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Form and content: three illustrations

Keith Stenning

in Seeing Reason: Image and Language in Learning to Think

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198507741
eISBN:
9780191687211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507741.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents three cases which serve as vivid illustrations of a cognitive theory about the relationship between form and content. These three cases are as follows: conditional reasoning, ... More


Buridan’s Essentialist Nominalism

Gyula Klima

in John Buridan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195176223
eISBN:
9780199871957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176223.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The final chapter provides a summary account of Buridan’s essentialist nominalism, showing how Buridan can successfully claim to be both a nominalist denying the existence of real shared essences and ... More


Theoretical Approaches to the Functions of Indefinite Pronouns

Martin Haspelmath

in Indefinite Pronouns

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198235606
eISBN:
9780191851971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198235606.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This chapter focuses on various theoretical approaches to the semantic and syntactic functions of indefinite pronouns. It begins with a discussion of structuralist semantics, which suggests that ... More


The Ways of Hilbert’s Axiomatics: Structural and Formal

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/9780190641221.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, General

Hilbert’s programmatic papers from the 1920s still shape, almost exclusively, the standard contemporary perspective of his views concerning (the foundations of) mathematics; even his own, quite ... More


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