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Knowledge Truth and Realism: Essays in Philosophical Analysis
Knowledge Truth and Realism: Essays in Philosophical Analysis
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From the Jacket:

Knowledge, Truth and Realism is a collection of essays written by Pranab Kumar Sen over a period of ten years (from 1989 to 1998). The essays deal mainly with issues in philosophy of Language and Theory of Knowledge from the standpoint of analytical philosophy. They bring forth Sen's realist philosophical Position and his attempt to weave together specific questions concerning meaning, reference, truth, knowledge and objectivity in this realistic framework. By responding to and by making use of the ideas of Philosophers like, Gottlob Frege,Ludwig Wittgenstein, W.V. Quine, Donald Davidson, Peter Strawson, H.P. Grice, Michael Documentt, John McDowell, Sen develops his distinctive theory of meaning and understanding along with his theory of knowledge/knowing. In doing so he also addresses the larger issue regarding the nature of philosophical analysis. The essays are a testimony engagement of the Philosopher with some of the central and contemporary debates in analytical philosophy.

About the Author:

Pranab Kumar Sen (1931-99) was one of the leading philosophers of India. He was Professor and later Professor Emeritus at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. His teaching and research career was marked by a profound engagement with specific questions in Philosophical Logic, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics and Ontology, Philosophy of Kant, Epistemology and Ethics. He was visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angles, 1977-78, University of Pune, 1990 and Indian Institute of Advance Study, Shimla, 1995. He was Visiting Fellow at Visva Bharati, Shanti Niketan, 1968, All Souls College, Oxford, 1988, and a Senior Fulbright Research Fellow at the Universities of Chicago, California at Los Angles and Berkeley, Harvard, Princeton and Pittsburg 1977-78. Professor Sen has authored two influential books dealing in Analytical Philosophy-Logic, Induction and Ontology and Reference and Truth. He has edited 6 Volumes of Philosophical papers and published a large number of seminal articles in the national and international journals and edited volumes.

Manidipa Sen teaches at the Centre for Philosophy, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Madhucchanda Sen teaches at the Department of Philosophy, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.

Nirmalya Narayan Chakraborty teaches at the Department of Philosophy, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgement vii
Editor's Introduction ix
1 ANALYSIS
The Paradox of Analysis
3
2 KNOWLEDGE
Some Problems of Knowledge
23
3 Knowledge and Truth 55
4 Our Knowledge of the Structure of Our Own Language 65
5 MEANING, TRUTH AND REALISM
Truth
73
6 Aspects of the Theory of Meaning: Some Contemporary Issues 93
7 Meaning, Reference and Realism 114
8 Objectivity 133
9 APPENDIX
Philosophy, Science and Ideology
147
Bibliography 161
Index 165
Item Code:
IDI935
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2007
Publisher:
Indian Council of Philosophical Research
ISBN:
8185636982
Size:
8.7" X 6.0"
Pages:
167
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 370 gms
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From the Jacket:

Knowledge, Truth and Realism is a collection of essays written by Pranab Kumar Sen over a period of ten years (from 1989 to 1998). The essays deal mainly with issues in philosophy of Language and Theory of Knowledge from the standpoint of analytical philosophy. They bring forth Sen's realist philosophical Position and his attempt to weave together specific questions concerning meaning, reference, truth, knowledge and objectivity in this realistic framework. By responding to and by making use of the ideas of Philosophers like, Gottlob Frege,Ludwig Wittgenstein, W.V. Quine, Donald Davidson, Peter Strawson, H.P. Grice, Michael Documentt, John McDowell, Sen develops his distinctive theory of meaning and understanding along with his theory of knowledge/knowing. In doing so he also addresses the larger issue regarding the nature of philosophical analysis. The essays are a testimony engagement of the Philosopher with some of the central and contemporary debates in analytical philosophy.

About the Author:

Pranab Kumar Sen (1931-99) was one of the leading philosophers of India. He was Professor and later Professor Emeritus at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. His teaching and research career was marked by a profound engagement with specific questions in Philosophical Logic, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics and Ontology, Philosophy of Kant, Epistemology and Ethics. He was visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angles, 1977-78, University of Pune, 1990 and Indian Institute of Advance Study, Shimla, 1995. He was Visiting Fellow at Visva Bharati, Shanti Niketan, 1968, All Souls College, Oxford, 1988, and a Senior Fulbright Research Fellow at the Universities of Chicago, California at Los Angles and Berkeley, Harvard, Princeton and Pittsburg 1977-78. Professor Sen has authored two influential books dealing in Analytical Philosophy-Logic, Induction and Ontology and Reference and Truth. He has edited 6 Volumes of Philosophical papers and published a large number of seminal articles in the national and international journals and edited volumes.

Manidipa Sen teaches at the Centre for Philosophy, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Madhucchanda Sen teaches at the Department of Philosophy, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.

Nirmalya Narayan Chakraborty teaches at the Department of Philosophy, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgement vii
Editor's Introduction ix
1 ANALYSIS
The Paradox of Analysis
3
2 KNOWLEDGE
Some Problems of Knowledge
23
3 Knowledge and Truth 55
4 Our Knowledge of the Structure of Our Own Language 65
5 MEANING, TRUTH AND REALISM
Truth
73
6 Aspects of the Theory of Meaning: Some Contemporary Issues 93
7 Meaning, Reference and Realism 114
8 Objectivity 133
9 APPENDIX
Philosophy, Science and Ideology
147
Bibliography 161
Index 165
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