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Published by Bank House Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8771456M
ISBN 101904408109
ISBN 109781904408109
OCLC/WorldCa71192983

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Do Philosophers Talk Nonsense? by I. Dearden. Antony Fredriksson. Review: Dearden, Ian, Do Philosophers Talk Nonsense? An inquiry into the possibility of illusions of meaning (Revised edition). London, Rellet Press: pp. In this short book Ian Dearden addresses a question concerning the role of the concept of nonsense in philosophical. Is There Such A Thing As Philosophical Nonsense? For the best part of a century now philosophers have been accusing each other of talking nonsense. This practice presupposes that people can be wrong in thinking they mean anything by what they say. Book review of Ian Dearden: Do Philosophers Talk Nonsense? An inquiry into the possibility of illusions of meaning (Revised edition). London, Rellet Press , pp. Get this from a library! Do philosophers talk nonsense?: an inquiry into the possibility of illusions of meaning. [Ian Dearden].

Buy Do Philosophers Talk Nonsense? Revised by Ian Dearden (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Book review of Ian Dearden: Do Philosophers Talk Nonsense? An inquiry into the possibility of illusions of meaning (Revised edition). London, Rellet Press , : Antony Fredriksson. The Problem of Philosophical Nonsense – A Short Introduction. Do Philosophers Talk Nonsense? – An Inquiry Into The Possibility Of Illusions Of Meaning. Explaining Oneself – Can It Be Done? (Now available from the author – See contact page.) My papers on “Philosophers’ Nonsense” from Aristotle to Wittgenstein – Quotes. Do Philosophers Talk Nonsense? An Inquiry into the Possibility of Illusions of Meaning by Ian Dearden Article (PDF Available) in Forum Philosophicum 18(2) January with 77 Reads.

  In fact, professional philosophers rarely ask the question and, when they do, they often dismiss it as nonsense. The phrase itself is of relatively recent origin. Its first use in English is in Thomas Carlyle’s parodic novel Sartor Resartus (), where it appears in the mouth of a comic German philosopher, Diogenes Teufelsdröckh (‘God Author: Kieran Setiya.   Become an autodidact. Read everything: novels, history, religion, philosophy, whatever. Think about what you read. Talk to others about what you read. Ask intelligent questions. Audit classes about subjects you are interested in. Do the same work as the paying students. Ask more questions. Consider the source. Learn to reason critically%(). The later Wittgenstein maintains – and the claim gets more insistent with time, coming to dominate On Certainty – that an acceptable sentence of the language can be nonsense if it is uttered in unsuitable circumstances; and so we, as philosophers, can talk nonsense if we do not realise that we have detached a sentence from the sorts of. Philosophy is Bullshit: David Hume. Much of the prose so colorfully presented above is not terribly idea-original. The perceptive reader will observe that I've read and been influenced by many philosophers and thinkers of years past.