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Offers a comprehensive overview philosophical methodology. A team of thirty-eight of the world's leading philosophers present original essays on various aspects of how philosophy should be and is done. Includes coverage of broad traditions and approaches to philosophical methodology and essays about the interconnections between philosophy and neighboring fields.
Contains twenty-six original and substantive papers examining a wide selection of philosophical methods. Drawing upon an international range of leading contributors, it considers future debates about how philosophy should be done. The papers will be of particular interest to researchers and high-level undergraduates.
Offers clear and comprehensive coverage of the main methodological debates and approaches within philosophy. The chapters in this volume approach the question of how to do philosophy from a wide range of perspectives, including conceptual analysis, critical theory, deconstruction, experimental philosophy, hermeneutics, Kantianism, methodological naturalism, phenomenology, and pragmatism.