I want to read following topics

Moore, Russell and Early Wittgenstein: Defence of Commonsense; Refutation of Idealism; Logical Atomism; Logical Constructions; Incomplete Symbols; Picture Theory of Meaning; Saying and Showing.

Logical Positivism: Verification Theory of Meaning; Rejection of Metaphysics; Linguistic Theory of Necessary Propositions.

Later Wittgenstein: Meaning and Use; Language-games; Critique of Private Language.

Phenomenology (Husserl): Method; Theory of Essences; Avoidance of Psychologism.

Existentialism (Kierkegaard, Sartre, Heidegger): Existence and Essence; Choice, Responsibility and Authentic Existence; Being-in-the –world and Temporality .

Quine and Strawson : Critique of Empiricism; Theory of Basic Particulars and Persons.

Please suggest a standard reference for above topics.

  • You can see most of this "items" in SEP; e.g. Logical Empiricism with good overview, bibliography and historical details. It is easy to search ... – Mauro ALLEGRANZA Dec 3 '14 at 8:20

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