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Sir Alfred Jules "Freddie" Ayer (29 October 1910 – 27 June 1989) was a British philosopher known for his promotion of logical positivism, particularly in his books Language, Truth, and Logic (1936) and The Problem of Knowledge (1956).
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The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, frequently known as the American Academy, is one of the oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for policy research in the United States.
Analytic philosophy (sometimes analytical philosophy) is a style of philosophy that became dominant in English-speaking countries during the 20th century.
Arda Denkel (1949–2000) was a Turkish philosopher.
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The Aristotelian Society for the Systematic Study of Philosophy, more generally known as the Aristotelian Society, was founded at a meeting on 19 April 1880, at 17 Bloomsbury Square which resolved "to constitute a society of about twenty and to include ladies; the society to meet fortnightly, on Mondays at 8 o'clock, at the rooms of the Spelling Reform Association…" Amongst other things, the rules of the Society stipulated: According to H. Wildon Carr, in choosing a name for the society, it was: The Society's first president was Mr. Shadworth H. Hodgson.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist.
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Bimal Krishna Matilal (1935–1991) was an Indian philosopher whose influential writings present the Indian philosophical tradition as being concerned with the same issues as have been the theme in Western philosophy.
The British Academy is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences.
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Christ's College is a secondary school with academy status in East Finchley, London, United Kingdom.
Colin McGinn (born 10 March 1950) is a British philosopher.
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Contemporary philosophy is the present period in the history of Western philosophy beginning at the end of the 19th century with the professionalization of the discipline and the rise of analytic and continental philosophy.
Daphne Todd OBE (born 1947) is an English artist who was the first female President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters from 1994–2000, and who won the BP Portrait Award 2010 with a painting of her 100-year-old mother's corpse.
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David Kellogg Lewis (September 28, 1941 – October 14, 2001) was an American philosopher.
A definite description is a denoting phrase in the form of "the X" where X is a noun-phrase or a singular common noun.
Dieter Henrich (born 5 January 1927) is a German philosopher.
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Ealing is a major suburban district of west London, England and the administrative centre of the London Borough of Ealing.
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Finchley is an area of north London, England, in the London Borough of Barnet.
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Galen John Strawson (born 1952) is a British analytic philosopher and literary critic who works primarily on philosophy of mind, metaphysics (including free will, panpsychism, the mind-body problem, and the self), John Locke, David Hume,Immanuel Kant and Friedrich Nietzsche.
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Gilbert Ryle (19 August 1900 – 6 October 1976) was a British philosopher.
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Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher, who is considered the central figure of modern philosophy.
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John Rogers Searle (born July 31, 1932) is an American philosopher and currently the Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley.
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Major General John Strawson CBE (1 January 1921 – 21 February 2014) was a British Army officer.
Joshua Knobe is an experimental philosopher, whose work ranges across issues in philosophy of mind and action and ethics.
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Keith Sedgwick Donnellan (25 June 1931, Washington, DC – February 2015, Los Angeles, CA) was a contemporary philosopher and Professor Emeritus of the UCLA department of Philosophy.
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Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language.
Magdalen College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
James Martin Hollis (14 March 1938 – 27 February 1998) was an English rationalist philosopher.
Methuen Publishing Ltd is a British publishing house.
Midwest Studies in Philosophy is an annual journal in the analytic tradition that covers one topic in each issue.
Mind is a British peer-reviewed academic journal, currently published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Mind Association, which deals with philosophy in the analytic tradition.
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The MIT Press is a university press affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States).
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The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals' personal bravery, achievement, or service to the United Kingdom and the British Overseas Territories.
Ordinary language philosophy is a philosophical school that sees traditional philosophical problems as rooted in misunderstandings philosophers develop by distorting or forgetting what words actually mean in everyday use.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press.
Herbert Paul Grice (March 13, 1913 – August 28, 1988), usually publishing under the name H. P. Grice, H. Paul Grice, or Paul Grice, was a British philosopher of language, who spent the final two decades of his career in the United States.
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Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (PPR) is a bimonthly philosophy journal founded in 1940.
Philosophy of language is concerned with four central problems: the nature of meaning, language use, language cognition, and the relationship between language and reality.
Philosophy of mind is a branch of philosophy that studies the nature of the mind, mental events, mental functions, mental properties, consciousness, and their relationship to the physical body, particularly the brain.
Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) is a popular interdisciplinary undergraduate/post-graduate degree which combines study from three disciplines.
Pierre Bourdieu (1 August 1930 – 23 January 2002) was a sociologist, anthropologist, philosopher, and renowned public intellectual.
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Pranab Kumar Sen (born November 7, 1937 in Calcutta, India), retrieved 2011-07-03.
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Ramchandra Gandhi (June 9, 1937 – June 13, 2007) was an Indian philosopher, a student of Peter Strawson.
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St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford.
Ted Honderich (born 30 January 1933) is a Canadian-born British philosopher, Grote Professor Emeritus of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic, University College London.
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The Bounds of Sense: An Essay on Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason is a 1966 book about Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (1781) by Peter Strawson, a 20th-century Oxford philosopher.
The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.
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The Journal of Philosophy is a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal on philosophy.
The Philosophical Review is a quarterly journal of philosophy edited by the faculty of the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University and published by Duke University Press (since September 2006).
The theory of descriptions is the philosopher Bertrand Russell's most significant contribution to the philosophy of language.
University College (in full The Master and Fellows of the College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford,Darwall-Smith, Robin, A History of University College, Oxford. Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-928429-0. colloquially referred to as "Univ"), is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.
The University of Massachusetts Press is a university press that is part of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
The Waynflete Professorships are four professorial fellowships at the University of Oxford endowed by Magdalen College and named in honour of the college founder William of Waynflete, who had a great interest in science.
Western philosophy is the philosophical thought and work of the Western world.