICAL ANALYSIS 1
CHAPTER 1
Common Sense and Philosophical Analysis 3
CHAPTER 2
Moore on Skepticism, Perception, and Knowledge 12
CHAPTER 3
Moore on Goodness and the Foundations of Ethics 34
CHAPTER 4
The Legacies and Lost Opportunities of Moore's Ethics 71
Suggested Further Reading 89
PART TWO:
BERTRAND RUSSELL ON LOGICAL AND LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS 91
CHAPTER 5
Logical Form, Grammatical Form, and the Theory of Descriptions 93
CHAPTER 6
Logic and Mathematics: The Logicist Reduction 132
CHAPTER 7
Logical Constructions and the External World 165
CHAPTER 8
Russell's Logical Atomism 182
Suggested Further Reading 194
PART THREE: LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN'S TRACTATUS 195
CHAPTER 9
The Metaphysics of the Tractatus 197
CHAPTER 10
Meaning, Truth, and Logic in the Tractatus 214
CHAPTER 11
The Tractarian Test of Intelligibility and Its Consequences 234
Suggested Further Reading 254
PART FOUR: LOGICAL POSITIVISM, EMOTIVISM, AND ETHICS 255
CHAPTER 12
The Logical Positivists on Necessity and Apriori Knowledge 257
CHAPTER 13
The Rise and Fall of the Empiricist Criterion of Meaning 271
CHAPTER 14
Emotivism and Its Critics 300
CHAPTER 15
Normative Ethics in the Era of Emotivism: The Anticonsequentialism of Sir David Ross 320
Suggested Further Reading 346
PART FIVE: THE POST-POSITIVIST PERSPECTIVE OF THE EARLY W. V. QUINE 349
CHAPTER 16
The Analytic and the Synthetic, the Necessary and the Possible, the Apriori and the Aposteriori 351
CHAPTER 17
Meaning and Holistic Verificationism 378
Suggested Further Reading 406
Index 409

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