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Taking the Hierarchy Seriously

Barry Taylor

in Models, Truth, and Realism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199286690
eISBN:
9780191604065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286698.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Crispin Wright’s account of truth as superassertibility, and the account with which Putnam proposes in Reason, Truth, and History — of truth as idealized rational acceptability. ... More


Realism Explicated

Barry Taylor

in Models, Truth, and Realism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199286690
eISBN:
9780191604065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286698.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter sets out to extract more of the properties of objective truth. It inquires into the principles governing certification. Principles governing the logical connectives are borrowed from ... More


Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Annalisa Coliva (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this BOOK, the first one of two volumes dedicated to Crispin Wright, thirteen chapters discuss some of the main themes in the philosophy of one of Great Britain’s most important living ... More


The Disjunctive Conception of Experience as Material for a Transcendental Argument

John McDowell

in Disjunctivism: Perception, Action, Knowledge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231546
eISBN:
9780191716126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231546.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter considers a diagnostic approach to scepticism about perceptually acquired knowledge of the external world and suggests that this approach can be pursued through a transcendental argument ... More


In Defence of Disjunctivism

Ram Neta

in Disjunctivism: Perception, Action, Knowledge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231546
eISBN:
9780191716126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231546.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

McDowell has offered a particular epistemological argument in favour of one version of disjunctivism about perception. This argument has been prominently criticized by Crispin Wright, and the ... More


Wright On The McKinsey Problem

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585861
eISBN:
9780191595332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Crispin Wright's take on the McKinsey problem.


The Reason's Proper Study: Essays towards a Neo-Fregean Philosophy of Mathematics

Bob Hale and Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236399
eISBN:
9780191597565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236395.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This volume collects together 15 papers in which Hale and Wright develop their neo‐Fregean approach to the philosophy of mathematics. Two key aspects of Frege's philosophy are drawn out and defended: ... More


Problems with the Wright Route to Skepticism

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585861
eISBN:
9780191595332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0029
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter focuses on Crispin Wright's ‘proper execution principle’ defence of one of the argument's key premises.


Truth as Many

Michael P. Lynch

in Truth as One and Many

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199218738
eISBN:
9780191711794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218738.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter is concerned with the theory known as alethic pluralism: or the idea that there is more than one way for a belief or proposition to be true. Two versions of this idea are examined and ... More


How to Think about Phenomenal Self-Knowledge

Paul Snowdon

in The Self and Self-Knowledge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199590650
eISBN:
9780191741043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590650.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

The paper attempts to analyse one sort of self knowledge, that of our phenomenal states, by engaging with Crispin Wright’s approach in his Whitehead Lectures. It is argued that his distinction ... More


Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates

Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen and Cory D. Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195387469
eISBN:
9780199332427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387469.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

The relative merits and demerits of historically prominent views such as the correspondence theory, coherentism, pragmatism, verificationism, and instrumentalism have been subject to much attention ... More


Implicit Definition and the A Priori

Bob Hale and Crispin Wright

in New Essays on the A Priori

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241279
eISBN:
9780191597107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241279.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Bob Hale and Crispin Wright hold a meaning‐based approach to the explanation of a priori propositions. In their contribution, they develop the model of implicit definition, also suggested by ... More


Wright on Moore *

José L. Zalabardo

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

To the sceptic’s contention that I don’t know that I have hands because I don’t know that there is an external world, the Moorean replies that I know that there is an external world because I know ... More


Replies Part IV: Warrant Transmission and Entitlement: Zalabardo, Pryor, Coliva, and Williams

Crispin Wright

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Finally, the fourth reply here contains Wright's replies to Zalabardo, Pryor, Coliva, and Williams and expresses his most recent thinking on the architecture of empirical warrants, the notion of ... More


Replies Part I: The Rule-Following Considerations and the Normativity of Meaning: Boghossian, Peacocke, Horwich, and Bilgrami

Crispin Wright

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The replies in this part of the book are divided into four chapters. In this first one, the issues raised by Boghossian, Peacocke, Horwich, and Bilgrami concerning the problem of rule-following and ... More


Replies Part II: Knowledge of Our Own Minds and Meanings: Bar-On and Smith

Crispin Wright

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this second of the replies, the chapters of Smith and Bar-On concerning self-knowledge and our knowledge of our linguistic meanings are discussed and some new reflections on these issues are ... More


Replies Part III: Truth, Objectivity, Realism, and Relativism: Blackburn, Shapiro, and Rovane

Crispin Wright

in Mind, Meaning, and Knowledge: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199278053
eISBN:
9780191745386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278053.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The third reply here contains a discussion of the chapters of Blackburn, Shapiro, and Rovane on the topics of truth, objectivity, and relativism and offers an opportunity to revisit some of the main ... More


Seeking Truth

Isaac Levi

in Pragmatism and Inquiry: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698134
eISBN:
9780191742323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698134.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, History of Philosophy

Three well-known contemporary philosophers have recently exchanged views concerning truth as an aim of inquiry. One of them, Richard Rorty, has staked out a claim to be a disciple of Dewey. The other ... More


Hale and Wright on the Metaontology of Neo-Fregeanism

Matti Eklund

in Abstractionism: Essays in Philosophy of Mathematics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199645268
eISBN:
9780191755330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645268.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

A number of authors—for example Fraser MacBride, Ted Sider, Katherine Hawley, and myself—have recently discussed the issue of the metaontology of the neo-Fregeanism of Bob Hale and Crispin Wright. ... More


Deflationism Trumps Pluralism!

Julian Dodd

in Truth and Pluralism: Current Debates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195387469
eISBN:
9780199332427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387469.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter argues that alethic pluralism has not been successfully motivated. The strategy deployed to demonstrate this contention is to claim, first, that a deflationary version of alethic monism ... More


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