Logic, Probability, and Epistemology: The Power of Semantics

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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Volume Introduction
The Semantic Conception of Truth and the Foundations of Semantics 1
Modalities and Quantification 37
On Probability and Induction 69
The Two Concepts of Probability 95
Philosophical Foundations of Probability 115
The Propensity Interpretation of the Calculus of Probability, and the Quantum Theory 135
On the Justification of Induction 141
On Inductive Logic 148
Studies in the Logic of Confirmation 175
A Query on Confirmation 227
A Note on the Paradoxes of Confirmation 231
On Infirmities of Confirmation Theory 235
Reply to Nelson Goodman 239
The Use of Simplicity in Induction 241
The Aim of Inductive Logic 259
Studies in the Logic of Explanation 275
The Meaning of Reduction in the Natural Sciences 316
The Nature of Theoretical Concepts and the Role of Models in an Advanced Science 354
Carnap's New System of Inductive Logic 361
The Unimportance of Semantics 389
Acknowledgments 401
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