In the 20th century, the field of philosophy was under going some big changes. Science was playing a big role in the world and caused a big change here in America and in England. Other countries were rejecting this scientific view dividing the field of philosophy down the middle. This division amongst philosophers lead to a stylistic change in the way each sect decided to go about philosophy. Emerging from the 20th century were two terms, Analytic and Continental philosophy, the subject of our topic today.
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Analytic philosophy refers to a method of philosophy relying heavily on the virtues of More >