an approach to philosophical problems used especially by certain British and American philosophers, inspired by G. E. Moore, and marked by the elucidation of difficult and controversial concepts by resolving them into their elements.
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Origin of linguistic philosophy
First recorded in 1955–60
Words nearby linguistic philosophy
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British Dictionary definitions for linguistic philosophy
the approach to philosophy common in the mid 20th century that tends to see philosophical problems as arising from inappropriate theoretical use of language and therefore as being resolved by detailed attention to the common use of expressions
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