George Edward Moore
George Edward Moore
(1873-11-04 - 1958-10-24)


Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell
(1872-05-18 - 1970-02-02)


Ludwig Wittgenstein
Ludwig Wittgenstein
(1889-04-26 - 1951-04-29)

 

Georg Henrik von Wright
Georg Henrik von Wright
(1916-06-14 - 2003-06-16)

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An Introduction

Welcome to
the "Conceptanalysis, Language and Logic"-site!



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"Language is a labyrinth of paths. You approach from one side and know your way about; you approach the same place from another side and no longer know your way about."
      Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)

The first theme of this site deals with the Conceptanalysis and three creators of the Modern Conceptanalysis. These pages are based on Georg Henrik von Wright's book: "Logic, philosophy and language" (first published in Swedish: "Logik, filosofi och språk", 1957. In Finnish: "Logiikka, filosofia ja kieli", 1958, Delfiinikirjat, translation by Jaakko Hintikka(1) and Tauno Nyberg).

According to that book, Modern Conceptanalysis, conceptual analysis is a creation of three philosophers, who all have affected at the University of Cambridge:

Also this site includes own pages dealing with language and logic. On these pages is presented, among other topics, outlines of following subjects:

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I respectfully hope that the word I'm using, "Conceptanalysis", isn't confusing anyone. It is being used as a synonym to "conceptual analysis".

However, before we deal with the contemporary part of the Conceptanalysis, it is necessary to return for a while to the antique (e.g. Pythagoras, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Heraclitus, Democritus, Epicurus etc.), medieval and later times in order to gain an understanding of the conclusions which philosophers and logicians of our days have made: A review to the history of Conceptanalysis.

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