ISBN-10:
0199566240
ISBN-13:
9780199566242
Pub. Date:
06/22/2009
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Second Philosophy: A Naturalistic Method

Second Philosophy: A Naturalistic Method

by Penelope Maddy
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ISBN-13: 9780199566242
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/22/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 460
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Penelope Maddy is UCI Distinguished Professor of Logic & Philosophy of Science and of Mathematics at the University of California at Irvine.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Part I: What is Second Philosophy?
1. Descartes' first philosophy
2. Neo-Cartesian skepticism
3. Hume's naturalism
4. Kant's transcendentalism
5. Carnap's rational reconstruction
6. Quine's naturalism
7. Putnam's anti-naturalism
Part II: The Second Philosopher at Work
8. What's left to do?
9. An illustration: truth and reference
10. Reconfiguring the debate
11. Disquotation
12. Minimalism
13. Correlation
Part III: A Second Philosophy of Logic
14. Naturalistic options
15. Kant on logic
16. Undoing the Copernican revolution
17. The logical structure of the world
18. The logical structure of cognition
19. The status of rudimentary logic
20. From rudimentary to classical logic
21. Caveats
Part IV: Second Philosophy and Mathematics
22. Second philosophy of science
23. Mathematics in application
24. Second methodology of mathematics
25. Second philosophy of mathematics
26. Second metaphysics
Bibliography

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