Contemporary analytic philosophy

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Preface.


1. Gottlob Frege.

Introduction to Gottlob Frege.Gottlob Frege: "Function and Concept." Gottlob Frege: "On Sense and Meaning."



2. Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein: Logical Atomism.

Introduction to Bertrand Russell. Bertrand Russell: "Descriptions,"Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy. Bertrand Russell, The Philosophy of Logical Atomism, Introduction to Wittgenstein's Tractatus. Ludwig Wittgenstein: Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.



3. Logical Positivism.

Introduction to Logical Positivism. A.J. Ayer: "The Elimination of Metaphysics." Moritz Schlick: "The Foundation of Knowledge." Rudolf Carnap: "Empiricism, Semantics, and Ontology."



4. Ludwig Wittgenstein: Rules and Private Language.

Introduction to Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations. Ludwig Wittgenstein: Selections from Philosophical Investigations.



5. Ordinary Language Philosophy.

Introduction to G. E. Moore. G. E. Moore: "Proof of an External World." Introduction to Gilbert Ryle. Gilbert Ryle: "Knowing How and Knowing That." Introduction to H. P. Grice. H. P. Grice: "Meaning." Introduction to J. L. Austin. J. L. Austin: Selections from Sense and Sensibilia.



6. Wilfrid Sellars: Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind.

Introduction to Sellars. Wilfrid Sellars: "Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind."



7. W.V.O. Quine.

Introduction to Quine "Two Dogmas of Empiricism." W.V.O. Quine: "Two Dogmas of Empiricism." H.P. Grice and P.F. Strawson: "In Defense of a Dogma." Introduction to Quine on Ontology. W.V.O. Quine: "On What There Is." W.V.O. Quine: " Ontological Relativity."



8. Truth and Meaning.

Introduction to Alfred Tarski. Alfred Tarski: "The Semantic Concept of Truth and the Foundations of Semantics."Introduction to Donald Davidson. Donald Davidson: "Radical Interpretation."



9. Reference and Essence.

Introduction to Saul Kripke. Saul Kripke: "Identity and Necessity." Introduction to Hilary Putnam. Hilary Putnam: "Meaning and Reference."