A Companion to W.V.O. Quine

A Companion to W.V.O. Quine

Editor(s): Gilbert Harman, Ernie Lepore

Published Online: 6 DEC 2013 10:01PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470672105

Online ISBN: 9781118607992

DOI: 10.1002/9781118607992

About this Book

This Companion brings together a team of leading figures in contemporary philosophy to provide an in-depth exposition and analysis of Quine's extensive influence across philosophy's many subfields, highlighting the breadth of his work, and revealing his continued significance today.

  • Provides an in-depth account and analysis of W.V.O. Quine's contribution to American Philosophy, and his position as one of the late twentieth-century's most influential analytic philosophers
  • Brings together newly-commissioned essays by leading figures within contemporary philosophy
  • Covers Quine's work across philosophy of logic, philosophy of language, ontology and metaphysics, epistemology, and more
  • Explores his work in relation to the origins of analytic philosophy in America, and to the history of philosophy more broadly
  • Highlights the breadth of Quine's work across the discipline, and demonstrates the continuing influence of his work within the philosophical community

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Method

  2. Part II: Language

  3. Part III: Logic, Mathematics, Science

  4. Part IV: Relation to Other Philosophers

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