Analytic Philosophy Definition

A cluster of philosophical traditions holding that argumentation and clarity are vital to productive philosophical inquiry.
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A 20th-cent. philosophic movement characterized by its method of analyzing concepts and statements in the light of common experience and ordinary language so as to eliminate confusions of thought and resolve many traditional philosophical problems.
Webster's New World
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.
American Heritage
Philosophy as professionally practiced in the United States and Great Britain in the 20th century.
American Heritage
(philosophy) A style of philosophy that came to dominate English-speaking countries in the 20th century.

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