This collection of essays focuses on a current issue of central important in contemporary philosophy, the relationship between philosophy and empirical studies.* Explores in detail a range of examples which demonstrate how the older paradigm - philosophy as conceptual analysis - is giving way to a more varied set of models of philosophical work* Each of the featured papers is a previously unpublished contribution by a major scholar
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Author Biography - Howard K. Wettstein
Howard K. Wettstein is Professor of Philosophy, and Director of the University Honors Program at the University of California, Riverside. He holds a B.A. degree in Philosophy from Yeshiva College, an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York. Wettstein has published two books, The Magic Prism: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language (2004) and Has Semantics Rested On a Mistake?, and Other Essays (1991) and a number of papers in the philosophy of language, for many years the focus of his research. During the last decade he has also worked in the philosophy of religion, publishing papers on topics like awe, doctrine, the problem of evil, and the viability of philosophical theology. He is currently at work on a book in the philosophy of religion. He is a senior editor (with Peter French) of Midwest Studies in Philosophy, and has edited a number of other volumes including Themes From Kaplan (1989, co-edited) and Diasporas and Exiles (2002)