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Dummett: Philosophy of Language by Karen Green
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Karen Green offers the first comprehensive introduction to Dummett's philosophy of language, providing an overview and summary of his most important arguments. She argues that Dummett should not be understood as a determined advocate of anti-realism, but that his greatest contribution to the philosophy of language is to have set out the strengths and weaknesses of the three most influential positions within the contemporary theory of meaning - realism, as epitomised by Frege, the holism to be found in Wittgenstein, Quine and Davidson and the constructivism which can be extracted from Brouwer. It demonstrates that analytic philosophy as Dummett practices it, is by no means an outmoded approach to thinking about language, but that it is relevant both to cognitive science and to phenomenology.

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Social life, family, nation-state, to political relations
Study of societies and relationships among individuals in those societies.
A government is an institution through which leaders exercise power

Social and political philosophy is a very broad area of research that includes examinations and evaluations of all aspects of social life, from the family, to the nation-state, to international relations.

Despite these differences, many questions whether certain fields — including psychology, economics, history, sociology, political science, and philosophy — fall under the umbrella of the humanities or social sciences.

Philosophy of social science, the branch of philosophy that examines the concepts, methods, and logic of the social sciences. The philosophy of social science is consequently a metatheoretical endeavour—a theory about theories of social life.

Next, political science is closely intertwined with sociology as both branches attempt to study human behaviour in groups. Whereas sociology studies the entire society, political science is concerned with the political systems that are part of the larger society.

While the seven social sciences (anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, and sociology) possess their own importance and influence, in studying the contributions each area makes to the over-branching discipline of anthropology, a certain ranking of these sciences provides an

Definition of social philosophy - the study and interpretation of society and social institutions in terms of ethical values rather than empirical relations. Political philosophy is the study of fundamental questions about the state, government, politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law and the enforcement of a legal code by authority: what they are, why (or even if) they are needed, what makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect.

The major philosophies during the period, Confucianism, Legalism, Mohism, Agrarianism and Taoism, each had a political aspect to their philosophical schools. Philosophers such as Confucius, Mencius, and Mozi, focused on political unity and political stability as the basis of their political philosophies.

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