## Reason's Nearest Kin: Philosophies of Arithmetic from Kant to Carnap

*Michael Potter*

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- May 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780199252619
- eISBN:
- 9780191712647
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252619.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book is a critical examination of the astonishing progress made in the philosophical study of the properties of the natural numbers from the 1880s to the 1930s. It reassesses the brilliant ... More

## The Structure of Models of Peano Arithmetic

*Roman Kossak and James Schmerl*

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198568278
- eISBN:
- 9780191718199
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568278.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book gives an account of the present state of research on lattices of elementary substructures and automorphisms of nonstandard models of arithmetic. Major representation theorems are proved, ... More

## Truthmakers

*David M. Armstrong*

### in Sketch for a Systematic Metaphysics

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- September 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199590612
- eISBN:
- 9780191723391
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590612.003.0008
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The notion of a truthmaker is introduced, and the importance of the notion for metaphysics is stressed. Russell was a pioneer. All truth is a matter of correspondence of a proposition to reality, so ... More

## The Concept of an Object in Formal Ontology

*E. J. Lowe*

### in The Four-Category Ontology: A Metaphysical Foundation for Natural Science

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- May 2006
- ISBN:
- 9780199254392
- eISBN:
- 9780191603600
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0199254397.003.0005
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The formal ontological concept of an object is explicated and contrasted with that of a property. F. P. Ramsey’s objections to this distinction are challenged. The sense in which objects possess an ... More

## Ramsey's Problem and its Solution

*E. J. Lowe*

### in The Four-Category Ontology: A Metaphysical Foundation for Natural Science

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- May 2006
- ISBN:
- 9780199254392
- eISBN:
- 9780191603600
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0199254397.003.0007
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

F. P. Ramsey’s objections to the universal/particular distinction, especially as advocated by Bertrand Russell, are examined in depth and rebutted. At the same time, certain important lessons are ... More

## Consumption En Route: The Second Turnpike Theorem

*Michio Morishima*

### in Theory of Economic Growth

- Published in print:
- 1969
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780198281641
- eISBN:
- 9780191596667
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0198281641.003.0013
- Subject:
- Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 10 was concerned with the Final State Turnpike Theorem on the assumptions that consumption of each good per worker is fixed throughout the planning period and that the authorities try to ... More

## The Practical Turn: Pragmatism in Britain in the Long Twentieth Century

*Cheryl Misak and Huw Price (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780197266168
- eISBN:
- 9780191865237
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- British Academy
- DOI:
- 10.5871/bacad/9780197266168.001.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, General

The pragmatist approach to philosophical problems focuses on the role of disputed notions—for example, truth, value, causation, probability, necessity—in our practices. The insight at the heart of ... More

## EPISTEMIC CAUSALITY

*Jon Williamson*

### in Bayesian Nets and Causality: Philosophical and Computational Foundations

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198530794
- eISBN:
- 9780191712982
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530794.003.0009
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter develops an epistemic theory of causality. The origins of such a theory may be found in the writings of Kant and Ramsey. According to the epistemic theory, we think in terms of cause and ... More

## ω1-LIKE MODELS

*Roman Kossak and James H. Schmerl*

### in The Structure of Models of Peano Arithmetic

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198568278
- eISBN:
- 9780191718199
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568278.003.0010
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter presents several constructions of ω1-like models with interesting second order properties. The list includes: recursively saturated rather classless models, rigid recursively saturated ... More

## HOW TO CONTROL TYPES

*Roman Kossak and James H. Schmerl*

### in The Structure of Models of Peano Arithmetic

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198568278
- eISBN:
- 9780191718199
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568278.003.0005
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter makes use of an induced version of Ramsey's Theorem to prove several results: the Abramson-Harrington theorem on omitting large indiscernible sets and Hanf numbers for models of ... More