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By Keith Green

Although there was an important revival in curiosity in Bertrand Russell's paintings in recent times, philosophers may nonetheless argue that Russell used to be no longer drawn to language. right here, within the first full-length research of Russell's paintings on language all through his lengthy profession, Keith eco-friendly indicates that this is often in truth now not the case. In reading Russell's work, relatively from 1900 to 1950, eco-friendly exposes a repeated emphasis on, and switch to, linguistic issues. eco-friendly considers how 'linguistics' and 'philosophy' have been suffering within the 20th century to outline themselves and to create acceptable modern disciplines. they'd a lot in universal in the course of convinced classes, but looked as if it would proceed in virtually overall lack of knowledge of each other. This unfavourable relation has been famous long ago through Roy Harris, whose paintings presents many of the notion for the current e-book. Taking these points, Green's aim here is to supply the 1st full-length attention of Russell's assorted paintings in language, and to learn it within the context of constructing modern (i.e. with Russell's paintings) linguistic theory.

The major goals of this crucial new book, in  focusing completely on Russell's paintings on language all through his profession, are to put Russell in the altering contexts of latest linguistic idea; to learn Russell's language-theories opposed to the grain of his personal linguistic perform; to evaluate the connection among linguistic and philosophical inspiration in the course of Russell's occupation, and to re-examine his position within the historical past of linguistic suggestion within the 20th century.  As such, this attention-grabbing research will make an essential contribution to Russell reviews and to the learn of the connection among philosophy and linguistics.

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