Philosophy at a Crossroads: Escaping from Irrelevance.

A guest authored edgy essay by Carlo Cellucci

APP Editors’ Note:

1. Introduction

2. The Multiplication of Philosophers and the Irrelevance of Philosophy

3. The Specialist View of Philosophical Work

4. Analytic Philosophy and the Specialist View of Philosophical Work

5. Analytic Philosophy and the Irrelevance of Philosophy

6. An Analytic Reaction to the Irrelevance of Philosophy

7. Philosophy as Acquisition of Knowledge

8. The Tradition of Philosophy as Acquisition of Knowledge

9. Analytic Philosophy and the Advancement of Knowledge

10. Analytic Philosophy and Scholasticism

11. Some Remarks about Philosophy as Acquisition of Knowledge

12. The Objection that Only Science Can be Acquisition of Knowledge

13. Philosophy as Essentially Different from Science

14. Philosophy as Acquisition of Knowledge and Mathematics

15. The Objection that Ethics and Politics are about Values, not Facts

16. Propositional and Non-Propositional Knowledge

17. Analytic Philosophy and Progress

18. Normal Philosophy and Revolutionary Philosophy?

19. Ordinary Philosophy and Extraordinary Philosophy

20. Conclusion

NOTES

AGAINST PROFESSIONAL PHILOSOPHY REDUX 175

Formerly Captain Nemo. A not-so-very-angry, but still unemployed, full-time philosopher-nobody.

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