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Wittgenstein's Notes on Logic

Michael Potter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199215836
eISBN:
9780191721243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215836.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Wittgenstein's philosophical career began in 1911 when he went to Cambridge to work with Russell. He compiled the Notes on Logic two years later as a kind of summary of the work he had done so far. ... More


Introduction

Michael Potter

in Wittgenstein's Notes on Logic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199215836
eISBN:
9780191721243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215836.003.0099
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This introductory chapter discusses the theoretical approach used in this book, which focuses on Wittgenstein's Notes on Logic. Wittgenstein wrote the Tractatus during the First World War, but it had ... More


Changes of Mind: An Essay on Rational Belief Revision

Neil Tennant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655755
eISBN:
9780191742125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655755.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This account of rational belief revision explains how a rational agent ought to proceed when adopting a new belief — a difficult matter if the new belief contradicts the agent’s old beliefs. Belief ... More


Fuzzy Management: Contemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Keith Grint

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775003
eISBN:
9780191695346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775003.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This book is designed for those who find current management orthodoxies inadequate, who are interested in alternative ideas and how they might be applied to management practice, but are not ... More


Impossible

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where theologians try to convince us why believing the unbelievable is actually good for us.


Cooperation, Coordination, and Collective Action

Lee Cronk and Beth L. Leech

in Meeting at Grand Central: Understanding the Social and Evolutionary Roots of Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154954
eISBN:
9781400845484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154954.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book investigates a wide range of ideas, theories, and existing empirical research relevant to the study of the complex and diverse phenomenon of human cooperation. Issues relating to ... More


The Logic of <i>Logic</i>, and Beyond

Lee Cronk and Beth L. Leech

in Meeting at Grand Central: Understanding the Social and Evolutionary Roots of Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154954
eISBN:
9781400845484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154954.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines Mancur Olson's arguments, which he articulated in The Logic of Collective Action, and compares them with those of his supporters and detractors. It also reviews the social ... More


Conclusion

Miguel de Beistegui

in Immanence - Deleuze and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638307
eISBN:
9780748671816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638307.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Immanence is itself not a concept, but an image or a plane that is the condition of thought. Difference and Repetition and Logic of Sense may have marked an initial stage on the way to the conquest ... More


Core Logic is the Inviolable Core of Logic

Neil Tennant

in Changes of Mind: An Essay on Rational Belief Revision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655755
eISBN:
9780191742125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655755.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter gives a novel argument for the inviolability of the principles of Core Logic. This is very anti-Quinean. If any of those principles were to be surrendered, then the rational agent would ... More


Carnap's rational reconstruction

Penelope Maddy

in Second Philosophy: A Naturalistic Method

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199273669
eISBN:
9780191706264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273669.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Like Kant, Carnap holds that many traditional philosophical controversies are actually ill-posed pseudo-problems. In Carnap's eyes, for example, there's no fact about which the skeptic and the ... More


British Hegelianism: A Non‐Metaphysical View?

Robert Stern

in Hegelian Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239108
eISBN:
9780191716942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239108.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter puts forward a revisionary reading of Hegel's reception in Britain at the turn of the 19th century, in suggesting that the stance of the British Hegelians is very close to the sort of ... More


Hegel and Pragmatism

Robert Stern

in Hegelian Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239108
eISBN:
9780191716942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239108.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter considers the relation between Hegel and the pragmatist tradition. It explores the way in which Hegel puts forward a presuppositionless approach in his Logic, and considers whether this ... More


The Philosophical Basis of Hegel’s Philosophy of Religion

Thomas Lewis

in Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595594
eISBN:
9780191729072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595594.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

Judging these early attempts to be inadequate, Hegel turns to post-Kantian philosophy as the only adequate basis for addressing the cultural and political problems of the modern world. Chapter Two ... More


The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Guillaume Collett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Guillaume Collett questions to what extent we can locate Deleuze within the Lacanian School during the late-1960s, prior to Guattari. In so doing, he offers a new, integrated reading of Deleuze’s The ... More


Modality without Worlds II: The Semantics of Modal Quantificational Logic

Charles S. Chihara

in The Worlds of Possibility: Modal Realism and the Semantics of Modal Logic

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246557
eISBN:
9780191697609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246557.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter answers the question ‘what is the connections between the set theoretical structures studied in the model theory of modal logic and anything objective in virtue of which we can explain ... More


The Syntax of Modal Sentential Calculi

Nino B. Cocchiarella and Max A. Freund

in Modal Logic: An Introduction to its Syntax and Semantics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195366587
eISBN:
9780199851898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366587.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The authors construct different modal calculi in this chapter. These cover all the well-known systems, S1–S5, of Lewis and Langford's 1932 classic Symbolic Logic. These systems are constructed first ... More


What Does Disjunction do?

R. E. Jennings

in The Genealogy of Disjunction

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195075243
eISBN:
9780199852970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075243.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter explains the final account of the origins of disjunction. In Russell's account, “or” corresponds to a state of hesitation. ‘In order to express a hesitation in words, we need “or” or ... More


Concepts and Categories: Transcendental Logic and the Metaphysical Deduction

Jay F. Rosenberg

in Accessing Kant: A relaxed introduction to the Critique of Pure Reason

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199275816
eISBN:
9780191699849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275816.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses Kant's systemic conception of the First Critique; the ‘Transcendental Aesthetic’ which is the first main division of the ‘Transcendental Doctrine of Elements’; the second main ... More


Treatise on Consequences

John Buridan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823257188
eISBN:
9780823261499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257188.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The Treatise on Consequences contains the most important treatment of logical consequence in the middle ages. Buridan was a philosopher working at the University of Paris in the mid-fourteenth ... More


Radical Interpretation

Timothy McCarthy

in Radical Interpretation and Indeterminacy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145069
eISBN:
9780199833436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145062.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Lays out a general framework for radical interpretation, which the ensuing chapters apply, respectively, to the theory of reference and to the philosophy of logic. McCarthy's main claim is that a ... More


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