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Syntactic Restriction Strategies

Jonathan L. Kvanvig

in The Knowability Paradox

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199282593
eISBN:
9780191603587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282595.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter examines approaches to the paradox that wish to save anti-realism from the paradox by denying that the knowability assumption is a commitment of anti-realism. Such approaches contend ... More


Conditionals, Paradox, and Probability: Themes from the Philosophy of Dorothy Edgington

Lee Walters and John Hawthorne (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198712732
eISBN:
9780191781070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712732.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This is a volume of essays in philosophy and linguistics in tribute to Dorothy Edgington, the first woman to hold a chair in philosophy in the University of Oxford. The volume focuses on topics to ... More


Prefaces, Sorites and Guides to Reasoning

Rosanna Keefe

in Conditionals, Paradox, and Probability: Themes from the Philosophy of Dorothy Edgington

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198712732
eISBN:
9780191781070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712732.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

Is there an interesting relation between the Preface paradox and the Sorites paradox that might be used to illuminate either or both of those paradoxes and the phenomena of rationality and vagueness ... More


Logical Necessity

Ian Rumfitt

in The Boundary Stones of Thought: An Essay in the Philosophy of Logic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198733638
eISBN:
9780191798016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733638.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Aristotle discerned a modal element in the notion of consequence: if a conclusion follows from some premisses, it is necessary that the conclusion is true whenever all the premisses are true. This ... More


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