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Introduction: Who’s Afraid of Ordinary Language Philosophy? A Plea for Reviving a Wrongly Reviled Tradition, by Alice Crary and Joel de Lara

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Alice Crary is Professor of Philosophy at The New School for Social Research and Fellow in Philosophy and Christian Ethics at the University of Oxford. She is the author of Inside Ethics: On the Demands of Moral Thought (Harvard University Press, 2016) and Beyond Moral Judgment (Harvard University […]

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Conceptual Analysis, Practical Commitment, and Ordinary Language, by Richard Eldridge

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Richard Eldridge is Charles and Harriett Cox McDowell Professor of Philosophy at Swarthmore College. He is the author of numerous books, of which the most recent are Images of History: Kant, Benjamin, Freedom, and the Human Subject (Oxford University Press, 2016) and Literature, Life, and Modernity (Columbia University […]

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The Vulnerability of the Ordinary: Goffman, Reader of Austin

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Sandra Laugier is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris I. Her most recent books include (with Albert Ogien) Antidémocratie (La Découverte, 2017), Etica e politica dell’ordinario (LED, 2015), and (with Albert Ogien) Le principe démocratie: Enquête sur les nouvelles formes du politique (La Découverte, 2014). Among […]

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A Wittgensteinian/Austinian Qualified Defense of Ryle on Know-How, by Rupert Read

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Rupert Read is Reader in Philosophy at the University of East Anglia. He is the author of a number of works, including A Wittgensteinian Way with Paradoxes (Lexington, 2012), Wittgenstein among the Sciences: Wittgensteinian Investigations into the “Scientific Method,” ed. Simon Summers (Routledge, 2012), Philosophy for Life: Applying […]

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Category Mistakes and Ordinary Language, by Martin Gustafsson

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Martin Gustafsson is Professor of Culture, History, and Philosophy at Åbo Akademi University. He is the editor (with Richard Sørli) of The Philosophy of J.L. Austin (Oxford University Press, 2011) and (with Lars Hertzberg) of The Practice of Language (Kluwer, 2002). Among his recently published articles and essays […]

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Aesthetic Self-Consciousness and Sensus Communis: On the Significance of Ordinary Language in Kant’s Analytic of the Beautiful, by Andrea Kern

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Andrea Kern is Professor of the History of Philosophy at the University of Leipzig. She is the author of Quellen des Wissens: Zum Begriff vernün-ftiger Erkenntnisfähigkeiten (Suhrkamp, 2006). In addition, she is the editor (with Christian Kietzmann) of Selbstbewusstes Leben: Texte zu einer transformativen Theorie der menschlichen Subjektivität […]

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On Homecoming: Wittgenstein, Cavell, and the Odyssey, by Yi-Ping Ong

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Yi-Ping Ong is Assistant Professor of Humanities at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of The Art of Being: Poetics of the Novel and Existentialist Philosophy (Harvard University Press, 2018). Her published articles include “Lectures on Ethics: Wittgenstein and Kafka,” in Wittgenstein and Modernism, ed. Michael Lemahieu […]

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Toward a Non-Ideal Philosophy of Language, by David Beaver and Jason Stanley

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. David Beaver is Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also serves as Director of the Cognitive Science Program. He is the author (with Brady Z. Clark) of Sense and Sensitivity: How Focus Determines Meaning (Wiley Blackwell, 2008) and Presupposition and […]

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Review-Toril Moi’s Revolution of the Ordinary: Literary Studies after Wittgenstein, Austin, and Cavell

Niklas Forsberg reviews Toril Moi’s Revolution of the Ordinary: Literary Studies after Wittgenstein, Austin, and Cavell, published by University of Chicago Press (2017). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Niklas Forsberg is Head of Research at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Pardubice. He is the author of the monograph Language Lost […]

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Review-Andrew Norris’ Becoming Who We Are: Politics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell

Jonathan Havercroft reviews Andrew Norris’ Becoming Who We Are: Politics and Practical Philosophy in the Work of Stanley Cavell, published by Oxford University Press (2017). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Jonathan Havercroft is Associate Professor of International Political Theory at the University of Southampton. He is the author of Captives of Sovereignty (Cambridge […]

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