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Attitude ProblemsAn Essay On Linguistic Intensionality

Attitude Problems: An Essay On Linguistic Intensionality

Graeme Forbes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199274949
eISBN:
9780191699801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274949.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Ascriptions of mental states to oneself and others give rise to many interesting logical and semantic problems. This problem presents an original account of mental state ascriptions that are made ... More

Definition

Definition

Richard Robinson

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198241607
eISBN:
9780191680397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198241607.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

Definition has been practised and discussed for nearly two and a half millenniums. It has been more widely adopted, and less often reviled, than any other part of the original theory of logic drawn ... More

The Law of Non-Contradiction

The Law of Non-Contradiction

Graham Priest, JC Beall, and Bradley Armour-Garb (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199265176
eISBN:
9780191713989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265176.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The aim of this book is to present a comprehensive debate about the Law of Non-Contradiction (LNC), from discussions as to how the law is to be understood, to reasons for accepting or re-thinking the ... More

Meaning without Truth

Meaning without Truth

Stefano Predelli

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199695638
eISBN:
9780191760785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695638.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book discusses the relationships between two fundamental semantic notions, meaning and truth. Part one (chapters 1–3) begins with the study of phenomena that have little or nothing to do with ... More

Objects of Thought

Objects of Thought

A. N. Prior

P. T. Geach and A. J. P. Kenny (eds)

Published in print:
1971
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198243540
eISBN:
9780191680694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243540.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This book is divided into two parts. The first concentrates on the logical properties of propositions, their relation to facts and sentences, and the parallel objects of commands and questions. The ... More

Plural LogicSecond Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Plural Logic: Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Alex Oliver and Timothy Smiley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198744382
eISBN:
9780191843877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744382.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This book tackles the logic of plural terms (‘Whitehead and Russell’, ‘the men who wrote Principia Mathematica’, ‘Henry VIII's wives’, ‘the real numbers’, ‘√—1’, ‘they’); plural predicates ... More

Plural Logic

Plural Logic

Alex Oliver and Timothy Smiley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199570423
eISBN:
9780191755866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570423.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This book aims to be the natural point of entry to what will be a new subject for most readers. Technicalities have been kept to a minimum, and anyone who is familiar with the classical predicate ... More

Quantifiers in Language and Logic

Quantifiers in Language and Logic

Stanley Peters and Dag Westerståhl

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291267
eISBN:
9780191700590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291267.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Quantification is a topic which brings together linguistics, logic, and philosophy. Quantifiers are the essential tools with which, in language or logic, we refer to quantity of things or amount of ... More

Reflections on the Liar

Reflections on the Liar

Bradley Armour-Garb (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199896042
eISBN:
9780190672287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199896042.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

In recent years there have been a number of books—both anthologies and monographs—that have focused on the liar paradox and, more generally, on the semantic paradoxes, either offering proposed ... More

Spandrels of Truth

Spandrels of Truth

Jc Beall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199268733
eISBN:
9780191708527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268733.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Among the various conceptions of truth is one according to which ‘is true’ is a transparent, entirely see-through device introduced for only practical (expressive) reasons. This device, when ... More

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