The Semantic Tradition from Kant to Carnap: To the Vienna Station / Edition 1

The Semantic Tradition from Kant to Carnap: To the Vienna Station / Edition 1

by J. Alberto Coffa
     
 

J. Albert Coffa traces the roots of logical positivism in a semantic tradition that arose in opposition to Kant's theory that a priori knowledge is based on pure intuition.See more details below

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J. Albert Coffa traces the roots of logical positivism in a semantic tradition that arose in opposition to Kant's theory that a priori knowledge is based on pure intuition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521447072
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The Semantic Tradition: 1. Kant, analysis, and pure intuition; 2. Bolzano and the birth of semantics; 3. Geometry, pure intuition and the a priori; 4. Frege's semantics and the a priori in arithmetic; 5. Meaning and ontology; 6. On denoting; 7. Logic in transition; 8. A logico-philosophical treatise; Part II Vienna, 1925–1935: 9. Schlick before Vienna; 10. Philosophers on relativity; 1. Carnap before Vienna; 12. Scientific idealism and semantic idealism; 13. Return of Ludwig Wittgenstein; 14. A priori knowledge and the constitution of meaning; 15. The road to syntax; 16. Syntax and truth; 17. Semantic conventionalism and the factuality of meaning; 18. The problem of induction: theories; 19. The problems of experience: protocols; Notes; References; Index.

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