Thought and Reality

Thought and Reality

by Michael Dummett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199207275

ISBN-13: 9780199207275

Pub. Date: 12/07/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press

In this short, lucid, rich book, Sir Michael Dummett, perhaps the most eminent living British philosopher, sets out his views about some of the deepest questions in philosophy. The fundamental question of metaphysics is: what does reality consist of? Dummett puts forward his controversial view of reality as indeterminate: there may be no fact of the matter

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In this short, lucid, rich book, Sir Michael Dummett, perhaps the most eminent living British philosopher, sets out his views about some of the deepest questions in philosophy. The fundamental question of metaphysics is: what does reality consist of? Dummett puts forward his controversial view of reality as indeterminate: there may be no fact of the matter about whether an object does or does not have a given property.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199207275
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/07/2006
Series:
Lines of Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1. Facts and Propositions
2. Semantics and Metaphysics
3. Truth and Meaning
4. Truth-Conditional Semantics
5. Justificationist Theories of Meaning
6. Tense and Time
7. Reality As It Is In Itself
8. God and the World

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