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Quine on Doing Without Meaning

Anthony Quinton

in Of Men and Manners: Essays Historical and Philosophical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694556
eISBN:
9780191731938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694556.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Quine's ‘Two Dogmas of Empiricism’ and ‘The Problem of Meaning in Linguistics’ treated meaning in a sceptical, dismissive fashion, in very much the same way that analytic philosophers themselves had ... More


Reconsidering a Dogma: Conceptual Analysis, the Naturalistic Turn, and Legal Philosophy *

Kenneth Einar Himma

in Law and Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237159
eISBN:
9780191705427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237159.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter responds to the most important considerations adduced against traditional conceptual analysis (TCA): (1) the denial of the distinction between analytic and synthetic truths; (2) recent ... More


In Defence of a Dogma

P. F. Strawson

in Philosophical Writings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199587292
eISBN:
9780191728747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587292.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In his article ‘Two Dogmas of Empiricism’, Professor Quine advances a number of criticisms of the supposed distinction between analytic and synthetic statements, and of other associated notions. It ... More


The Favela of the Social Sciences

Licia do Prado Valladares

in The Invention of the Favela

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649986
eISBN:
9781469650005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649986.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter begins by emphasizing three dogmas: the specificity of the favela seems particularly resistant; the favela as the space of poverty is also resistant but less so; and the unity of the ... More


Conclusion: The Favela, the Web, and the Census—A Disconcerting Reality

Licia do Prado Valladares

in The Invention of the Favela

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649986
eISBN:
9781469650005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649986.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 concludes by pointing out the current way favelas are now seen, thanks to the three dogmas introduced in the previous chapter. Researchers through their census have seen that, contrary to ... More


Epilogue

Licia do Prado Valladares

in The Invention of the Favela

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649986
eISBN:
9781469650005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649986.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The epilogue emphasizes the time this book was written (1990s-2000s) and the 30 years of research needed to complete the book. It also discusses the favelas’ expansion throughout the last century or ... More


Sign and Object

Sander Verhaegh

in Working from Within: The Nature and Development of Quine's Naturalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190913151
eISBN:
9780190913168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913151.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Although Quine was always a science-minded philosopher, he did not adopt a fully naturalistic perspective until the mid-1950s. This chapter examines the evolution of Quine’s epistemology and ... More


Analytic and Synthetic

Sander Verhaegh

in Working from Within: The Nature and Development of Quine's Naturalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190913151
eISBN:
9780190913168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913151.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Quine’s evolving views on the analytic-synthetic distinction. Following Quine’s two-tiered argument in “Two Dogmas of Empiricism,” it answers three questions: (1) When did Quine ... More


Quine and the Species Problem

Mark Richard

in Meanings as Species

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842811
eISBN:
9780191878732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842811.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, American Philosophy

The goal of this and subsequent chapters is to convince the reader that there is a significant analogy between biological entities like species, clades, and population lineages and linguistic and ... More


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