Bosworth, William Albert Pate
References to the philosophy of logic and language are common in political theory to help justify certain styles of conceptual analysis. Yet such references are usually done in a relatively unsystematic way. I propose a new brand of conceptual analysis called 'destructive conceptual analysis' for political theory from a systematic engagement with the philosophy of logic and language. It involves a significant inversion where instead of defining terms we eliminate them. The brand is derived...[Show more]
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