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Thought, Reference, and Experience: Themes from the Philosophy of Gareth Evans

José Luis Bermúdez (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199248964
eISBN:
9780191719387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248964.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This book presents a collection of important new chapters on topics at the intersection of philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and philosophical logic. The starting-point for the chapters is ... More


Logic in Russell's Logicism

Peter Hylton

in Propositions, Functions, and Analysis: Selected Essays on Russell's Philosophy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199286355
eISBN:
9780191713309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286355.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter articulates a major theme in Russell's thought: his conception of logic and of the philosophy of logic. It begins by raising the question of the philosophical significance that logicism, ... More


Foundations without Foundationalism: A Case for Second-Order Logic

Stewart Shapiro

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250296
eISBN:
9780191598388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250290.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

A language is second‐order, or higher‐order, if it has bound variables that range over properties or sets of the items in the range of the ordinary, first‐order variables. This book presents a formal ... More


Introduction

Leila Haaparanta

in The Development of Modern Logic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137316
eISBN:
9780199867912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137316.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the concept of logic, focusing on Aristotelian logic and symbolic logic. It then discusses the concept of modern logic, and the uses of the terms ... More


Radical Interpretation and Indeterminacy

Timothy McCarthy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145069
eISBN:
9780199833436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145062.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Attempts to offer a response to Quine's arguments for the indeterminacy of reference and translation by developing an original theory of radical interpretation, i.e. the project of characterising ... More


Second Philosophy: A Naturalistic Method

Penelope Maddy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199273669
eISBN:
9780191706264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273669.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Many philosophers these days consider themselves naturalists, but it's doubtful any two of them intend the same position by the term. This book describes and practices a particularly austere form of ... More


Is Logic Transcendental?

Peter Sullivan

in Transcendental Philosophy and Naturalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608553
eISBN:
9780191729645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608553.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

On a common understanding of what it is for something to have a 'transcendental' status, namely, for it to be something that is inevitably presupposed in any questioning of it, it seems easy to argue ... More


Introduction *

José Luis Bermúdez

in Thought, Reference, and Experience: Themes from the Philosophy of Gareth Evans

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199248964
eISBN:
9780191719387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248964.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the factors that influenced Gareth Evans's philosophical work. Specifically, his work is viewed against the backdrop of four powerful and ... More


The Ground of Logic

Timothy McCarthy

in Radical Interpretation and Indeterminacy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145069
eISBN:
9780199833436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145062.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Applies the Conformal Framework to the philosophy of logic, and, in particular, to what McCarthy calls the Interpretation Problem for Logic, i.e. the problem of characterizing the logical devices of ... More


Aristotle's Condition

Charles Travis

in Williamson on Knowledge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287512
eISBN:
9780191713620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287512.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Aristotle tells us: to say of what is that it is, or of what is not that it is not, is to state truth; to say of what is that it is not, or of what is not that it is, is to state falsehood. This ... More


Modalities: Philosophical Essays

Ruth Barcan Marcus

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195096576
eISBN:
9780199833412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195096576.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is a collection of papers by Ruth Barcan Marcus, covering much ground in the development of her thought, and spanning from 1961 to 1990. Many of the papers deal with logical, semantic, ... More


Quine's naturalism

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/9780199273669.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The closest ancestor of Second Philosophy is Quine's naturalism. This chapter details the Second Philosopher's departures from Quinean orthodoxy: the Quinean chooses naturalism in response to the ... More


Frege’s and Russell’s New Logic: The Promise of Philosophical Progress

Oskari Kuusela

in Wittgenstein on Logic as the Method of Philosophy: Re-examining the Roots and Development of Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829751
eISBN:
9780191868252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829751.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter discusses the background of Wittgenstein’s work in the logical methodologies of Frege and Russell. It outlines the dialectical context and background for the problems in the work of ... More


Kant and a Philosophical History of Logic: Methodological Reflections

Huaping Lu-Adler

in Kant and the Science of Logic: A Historical and Philosophical Reconstruction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190907136
eISBN:
9780190907143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907136.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter discusses certain exegetical challenges posed by Kant’s logic corpus, which comprises the Logic compiled by Jäsche, Kant’s notes on logic, transcripts of his logic lectures, and remarks ... More


Radical Interpretation

Timothy McCarthy

in Radical Interpretation and Indeterminacy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145069
eISBN:
9780199833436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145062.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Lays out a general framework for radical interpretation, which the ensuing chapters apply, respectively, to the theory of reference and to the philosophy of logic. McCarthy's main claim is that a ... More


Wittgenstein on Logic as the Method of Philosophy: Re-examining the Roots and Development of Analytic Philosophy

Oskari Kuusela

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829751
eISBN:
9780191868252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829751.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book is an examination of Wittgenstein’s early and late philosophies of logic in relation to accounts of logic and its philosophical significance in early and middle analytic philosophy, with ... More


The Logic of Legal Requirements: Essays on Defeasibility

Jordi Ferrer Beltrán and Giovanni Battista Ratti (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661640
eISBN:
9780191745461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661640.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

When a legal rule requires us to drive on the right, notarize our wills, or refrain from selling bootleg liquor, how are we to describe and understand that requirement? In particular, how does the ... More


Kant and the Science of Logic: A Historical and Philosophical Reconstruction

Huaping Lu-Adler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190907136
eISBN:
9780190907143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907136.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book is both a history of philosophy of logic told from the Kantian viewpoint and a reconstruction of Kant’s theory of logic from a historical perspective. Kant’s theory represents a turning ... More


General Introduction

Huaping Lu-Adler

in Kant and the Science of Logic: A Historical and Philosophical Reconstruction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190907136
eISBN:
9780190907143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907136.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Canonical histories of logic tend to presuppose a narrow notion of “formal logic” and discount early modern works on logic as uninteresting and unoriginal. More sympathetic historians typically ... More


Alternative Conventions, Alternative Logics

Jared Warren

in Shadows of Syntax: Revitalizing Logical and Mathematical Conventionalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190086152
eISBN:
9780190086183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190086152.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Logical conventionalism leads to logical pluralism. The chapter discusses various arguments for pluralism, based on more and less demanding principles of translation. The crucial problem case of a ... More


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