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Carnap's rational reconstruction

Penelope Maddy

in Second Philosophy: A Naturalistic Method

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199273669
eISBN:
9780191706264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273669.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Like Kant, Carnap holds that many traditional philosophical controversies are actually ill-posed pseudo-problems. In Carnap's eyes, for example, there's no fact about which the skeptic and the ... More


Constitutive Frameworks

Christopher Pincock

in Mathematics and Scientific Representation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757107
eISBN:
9780199932313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757107.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter considers the proposals of Carnap, Kuhn and Michael Friedman to the effect that there is a special kind of constitutive representation against which more ordinary, derivative ... More


Internal and External: Meaningful and Meaningless

Barry Stroud

in The Significance of Philosophical Scepticism

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198247616
eISBN:
9780191598494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198247613.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 5 considers the challenge to scepticism that both the sceptical conclusion and the problem about our knowledge of the external world to which it is a response are equally meaningless.This ... More


Expressive Meaning Across Linguistic Levels and Frameworks

Andreas Trotzke and Xavier Villalba (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198871217
eISBN:
9780191914225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871217.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

The study of the language-emotion interface has so far mainly concentrated on the conceptual dimension of emotions as expressed via language. This volume is the first to exclusively focus on the ... More


Expressive meaning across linguistic levels and frameworks

Andreas Trotzke and Xavier Villalba

in Expressive Meaning Across Linguistic Levels and Frameworks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198871217
eISBN:
9780191914225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871217.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes recent work on expressive meaning within a variety of linguistic frameworks and concludes that linguistic research on the formal means of expressing emotions is still ... More


Are Ontological Questions Really Meaningless?

Delia Belleri

in The Language of Ontology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192895332
eISBN:
9780191916151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895332.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

An influential critique of ontology, traditionally linked to Rudolf Carnap, logical empiricism, and verificationism, has it that ontological questions and statements are meaningless. In recent years, ... More


Introduction

Stephan Blatti and Sandra Lapointe

in Ontology after Carnap

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199661985
eISBN:
9780191748363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661985.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, History of Philosophy

This co-authored introductory essay outlines some of the historical background and contemporary context required to appreciate the contributions made by each of the essays included in this volume. It ... More


What Was Revolutionary about the Chemical Revolution?

Nicholas W. Best

in Essays in the Philosophy of Chemistry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190494599
eISBN:
9780197559666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494599.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry

THE CHANGES TO CHEMICAL theory and practice that took place in late eighteenth-century France were truly revolutionary because of the radical nature of the theoretical and methodological changes ... More


Are Easy Arguments Threatened by the Bad Company Objection?

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/9780199385119.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

Neo-Fregean views in philosophy of mathematics have long been plagued by arguments that the abstraction principle they use in making easy arguments for numbers keeps ‘bad company’ with superficially ... More


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