British philosophy refers to the philosophical tradition of the people of the United Kingdom and of its citizens abroad.
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... Recent British philosophers particularly active in the philosophy of religion have included Antony Flew, C ... Other recent figures in the British analytic tradition include Derek Parfit, Karl Popper, Colin McGinn, Galen Strawson and his father P ... focusing on such fields as metaphysics, philosophy of mind, logic, and the philosophy of language ...
... John Dennis was the first to publish his comments in a journal letter published as Miscellanies in 1693, giving an account of crossing the Alps where, contrary to his prior feelings for the beauty of nature as a "delight that is consistent with reason", the experience of the journey was at once a pleasure to the eye as music is to the ear, but "mingled with Horrours, and sometimes almost with despair" ... Shaftesbury had made the journey two years prior to Dennis but did not publish his comments until 1709 in the Moralists ...
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