Analytical philosophy



noun
a school of philosophy which flourished in the first half of the 20th century and which sought to resolve philosophical problems by analysing the language in which they are expressed, esp in terms of formal logic as in Russell’s theory of descriptions Compare linguistic philosophy
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analytic philosophy; the attempt to resolve philosophical problems through analysis of language and meaning

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