The Philosophy of Philosophy
March 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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The second volume in the Blackwell Brown Lectures in Philosophy, this volume offers an original and provocative take on the nature and methodology of philosophy.
- Based on public lectures at Brown University, given by the pre-eminent philosopher, Timothy Williamson
- Rejects the ideology of the 'linguistic turn', the most distinctive trend of 20th century philosophy
- Explains the method of philosophy as a development from non-philosophical ways of thinking
- Suggests new ways of understanding what contemporary and past philosophers are doing