Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 71 items

  • Keywords: ordinary language x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Foundations Shaken but Not Stirred

Andrew Vincent

in The Nature of Political Theory

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199271252
eISBN:
9780191601101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271259.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines the advent of logical positivism, the development of conceptual analysis, ordinary language philosophy, the so‐called death of political theory, the impact of linguistic philosophy and the ... More


Philosophical Papers

J. L. Austin

J. O. Urmson and G. J. Warnock (eds)

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780192830210
eISBN:
9780191597039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019283021X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This text collects all Austin’s published articles plus a new one, ch. 13, hitherto unpublished. The analysis of the ordinary language to clarify philosophical questions is the common element of the ... More


Stanley Cavell: Philosophy's Recounting of the Ordinary

Stephen Mulhall

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238508
eISBN:
9780191679643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238508.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Aesthetics

The author of the book presents a full-length philosophical study of the work of Stanley Cavell, best known for his highly influential contributions to the fields of film studies, Shakespearian ... More


Regimentation and Paradox

Jody Azzouni

in Tracking Reason: Proof, Consequence, and Truth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187137
eISBN:
9780199850570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187137.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

A regimentation of a designated section of ordinary language replaces that designated section with a piece of engineered artificial language, not in the sense of giving speakers a different language ... More


Semantical Underdeterminacy

Jay David Atlas

in Logic, Meaning, and Conversation: Semantical Underdeterminacy, Implicature, and their Interface

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133004
eISBN:
9780199850181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133004.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Dogma refers to the notion of how language is divided into two categories: one that is figurative or literary and that is widely used metaphorically, and the other concerns standard or ordinary ... More


The Philosophy of J. L. Austin

Martin Gustafsson and Richard Sørli (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199219759
eISBN:
9780191730818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219759.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This is the first collection of essays on J. L. Austin’s philosophy published by a major Anglophone press in nearly forty years. Rejecting the standard picture of him as an effectively obsolete ... More


Wittgenstein and Zen Buddhism: One Practice, No Dogma

Rupert Read

in Pointing at the Moon: Buddhism, Logic, Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381559
eISBN:
9780199869244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381559.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter addresses homologies between Wittgenstein's account of philosophical practice in both the Tractatus and the Investigations with accounts of practice in Zen. The chapter argues that both ... More


Why We Need Ordinary Language Philosophy

Sandra Laugier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226470542
eISBN:
9780226037554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037554.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Focused on clarity and logical argument, analytic philosophy has dominated the discipline in the United States, Australia, and Britain over the past one hundred years, and it is often seen as a ... More


Introduction: Inheriting Austin

Martin Gustafsson

in The Philosophy of J. L. Austin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199219759
eISBN:
9780191730818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219759.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This introduction describes the background and legacy of Austin’s thought, going beyond the standard picture of him as an effectively obsolete ‘doyen of ordinary language philosophy’. It situates ... More


Tales of the Unknown: Austin and the Argument from Ignorance1

Mark Kaplan

in The Philosophy of J. L. Austin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199219759
eISBN:
9780191730818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219759.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Suppose you want to question my claim to know that the bird in my garden is a goldfinch. Austin held that you cannot legitimately demand that I do more than ‘enough to show that (within reason, and ... More


Criteria for the Ontological Commitments of Discourse

Jody Azzouni

in Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195159882
eISBN:
9780199834990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159888.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter refutes the two possible arguments for Quine’s criterion for what a discourse is committed to: (1) the triviality thesis, that “there is” as used in ordinary language indicates ... More


The Ordinary Language Basis for Contextualism

Keith DeRose

in The Case for Contextualism: Knowledge, Skepticism, and Context, Vol. 1

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564460
eISBN:
9780191721410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564460.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter presents the main argument for contextualism: the argument from the ordinary, non-philosophical usage of ‘knows’. Both the features of ordinary usage that support contextualism and the ... More


The False Prison Volume One

David Pears

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198247708
eISBN:
9780191598203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198247702.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is the first of David Pears's acclaimed two‐volume work on the development of Wittgenstein's philosophy, covering the pre‐1929 writings. Part I of the first volume consists in a brief but ... More


Mind, Brain, and the Unconscious

Michael Moore

in Placing Blame: A Theory of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199599493
eISBN:
9780191594649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599493.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter explores the general nature of mental states such as belief, desire, and intentions, and their relation to brain states It does this through an extended analysis of the Freudian theory of ... More


“In the Narrow Between”: Amichai’s Poetic System

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Simplicity and accessibility are for Amichai serious ethical principles, guidelines for a poetic effect that are part of the fabric of everyday life, not just the mark of “a playful poet” writing ... More


Anaphorically Unrestricted Quantifiers

Jody Azzouni

in Tracking Reason: Proof, Consequence, and Truth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187137
eISBN:
9780199850570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187137.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter deals with the formalization of anaphorically unrestricted pronouns. The result is a family of logical systems very close in their metalogical properties to those of the first-order ... More


Austin and Ordinary Language

Stanley Rosen

in The Elusiveness of the Ordinary: Studies in the Possibility of Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091977
eISBN:
9780300129526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091977.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter raises the question: What is ordinary about ordinary language? In raising this question, the chapter looks at some of the philosophical writings of John Austin. This chapter does not, ... More


Critique, Clarity, and Common Sense: Ordinary Language Philosophy and Politics

Toril Moi

in Revolution of the Ordinary: Literary Studies after Wittgenstein, Austin, and Cavell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226464305
eISBN:
9780226464589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226464589.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Theorists from Gellner and Marcuse to Butler and Žižek accuse ordinary language philosophy of being inherently conservative or even reactionary, largely because they take this philosophy to endorse ... More


Moore on Common Sense

Stanley Rosen

in The Elusiveness of the Ordinary: Studies in the Possibility of Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091977
eISBN:
9780300129526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091977.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter endeavors to clarify the relation between common sense and ordinary language, with special attention to the use of these terms in the approaches to philosophy that are characteristic of ... More


Scepticism About Thought Experiments

Roy A. Sorensen

in Thought Experiments

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195129137
eISBN:
9780199786138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512913X.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents and motivates the issues surrounding thought experiments by assembling the case against their use. It begins by exploring the more specific charge that thought experiment is ... More


View: