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Leadership and Governance

Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit

in Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305517
eISBN:
9780199784813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305515.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses the role of leadership in cultural change and provides practical approaches to assessing and enhancing Catholic institutional culture. Two composite types of visionary leaders ... More


Boolean Negation

Graham Priest

in Doubt Truth to be a Liar

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199263288
eISBN:
9780191603631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263280.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter argues that in the context of an account of meaning appropriate for dialetheism, Boolean (classical) negation is a meaningless notion.


Realism Explicated

Barry Taylor

in Models, Truth, and Realism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199286690
eISBN:
9780191604065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286698.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter sets out to extract more of the properties of objective truth. It inquires into the principles governing certification. Principles governing the logical connectives are borrowed from ... More


Extensionality

Stephen Neale

in Facing Facts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247158
eISBN:
9780191598081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247153.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Chs. 6 and 7 set out and clean the formal tools that are needed in the remaining chapters to prove that Donald Davidson's and Richard Rorty's cases against facts and the representation of facts are ... More


Debonding

Muriel Norde

in Degrammaticalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207923
eISBN:
9780191709135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207923.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter deals with the third and final type of degrammaticalization. Debonding is defined as ‘a change whereby a bound morpheme in a specific linguistic context becomes a free morpheme’. Like ... More


Networks

Sam Rohdie

in Film Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992637
eISBN:
9781526104151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992637.003.0039
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Histoire(s) is a network of groupings and possible connections all of them in movement. The networks are of two kinds. One is spatial and topological, an effect of layering where points of contact as ... More


Dialetheic Semantics for Extensional Connectives

Graham Priest

in In Contradiction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199263301
eISBN:
9780191718823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263301.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The discussion of truth, falsity, and associated notions in the previous chapter provides enough philosophical grounding for a specification of a formal semantics adequate for extensional connectives.


Elementary Cases

Paul M. Pietroski

in Events and Semantic Architecture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199244300
eISBN:
9780191714153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244300.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

One can adopt a Fregean framework for semantics, according to which sentences are compositionally associated with conditional assignments of truth values, without adopting Functionist hypotheses ... More


Logical Equivalence

Stephen Neale

in Facing Facts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247158
eISBN:
9780191598081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247153.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Chs. 8 and 9 convert the two basic forms of slingshot (collapsing) argument—one used by Alonzo Church, W. V. Quine, and Donald Davidson, the other by Kurt Gödel—into knock‐down deductive proofs that ... More


Strawson’s Descriptive Metaphysics

Hans-Johann Glock

in Categories of Being: Essays on Metaphysics and Logic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890576
eISBN:
9780199980031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890576.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Strawson's descriptive metaphysics was the first explicit and elaborate rehabilitation of metaphysics within the analytic tradition. This chapter discusses Strawson's contributions to metaphysics ... More


Development of a Unified Theory of Meaning and Action

Ernie Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth, Language, and Reality

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199251346
eISBN:
9780191602634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251347.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Explains a development in Davidson’s account of the procedures of the radical interpreter which involves bringing to bear more explicitly the constraints imposed by the framework of decision theory ... More


What is a Connector?

Jonathan Barnes

in Truth, etc.: Six Lectures on Ancient Logic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199568178
eISBN:
9780191702037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568178.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The symbolisms of contemporary logic contain certain expressions called propositional connectives or, perhaps better, sentential connectives. A sentential connective is an expression, which, when ... More


Particles and Connectives in the Aristotelian Ethics

Anthony Kenny

in The Aristotelian Ethics: A study of the relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean ethics of Aristotle

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245544
eISBN:
9780191680878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245544.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the beginnings of a possible systematic study of the style and comparison of the books common to the Eudemian Ethics and Nicomachean Ethics. This study is limited to a single ... More


Molecular Propositions

Alexander Broadie

in Introduction to Medieval Logic

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240266
eISBN:
9780191680137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240266.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, History of Philosophy

There was little agreement on the question of how many kinds of molecular propositions there are. A molecular proposition is one containing several categorical propositions. Such a proposition also ... More


Facts Revisited

Stephen Neale

in Facing Facts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247158
eISBN:
9780191598081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247153.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

With the Descriptive Constraint discussed in Ch. 9 at hand, Ch. 11 examines diverse theories of facts with a view to establishing how viable they are, and then turns to claims about the semantics of ... More


Constructions of Intersubjectivity: Discourse, Syntax, and Cognition

Arie Verhagen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226702
eISBN:
9780191706646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226702.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book shows that the meaning of grammatical constructions often has more to do with the human cognitive capacity for taking other peoples' points of view than with describing the world. Treating ... More


Stalnaker on Intentionality

Hartry Field

in Truth and the Absence of Fact

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242894
eISBN:
9780191597381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242895.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Argues that there are two reasons for ascribing to mental states, structures more fine‐grained than the sets of possible world they represent: first, fine‐grained structure enters naturally into the ... More


Deflationist Views of Meaning and Content

Hartry Field

in Truth and the Absence of Fact

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242894
eISBN:
9780191597381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242895.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Attempts to motivate and clarify a radically ‘deflationist’ view of the relations of ‘meaning that’ and ‘having the content that’, and to defend it against many of the arguments that are widely ... More


Some Thoughts on Radical Indeterminacy

Hartry Field

in Truth and the Absence of Fact

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242894
eISBN:
9780191597381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242895.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Discusses some issues about indeterminacy of reference and truth, from two points of view about reference and truth: that of a correspondence theory and that of a disquotational theory. It is argued ... More


On the Origin of Truth Values

Tim Maudlin

in Truth and Paradox: Solving the Riddles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199247295
eISBN:
9780191601781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247293.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The formal language developed in ch. 1 is modelled as a directed graph with a boundary, and the problem of assigning truth values to sentences assimilated to a boundary‐value problem. A trivalent ... More


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