By Hans-Johann Glock
Analytic philosophy is approximately 100 years outdated, and it's now the dominant strength inside of Western philosophy. curiosity in its old improvement is expanding, yet there has hitherto been no sustained try to elucidate what it at the moment quantities to, and the way it differs from so-called 'continental' philosophy. during this wealthy and wide-ranging booklet, Hans Johann Glock argues that analytic philosophy is a free circulate held jointly either by way of ties of impact and by means of a variety of 'family resemblances'. He considers the professionals and cons of assorted definitions of analytic philosophy, and tackles the methodological, historiographical and philosophical concerns raised through such definitions. eventually, he explores the broader highbrow and cultural implications of the infamous divide among analytic and continental philosophy. His booklet is a useful consultant for someone looking to comprehend analytic philosophy and the way it really is practised.