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The Logic of Number

Neil Tennant

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192846679
eISBN:
9780191939167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846679.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book defines and develops the program of Natural Logicism for the natural, rational, and real numbers. The central method is to formulate rules of natural deduction governing variable-binding ... More


Living on the Hyphen: The Necessary Metaphor

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Metaphor embodies Amichai's principle of “in-between-ness” and has a significance within his poetic system that far exceeds the rhetorical. Chapter Five focuses on metaphor as the central marker of ... More


Vicious Circles

Graham Priest

in Beyond the Limits of Thought

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254057
eISBN:
9780191698194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254057.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the relevance of philosopher Bertrand Russell's views and works on absolute infinity to the contradictions in the limits of thought. It is shown that Russell's paradox is the ... More


The Limits of Cognition

Graham Priest

in Beyond the Limits of Thought

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254057
eISBN:
9780191698194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254057.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses the contradiction in the limits of cognition, one of the four limits of thought. Cognition is about relationships that arise between agents and the world that they cognise, ... More


Some Questions About Truth

Wolfgang Künne

in Conceptions of Truth

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241316
eISBN:
9780191597831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241317.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The questions concerning truth that I plan to discuss are set up in a flowchart, and the answers to be defended in the course of the book are marked. I give my reasons for putting the Identity Theory ... More


In and out of Quotation Marks

Wolfgang Künne

in Conceptions of Truth

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241316
eISBN:
9780191597831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241317.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter is about Tarski's semantic conception of truth, about disquotationalism, and about the relationship between the two. After a detailed exposition of the Tarskian project of defining a ... More


Logico-Genetic Theorizing

Neil Tennant

in The Logic of Number

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192846679
eISBN:
9780191939167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846679.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The general features of logico-genetic theorizing are explained. The Natural Logicism advanced in this study is an example. This kind of theorizing is concerned to clarify rational beings’ ... More


The Adequacy Condition Involving Schema N

Neil Tennant

in The Logic of Number

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192846679
eISBN:
9780191939167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846679.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Schema N states that the two main ways of answering the question ‘How many Φ‎s are there?’ (when there are only finitely many of them) are equivalent. Any account of the natural numbers needs to ... More


Schemas, Exemplars, and the Treasure Trove of Memory

Robert O. Gjerdingen

in Child Composers in the Old Conservatories: How Orphans Became Elite Musicians

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190653590
eISBN:
9780190653620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653590.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

One of the purposes of music training in the old conservatories was to stuff the students’ memories full of useful musical patterns. Psychologists often use the term “schema” to describe structured ... More


The Perspectivation of Simulations

Inge Hinterwaldner

in The Systemic Image: A New Theory of Interactive Real-Time Simulations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035040
eISBN:
9780262335546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035040.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Computer simulations are introduced as processes shaped according to the ‘systems perspective’. This expression is a parallel to central perspective. While the latter is a specific medium to form ... More


Taking Stock and Glimpsing Beyond

Neil Tennant

in The Logic of Number

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192846679
eISBN:
9780191939167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846679.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This abstract is not so much a summary of the big stones laid thus far, but rather some point-work in the cementing that holds them all together. It is one of the longest of the chapter abstracts, ... More


Introduction

Ben Cislaghi

in Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Mainstream literature in international development has focussed either on advocating for ‘direct’ interventions (changing developing countries following western models) or on the dangers of ... More


Rethinking Development Interventions: Potential and Challenges of Human Rights Education

Ben Cislaghi

in Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Advocates for new approaches to development have increasingly called for people-led implementations. However, many models have failed, being both weak in the theory framing them, and in the practice ... More


The Present Is a Foreign Country (Global Trends)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter offers an overview of the global trends in education systems driven by the five inter-connected forces: democratization of the society, rise of private education, globalization, advent ... More


EXPRESS information bases

Douglas A. Schenck and Peter R. Wilson

in Information Modeling: The EXPRESS Way

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195087147
eISBN:
9780197560532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195087147.003.0015
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

One of the assumptions underlying EXPRESS is that there is, somewhere, going to be an information base that contains instances of data corresponding to the information model. In this Chapter we ... More


Interfacing

Douglas A. Schenck and Peter R. Wilson

in Information Modeling: The EXPRESS Way

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195087147
eISBN:
9780197560532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195087147.003.0023
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Interfacing allows you to define a schema and then use some or all of the material in it to build other ones. The basic idea is simple, and common in the programming world. However, the EXPRESS ... More


Searching for the Environment in Environmental Cognition Research

Craig Zimring and Mark Gross

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Research in environmental cognition has been fragmented into at least three related but separate areas that reflect different purposes, viewpoints, and disciplinary conventions (Evans and Gärling, ... More


Environmental Assessment Across the Life Span

Axia Giovanna and Erminielda Mainardi Peron

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Before trying to analyze environmental assessment throughout the life span, let us briefly consider what environmental assessment means. Craik (1971), for instance, distinguishes five kinds of ... More


Environmental Cognition through Direct and Representational Experiences: A Life-Span Perspective

Lynn S. Liben

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a review of past research and theory in environmental cognition from the perspective of life-span developmental psychology, to suggest future directions ... More


Life-Span Developmental Issues in Environmental Assessment, Cognition, and Action: Applications to Environmental Policy, Planning, and Design

Gary T. Moore

in Environment, Cognition, and Action: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062205
eISBN:
9780197560150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062205.003.0022
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter addresses the question of how research on environmental assessment, cognition, and action can be utilized in the professional arenas of public policy, urban planning, and architectural ... More


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