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 Analyticity and Conceptual Content

Amie L. Thomasson

in Ordinary Objects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195319910
eISBN:
9780199869602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319910.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter defends the idea that there are analytic entailments among our sentences against two sorts of prominent objections. In response to Quine's rejection of the analytic/synthetic ... More


 A Coherent Common Sense View

Amie L. Thomasson

in Ordinary Objects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195319910
eISBN:
9780199869602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319910.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter begins by bringing out three common mistakes that lie behind the various arguments against ordinary objects discussed in this book. It goes on to suggest that all of these mistakes may ... More


The Unbearable Lightness of Existence

Amie L. Thomasson

in Ontology Made Easy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199385119
eISBN:
9780199385133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385119.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter develops a neo-Carnapian approach to existence questions that does not rely on quantifier variance. Instead, ‘exists’ is treated as having a fixed formal rule of use that entitles one to ... More


The Transcendence of The Natural-Language “Exist” When Used to Assert or Deny Ontological Commitment

Jody Azzouni

in Ontology Without Borders

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190622558
eISBN:
9780190622589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622558.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It’s shown that the existence concept that we express in natural languages and that we use to think about what we—philosophers and non-philosophers—take to exist in the world is ... More


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