From a Logical Point of View: Nine Logico-Philosophical Essays / Edition 2

From a Logical Point of View: Nine Logico-Philosophical Essays / Edition 2

by W. V. Quine
     
 

Several of these essays have been printed whole in journals; others are in varying degrees new. Two main themes run through them. One is the problem of meaning, particularly as involved in the notion of an analytic statement. The other is the notion of ontological, commitment, particularly as involved in the problem of universals. See more details below

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Several of these essays have been printed whole in journals; others are in varying degrees new. Two main themes run through them. One is the problem of meaning, particularly as involved in the notion of an analytic statement. The other is the notion of ontological, commitment, particularly as involved in the problem of universals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674323513
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1980
Edition description:
Second Revised Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
573,916
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

I. On what there is

II. Two dogmas of empiricism

III. The problem of meaning in linguistics

IV. Identity, ostension, and hypostasis

V. New foundations for mathematical logic

VI. Logic and the reification of universals

VII. Notes on the theory of reference

VIII. Reference and modality

IX. Meaning and existential inference

Origins of the essays

Bibliographical references

Index

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