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By Gilbert Harman,Ernest Lepore

This spouse brings jointly a staff of major figures in modern philosophy to supply an in-depth exposition and research of Quine’s wide effect throughout philosophy’s many subfields, highlighting the breadth of his paintings, and revealing his persisted value today.

  • Provides an in-depth account and research of W.V.O. Quine’s contribution to American Philosophy, and his place as one of many past due twentieth-century’s such a lot influential analytic philosophers
  • Brings jointly newly-commissioned essays by means of major figures inside modern philosophy
  • Covers Quine’s paintings throughout philosophy of common sense, philosophy of language, ontology and metaphysics, epistemology, and more
  • Explores his paintings on the subject of the origins of analytic philosophy in the USA, and to the background of philosophy extra broadly
  • Highlights the breadth of Quine’s paintings around the self-discipline, and demonstrates the continued impression of his paintings in the philosophical community

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