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Unformatted text preview: ideas for thinking what they believed in. Analytic philosophy focuses on using the analysis of complicated thoughts and ideals in order to show a much easier explanation; therefore simpler to consider and understand. There is an undisclosed amount of early philosophers that published in and taught analytical philosophy. This method has been used as a dominant approach in philosophy for over one hundred years. Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) was a philosopher that believed in idealism and metaphysical ideas. Russell was a philosopher that started thinking about mathematics and the process of solving things. He thought that absolute idealist philosophies faltered when they tried to explain mathematics. This made his work very important in English speaking countries and a touchstone in American philosophical movements. Moore, B.N., Bruder, K. (2008). Philosophy: The power of ideas (7 th Ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill Higher Education....
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