- Analytic philosophy means using common experience and ordinary language to analyze concepts and language in philosophy.
Linguistic analysis, which studies the way words are used, is an example of analytic-philosophy.
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- A cluster of philosophical traditions holding that argumentation and clarity are vital to productive philosophical inquiry.
- A philosophical school of the 20th century whose central methodology is the analysis of concepts or language. Leading practitioners have included Bertrand Russell, George Edward Moore, Rudolf Carnap, and Ludwig Wittgenstein.
- Philosophy as professionally practiced in the United States and Great Britain in the 20th century.