Hilary Putnam

Hilary Putnam

by Yemima Ben-Menahem

The essays in this volume discuss Putnam's major philosophical contributions.See more details below


The essays in this volume discuss Putnam's major philosophical contributions.

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Cambridge University Press
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Contemporary Philosophy in Focus Series
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5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Yemima Ben-Menahem; 2. Putnam's 'the meaning of meaning': externalism in historical context Juliet Floyd; 3. The face of perception Charles Travis; 4. Realism, beyond miracles Axel Mueller and Arthur Fine; 5. Putnam on scepticism Yemima Ben-Menahem; 6. The tale of quantum logic Tim Maudlin; 7. Another philosopher looks at quantum mechanics Nancy Cartwright; 8. Structural realism and contextual individualism John Stachel; 9. The rise and fall of machine functionalism; 10. The pragmatic turn: the entanglement of fact and value Richard J. Bernstein.

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