PHEB304 Аналитична философия


The students will be introduced to the main ideas in Analytic philosophy. In the end of the course they will know the nature, role and method of analysis, early history of Analytic philosophy and some later trends. They can use linguistic and conceptual analyse for evaluation of philosophical argumentation.

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Философия (на английски език)


доц. Христо Гьошев  д-р
гл. ас. Анна Бешкова  д-р

Описание на курса:


Successful graduates of the course students:

1) know:

• the main ideas and methods in Analytic philosophy.

2) can:

• use analytical methods for testing philosophical proofs and concepts.

Предварителни изисквания:

Форми на провеждане:

Учебни форми:

Език, на който се води курса:

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

  1. Linguistic Turn. Origin of Analytical Philosophy.
  2. Frege on sense and reference.
  3. Russell’s theory of definite description.
  4. Logical atomism: Wittgenstein’s picture theory.
  5. Logical positivism: principle of verification.
  6. Speech act: Austin distinctions.
  7. Intention and convention: Grice’s program.

Литература по темите:

Ayer, A. J., Language, Truth and Reality, L., 1936

Austin, J. L. How to Do Things with Words, Oxford University Press, 1962

Frege, G., Translations from the Philosophical Writings of Gottlob Frege, ed. Peter Geach and Max Black, Blackwell, O., 1960

Grice, P. Studies in the Way of Words, Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1989

Russell, B., ‘On denoting’, Mind, 1905

Russell, B., The Philosophy of Logical Atomism, C., Open Court, 1985

Wittgenstein, L., Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, N.Y., 1922