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## * THEORY FACADES

*Mark Wilson*

### in Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- January 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780199269259
- eISBN:
- 9780191710155
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.003.0004
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Because classical demands on conceptual understanding are quite strong and can prove potentially inhibiting within a scientific context, various philosopher/scientists in the late 19th century ... More

## INTERPRETATION OF PROBABILITY: VARIOUS NUANCES

*Shoutir Kishore Chatterjee*

### in Statistical Thought: A Perspective and History

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198525318
- eISBN:
- 9780191711657
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525318.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Apart from formal operations, the interpretation of probability must be considered to use probability for statistical induction. The objective interpretation relates probability to long-term relative ... More

## Polish Axiomatics and its Truth: On Tarski's Leśniewskian Background and the Ajdukiewicz Connection

*Arianna Betti*

### in New Essays on Tarski and Philosophy

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199296309
- eISBN:
- 9780191712272
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296309.003.0003
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter surveys Tarski's relationship, both personal and philosophical, with his dissertation advisor Stanislaw Lesniewski. Tarski's philosophical and mathematical background in Warsaw is ... More

## Counterfactuals and Comparative Possibility

*David Lewis*

### in Philosophical Papers Volume II

- Published in print:
- 1987
- Published Online:
- November 2003
- ISBN:
- 9780195036466
- eISBN:
- 9780199833399
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/0195036468.003.0001
- Subject:
- Philosophy, General

Proposes an analysis of counterfactual conditionals in terms of possible‐world semantics. Various issues arising from the proposed analysis are then discussed, including possible equivalent ... More

## The Horizon of Language

*Russell Daylight*

### in What if Derrida Was Wrong About Saussure?

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- September 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780748641970
- eISBN:
- 9780748671564
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Edinburgh University Press
- DOI:
- 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641970.003.0009
- Subject:
- Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

For Ferdinand de Saussure, linguistic identity is more a matter of linguistic identification, and is solely in the hands (or brains) of the language user. And when we say that meaning is determined ... More

## Methodological Frames: Paul Bernays, Mathematical Structuralism, and Proof Theory

*Wilfried Sieg*

### in The Prehistory of Mathematical Structuralism

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- June 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780190641221
- eISBN:
- 9780190641245
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780190641221.003.0014
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, General

Mathematical structuralism is deeply connected with Hilbert and Bernays’s proof theory and its programmatic aim to ensure the consistency of all of mathematics. That aim was to be reached on the ... More

## Deleuze, Materialism and Politics

*Manuel DeLanda*

### in Deleuze and Politics

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- March 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780748632879
- eISBN:
- 9780748652549
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Edinburgh University Press
- DOI:
- 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632879.003.0008
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter presents a materialist rectification of the contemporary ‘conservative turn’ – itself disguised as radicalism – to idealist categories in the humanities and social sciences. If ... More

## Carnap’s Structuralist Thesis

*Georg Schiemer*

### in The Prehistory of Mathematical Structuralism

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- June 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780190641221
- eISBN:
- 9780190641245
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780190641221.003.0015
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, General

This chapter investigates Carnap’s structuralism in his philosophy of mathematics of the 1920s and early 1930s. His approach to mathematics is based on a genuinely structuralist thesis, namely that ... More

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