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Susan Stebbing and the Language of Common Sense


Part of the History of Analytic Philosophy book series (History of Analytic Philosophy)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Siobhan Chapman
    Pages 1-8
  3. Siobhan Chapman
    Pages 9-22
  4. Siobhan Chapman
    Pages 23-40
  5. Siobhan Chapman
    Pages 41-58
  6. Siobhan Chapman
    Pages 59-80
  7. Siobhan Chapman
    Pages 81-100
  8. Siobhan Chapman
    Pages 101-119
  9. Siobhan Chapman
    Pages 120-145
  10. Siobhan Chapman
    Pages 146-171
  11. Siobhan Chapman
    Pages 172-186
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 187-221

About this book


This first book-length study of the work and life of L. Susan Stebbing relates the development of her thought to the philosophical, social and political background of her life. It also assesses Stebbing's contribution in the light of developments both in analytic philosophy and in linguistics in the decade since her death.


bibliography death knowledge L. Susan Stebbing linguistics logic logical positivism philosophy philosophy of language politics

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of LiverpoolUK

About the authors

Siobhan Chapman is Professor of English Language at the University of Liverpool, UK. She has previously taught at the Universities of Newcastle and Kent. Her publications include Paul Grice, Philosopher and Linguist; Thinking About Language, Theories of English; Language and Empiricism, After the Vienna Circle and Pragmatics.

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