Philosophy of Language
The Big Questions
Edited by Andrea Nye
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Philosophy of Language by Andrea Nye
Book DescriptionThis anthology brings together a diversity of readings in the philosophy of language from the ancient Greeks to contemporary analytic, feminist, and multicultural perspectives. The emphasis is on issues that have a direct bearing on concerns about knowledge, reality, meaning, and understanding. A general introduction and introductions to each group of readings identify both the continuities and differences in the way "big" questions in philosophy of language have been addressed by philosophers of different historical periods, institutional affiliations, races, and genders.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631206026
(255mm x 180mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andrea Nye
Socrates and Diotima, Hardback (August 2015)
Few women's voices have survived from the antiquity period, but evidence shows that, especially in the area of religion, women were influential in Greek culture. Drawing on Socrates' Symposium, Nye advances this notion by not only exploring the original religious meaning of Diotima's teaching but also how that meaning has been lost throughout time.
Feminism and Modern Philosophy, Paperback (June 2004)
introduces fundamental topics in modern philosophy from a feminist perspective. It takes the student through the subject step by step by looking at the main thinkers most usually examined on a course in modern philosophy and by examining the role of gender in studying classic philosophical texts.
Philosophy of Language, Hardback (January 1998)
This anthology brings together a diversity of readings in the philosophy of language from the ancient Greeks to contemporary analytic, feminist, and multicultural perspectives. The emphasis is on issues that have a direct bearing on concerns about knowledge, reality, meaning, and understanding.
Philosophia, Paperback (March 1994)» View all books by Andrea Nye
This volume concerns the work of three 20th-century women thinkers: Rosa Luxemburg, Simone Weil and Hannah Arendt. It explores their views on justice, knowledge, the self, divinity, and the way philosophical problems have been framed in the mainstream masculine tradition.
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Author Biography - Andrea Nye
Andrea Nye is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin--Whitewater. She is the author of Feminist Theory and the Philosophies of Man (1988), Words of Power: a Feminist Reading of the History of Logic (1990), Philosophia: the Thought of Rosa Luxemburg, Simone Weil, Hannah Arendt (1994), Philosophy and Feminism: at the Border (1995).
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