By Paul Gilbert, Søren Overgaard, Stephen Burwood
What's philosophy? How may still we do it? Why may still we trouble to? those are the categories of questions addressed via metaphilosophy - the philosophical examine of the character of philosophy itself. scholars of philosophy at the present time are confronted with a complicated and daunting array of philosophical tools, methods and types and likewise deep divisions akin to the infamous rift among analytic and Continental philosophy. This ebook takes readers via a whole diversity of methods - analytic as opposed to Continental, scientistic as opposed to humanistic, 'pure' as opposed to utilized - allowing them to find and comprehend those other ways of doing philosophy. truly and accessibly written, it's going to stimulate mirrored image on philosophical perform and should be worthwhile for college kids of philosophy and different philosophically prone readers.