Essays Tagged: "Analytic philosophy"

What is functionalism? Critically assess its main advantages and disadvantages.

behavioral outputs. Functionalism is one of the major theoretical developments of Twentieth Century analytic philosophy, and provides the conceptual underpinnings of much work in cognitive science.In ...

(16 pages) 246 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Noam Chomsky and Murray Bookchin

Chomsky has been described as "the father of modern linguistics" (Clark) and he's a major figure of analytic philosophy. He was born in 1928 to Jewish parents and lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


gy or metaphysics. Provide at least two examples of real-life applications for one of the fields of philosophy listed above. Include a minimum of four sources outside the course text. Format your pape ... s position on the nature of reality and what can be known.Metaphysics- is defined as "a division of philosophy that is concerned with the fundamental nature of reality and being and that includes onto ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy