Metaphilosophy

Cath, Yuri (2011) Metaphilosophy. In: Oxford Bibliographies Online: Philosophy. Oxford University Press, New York.

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Abstract

Often philosophers have reason to ask fundamental questions about the aims, methods, nature, or value of their own discipline. When philosophers systematically examine such questions, the resulting work is sometimes referred to as “metaphilosophy.” Metaphilosophy, it should be said, is not a well-established, or clearly demarcated, field of philosophical inquiry like epistemology or the philosophy of art. However, in the late 20th and early 21st centuries there has been a great deal of metaphilosophical work on issues concerning the methodology of philosophy in the analytic tradition. This article focuses on that work.

Item Type: Book Section
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Philosophy
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Philosophy of Mathematics and Economics
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Philosophy
Depositing User: Katherine Humphries
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2012 08:19
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2022 00:58
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/39703
DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780195396577-0074

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