Dr. Anat Matar
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e-mail: matar@post.tau.ac.il

Education: B.A., M.A., Ph.D. - Tel-Aviv University

Academic Interests: Metaphilosophy; History of Analytic Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Intuitionism; Commonsense; and the philosophies of Frege, Wittgenstein, Collingwood and Dummett.

Current Research: The status of philosophical propositions (the possibility of philosophical truth, information and innovation); the philosophical relevance of contexts of discovery and of recognition, and of non-linguistic knowledge; philosophy and commonsense; the relationship between Analytic and Continental philosophy.

Courses Taught:Introduction to the philosophy of language; The Paradox of analysis; The emergence of Analytic Philosophy; The Ineffable; Frege read anachronistically; Wittgenstein -mere therapy?; Michael Dummett's worldview.

Main Publications:

From Dummett's Philosophical Perspective, Walter de Gruyter, 1997.
"Analytic Philosophy: rationalism vs. romanticism", in a volume co-edited with A. Biletzki, The Story of Analytic Philosophy, London: Routledge, 1998.
"Decontextualizing context", in P. Weingartner et al (eds), The Role of Pragmatics in Contemporary Philosophy, Kirchberg am Wechsel: The Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, 1997.