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Perception-illusion disjunctions: general

J. M. Hinton

in Experiences: An Inquiry into Some Ambiguities

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198244035
eISBN:
9780191680717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244035.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter states that by way of what is seen as an essential, very special, philosophical notion of an experience, here it concerns itself with a type of proposition to be called ... More


Something about which nothing can be said

J. M. Hinton

in Experiences: An Inquiry into Some Ambiguities

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198244035
eISBN:
9780191680717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244035.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter dismisses the idea that there are events which would be reported by E-reports, if there were such reports, but which, in the absence of these, cannot be reported at all. It states that ... More


Brass Tacks in Linguistic Theory: Innate Grammatical Principles

Stephen Crain, Andrea Gualmini, and Paul Pietroski

in The Innate Mind: Structure and Contents

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195179675
eISBN:
9780199869794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179675.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents detailed empirical work on several aspects of children's linguistic performance, focusing in particular on evidence that even two-year-old children understand that the meanings ... More


Scope Confusions and Unsatisfiable Disjuncts: Two Problems for Supervaluationism

Delia Graff Fara

in Cuts and Clouds: Vagueness, its Nature, & its Logic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570386
eISBN:
9780191722134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570386.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers two problems for supervaluationist accounts of vagueness. First is that the best (canonical-supervaluationist) explanation of our inclination to accept Sorites premises ... More


The Myth of Sentential Connectives?

K.M. Jaszczolt

in Default Semantics: Foundations of a Compositional Theory of Acts of Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261987
eISBN:
9780191718656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261987.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter analyzes the Gricean legacy in the domain of sentential connectives and proposes a more cognitively plausible account of them in terms of merger representations. For example, conditional ... More


Tight Coordination

Bernhard Wälchli

in Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276219
eISBN:
9780191706042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276219.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter discusses three dimensions of tight coordination, length of coordination, marking patterns, and semantic correlates. It is shown that coordination with different degrees of tightness has ... More


Personhood and Logical Ability

Simon J. Evnine

in Epistemic Dimensions of Personhood

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239948
eISBN:
9780191716898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239948.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is argued that all persons must possess certain logical concepts—conjunction, conditionality, disjunction, negation, and quantification—and must be able to grasp certain valid inferences and ... More


Do Paracomplete Solutions Depend on Expressive Limitations?

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The chapter considers various versions of the charge that paradox has been avoided only by limiting the expressive power of the language. The charge that the language has no ‘exclusion negation’ but ... More


Some Dialetheic Theories

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0026
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter surveys a number of dialetheic theories, pointing out some difficulties with each. The theories differ over the kind of conditionals they contain. The dialetheic theory that in some ways ... More


Composition and Logic

Mark Schroeder

in Being For: Evaluating the Semantic Program of Expressivism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534654
eISBN:
9780191715938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534654.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter shows that once we have accepted the solution to the negation problem from Chapter 4, this leads immediately to solutions to analogous problems about conjunction and disjunction, and in ... More


Stoic Disjunction

R. E. Jennings

in The Genealogy of Disjunction

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195075243
eISBN:
9780199852970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075243.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examimes relevance to misunderstandings about the meaning of aut and possible meanings of ‘or’. In spite of what has been said about the notion of form, there is no harm in applying the ... More


Immediacy

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/9781784992637.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Alain Bergala distinguishes between the disposition (the arrangement of a scene) and the attaque (the shooting of it in the choice of angle, distance, perspective, focal length). For the most part, ... More


Disjunctions

Richard Foley

in When Is True Belief Knowledge?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154725
eISBN:
9781400842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154725.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers whether disjunctions create any special problems for the view that knowledge is to be understood in terms of adequate information. It illustrates a disjunction through the ... 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


Some descriptions that apply to certain perception-illusion disjunctions

J. M. Hinton

in Experiences: An Inquiry into Some Ambiguities

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198244035
eISBN:
9780191680717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244035.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, certain propositions are assumed to be true in a hypothetical case, and some of their properties are set forth. In blunt perception–illusion disjunctions, the ‘or’ has just the sense ... More


Some descriptions that do not apply to perception-illusion disjunctions

J. M. Hinton

in Experiences: An Inquiry into Some Ambiguities

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198244035
eISBN:
9780191680717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244035.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers a number of descriptions that hardly apply to those, or any other, perception–illusion disjunction. It sees by way of contrast that others of the descriptions which have been ... More


Perception, and other matters

J. M. Hinton

in Experiences: An Inquiry into Some Ambiguities

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198244035
eISBN:
9780191680717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244035.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter takes a closer look at perception–illusion disjunctions and their constituent parts. The sense of ‘perception’ involved is examined in relation to belief and other matters. The chapter ... More


Introduction

R. E. Jennings

in The Genealogy of Disjunction

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195075243
eISBN:
9780199852970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075243.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The first chapter discusses the association of the English word ‘or’ in reasoning. “Or” is descended from the Anglo-Saxon word meaning second, a form which survives in such expressions as “every ... More


What Does Disjunction do?

R. E. Jennings

in The Genealogy of Disjunction

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195075243
eISBN:
9780199852970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075243.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter explains the final account of the origins of disjunction. In Russell's account, “or” corresponds to a state of hesitation. ‘In order to express a hesitation in words, we need “or” or ... More


The First Myth of ‘Or’

R. E. Jennings

in The Genealogy of Disjunction

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195075243
eISBN:
9780199852970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075243.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter talks about how philosophers define and use the word ‘or’ and how the word ‘or’ has undergone changes in modification. The notion of logical form does not apply straightforwardly to ... More


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