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Analytic Philosophy and History of Philosophy (Mind Association Occasional Series) 1st Edition

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timely, balanced and of the highest quality. P. J. E. Kail, Mind Journal a fine collection of essays written by fine historians, who...show how fascinating the history of philosophy can be Paul Schuurman, British Journal for the History of Philosophy

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Tom Sorell is Professor of Politics and Philosophy at Warwick University. From 2008 to 2012, he led the European Union FP7 Security project DETECTER (on the ethics and human rights issues surrounding the use of detection technologies in counter-terrorism) and is now leader of several Work Packages in the current SURVEILLE project (2012 15). He is Principal Investigator of the major AHRC project, 'Responsibilities, Ethics and the Financial Crisis' (FinCris), running from 2012 to 2015, and also contributes to the FP7 IT project ACCOMPANY, on robotics and care companions. He has published monographs in history of philosophy, especially on Hobbes and Descartes; moral and political philosophy; epistemology and philosophy of science; as well as several distinct areas of applied ethics.
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Product Details

  • Series: Mind Association Occasional Series
  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Clarendon Press; 1 edition (June 2, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199278997
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199278992
  • Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.8 x 5.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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In his introduction, Tom Sorell notes that analytic philosophy is not only unhistorical but anti-historical. Contributors describe some of the problems this has caused for the history of philosophy and the reasons it has been generally reduced to little more than a repository of assorted philosophical arguments and errors. Given that the role of history is to cast the light of the past on the present, it invites the question of why the history of philosophy has allowed itself to be so reduced that it can neither contextualize the analytic tradition in the history of philosophy, nor compare and contrast it with other alternative traditions in philosophy. Are philosophical analysts intellectual bullies who will brook no contextualization of both their strengths and weaknesses in the history of philosophy? Is this why analytic philosophy is anti-historical? If so, what can historians of philosophy do to show that philosophy cannot be reduced to the analytic tradition in philosophy?
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