Philosophy and Logic In Search of the Polish Tradition: Essays in Honour of Jan Wolenski on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday / Edition 1

Philosophy and Logic In Search of the Polish Tradition: Essays in Honour of Jan Wolenski on the Occasion of his 60th Birthday / Edition 1

by Jaakko Hintikka
     
 

This volume contains papers on truth, logic, semantics, and history of logic and philosophy. These papers are dedicated to Jan Wolenski to honour his 60th birthday. Jan Wolenski is professor of philosophy at the Department of Philosophy of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland. He is likely to be the most well-known Polish philosopher of this time, best

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This volume contains papers on truth, logic, semantics, and history of logic and philosophy. These papers are dedicated to Jan Wolenski to honour his 60th birthday. Jan Wolenski is professor of philosophy at the Department of Philosophy of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland. He is likely to be the most well-known Polish philosopher of this time, best known for his work on the history of the philosophy and logic of the Lvov-Warsaw School. Furthermore, he's published numerous books and articles dealing with various issues of epistemology and philosophy of language This collection is mainly addressed to researchers and graduate students in philosophy, logic, and history and philosophy of science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402017216
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
11/30/2003
Series:
Synthese Library Series, #323
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Part I: Truth. A Minimalist Critique of Tarski on Truth; P. Horwich. Is Strong Correspondence (Theory of Truth) Possible? P. Materna. Content and Likeness Definitions of Truthlikeness; I. Niiniluoto. Absolute Truth in a Changing World; P. Simons. Part II: Logic and Semantics. On the Epistemology of Game-theoretical Semantics; J. Hintikka. Can Majority be Supervalued? K. Kijania-Placek. On Belnap's Branching Space-Times; T. Placek. Partially Interpreted Henkin Quantifiers; G. Sandu. Tarski and Lesniewski on Languages with Meaning versus Languages without Use; G. Sundholm. Part III: History of Logic and Philosophy. Ajdukiewicz on Language Change and Truth; T. Czarnecki. Alfred Tarski and a Watershed Meeting in Logic: Cornell, 1957; S. Feferman. On Thinking about the Mental and the Physical; H. Hochberg. Bernard Bolzano's 'Wissenschaftslehre' and Polish Analytical Philosophy between 1894 and 1935; W. Künne. Dispositions, Their Bases and Correlates - Meinong's Analysis; K. Mulligan. Reactions to the Discovery of the Incompleteness Phenomenon; R. Murawski. Truthmakers, Truthbearers and the Objectivity of Truth; A. RojszczakDAGGER, B. Smith. The Extension of the Concept Abolished? Reflexions on a Fregean Dilemma; C. Thiel. Selected Bibliography of Jan Wolenski's Works. Index of Names.

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