Combining Philosophers

Ideas for Friedrich Schlegel, Simon Critchley and Bertrand Russell

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1. Philosophy / F. Analytic Philosophy / 1. Nature of Analysis
Analysis gives us nothing but the truth - but never the whole truth [Russell]
Only by analysing is progress possible in philosophy [Russell]
Analysis gives new knowledge, without destroying what we already have [Russell]
1. Philosophy / F. Analytic Philosophy / 5. Linguistic Analysis
All philosophy should begin with an analysis of propositions [Russell]
The study of grammar is underestimated in philosophy [Russell]
'Socrates is human' expresses predication, and 'Socrates is a man' expresses identity [Russell]
Common speech is vague; its vocabulary and syntax must be modified, for precision [Russell]
1. Philosophy / F. Analytic Philosophy / 6. Logical Analysis
We can't sharply distinguish variables, domains and values, if symbols frighten us [Russell]
When problems are analysed properly, they are either logical, or not philosophical at all [Russell]
A logical language would show up the fallacy of inferring reality from ordinary language [Russell]
1. Philosophy / F. Analytic Philosophy / 7. Limitations of Analysis
Analysis falsifies, if when the parts are broken down they are not equivalent to their sum [Russell]