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Knowledge, Language and Logic

Questions for Quine (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of science,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Logic,
  • Philosophy-Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy-Logic,
  • Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsA. Orenstein (Editor), P. Kotatko (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8369861M
    ISBN 10140200253X
    ISBN 109781402002533


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Given Quine's preeminent position, this book must be of interest to students of philosophy in general, Quine aficionados, and most particularly to those working in the areas of epistemology, ontology, philosophies of language, of logic, and of : A.

Orenstein. The book also features an essay by Quine himself, and his replies to each of the papers. Knowledge are raised concerning Quine's views on knowledge: observation, holism, truth, naturalized epistemology; about language: meaning, the indeterminacy of translation, conjecture; and about the philosophy of logic: ontology, singular terms, vagueness.

Language, Truth, and Logic book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. all legitimate knowledge is empirical knowledge and everything that exists outside the realm of the senses is mythical mumbo-jumbo one will do well to get rid of.

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Extensive editiorial apparatus. But it seems to me that most of them are about symbolic logic, baby logic or modal logic. But there is not enough about philosophy of logic.

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Some, to a certain extent game-playing, vision, etc. A knowledge-based system decides how to act by running formal reasoning procedures over a body of explicitly represented knowledge—a knowledge base. The system is not programmed for specific tasks; rather, it is told what it needs to know and expected to infer the rest.

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Preface xi predicate logic including notions like language, interpretation, model, logical conse- quence, logical inference, soundness and nal section introduces the concept of substitution which is needed in subsequent chapters.

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Mind and logic in the University of London. He was Wykeham Professor of Logic in the University of Oxford, and was a Fellow of New College, Ox-ford, from until From to he was a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford. In addition he is a Fellow of the British Academy, an Hon.

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