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Author Baz, Avner, 1964-
Title When words are called for : a defense of ordinary language philosophy / Avner Baz.
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor2  B828.36 .B39 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 238 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-232) and index.
Contents The basic conflict: an initial characterization -- The main arguments against ordinary language philosophy -- Must philosophers rely on intuitions? -- Contextualism and the burden of knowledge -- Contextualism, anti-contextualism, and knowing as being in a position to give assurance -- Conclusion: skepticism and the dialectic of (semantically pure) "knowledge" -- Epilogue: ordinary language philosophy, Kant, and the roots of antinomial thinking.
Subject Ordinary-language philosophy.
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
ISBN 0674055225 (alk. paper)
9780674055223 (alk. paper)
Standard # 40020695881
OCLC number 755213493