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Discursive and Non‐Discursive Thought

Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson

in Plotinus on Intellect

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199281701
eISBN:
9780191713088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281701.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this chapter the relationship between non‐discursive and discursive thought is addressed. It is argued that non‐discursive thought has a multiple object and is nevertheless not propositional. The ... More


Early Chamber Voice

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter is a radical reappraisal of the earlier academic literature. It shows the breadth, persistence, and impact of early chamber lobbies, with a strongly developing set of locally independent ... More


Competing through Meaning: The Value for Businesses

Roberto Verganti

in Overcrowded: Designing Meaningful Products in a World Awash with Ideas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035361
eISBN:
9780262335829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035361.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter explores why innovation of meaning is relevant for businesses. Why it is a major differentiator. How does innovation of meaning create business value? Why is it relevant in current ... More


Logic

Paul Rabinow and Anthony Stavrianakis

in Designs on the Contemporary: Anthropological Tests

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226138336
eISBN:
9780226138503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226138503.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter lays out the logical progression of thought that provides motion from the actual toward the contemporary. It discusses Dewey’s distinction between propositions and judgments and the ... More


Compositional Facts

Arianna Betti

in Against Facts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029216
eISBN:
9780262329644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029216.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter fixes what compositional facts are and what they are for. Five semantic roles are distinguished that entities can play in the theoretical space at the intersection of language and world, ... More


A Fallback Position (1)

Arianna Betti

in Against Facts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029216
eISBN:
9780262329644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029216.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this and the following chapter a fallback position is explored under the assumption that there is, per absurdum, reference to facts via that-clauses taken to be singular terms (against the ... More


A Fallback Position (2)

Arianna Betti

in Against Facts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029216
eISBN:
9780262329644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029216.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter, like the previous one, assumes per absurdum that that-clauses are singular terms against the conclusion of chapter 4, and discusses a sixth and final attempt at blocking the collapse of ... More


From Necessary Abstracta to Necessary Concreta

Alexander R. Pruss and Joshua L. Rasmussen

in Necessary Existence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198746898
eISBN:
9780191809118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746898.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

An argument for a necessary being is developed on the basis of the existence of abstracta. This argument has two parts. First, reasons are put forward in support of the necessary existence of ... More


The Nature of Propositions

Mark Jago

in What Truth Is

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823810
eISBN:
9780191862595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823810.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

What kind of entity are truths? I shall argue that they are propositions (§8.1). To understand what propositions are, we must investigate their nature. Given what I’ve said previously about truth and ... More


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