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Philosophical Troubles Collected Papers, Volume 1

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ISBN-10: 0199992924

ISBN-13: 9780199992928

Edition: 2013

Authors: Saul A. Kripke

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This important new book is the first of a series of volumes collecting the essential articles by the eminent and highly influential philosopher Saul A. Kripke. It presents a mixture of published and unpublished articles from various stages of Kripke's storied career.Included here are seminal and much discussed pieces such as "Identity and Necessity", "Outline of a Theory of Truth", "Speaker's Reference and Semantic Reference", and "A Puzzle About Belief." More recent published articles include "Russell's Notion of Scope" and "Frege's Theory of Sense and Reference" among others. Several articles are published here for the first time, including both older works ("Two Paradoxes of Knowledge",…    
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 404
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.09" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.518

Born in Bay Shore, New York, the son of a rabbi (Myer Samuel) and a writer (Dorothy Karp), Saul Kripke demonstrated his genius to his startled parents when he was only 3 years old. He not only drew the logical consequences of ordinary beliefs, but also solved intricate problems in mathematics. As a child prodigy, he was presented by his father to distinguished mathematicians and philosophers, who were overwhelmed by his talents. His father introduced him at the age of 15 to a group of eminent mathematicians, headed by Haskell B. Curry. From his debut grew his first published article, "A Completeness Theorem in Modal Logic," which appeared in the Journal of Symbolic Logic. Kripke's boyhood…    

Introduction
Acknowledgments
Identity and Necessity
On Two Paradoxes of Knowledge
Vacuous Names and Fictional Entities
Outline of a Theory of Truth
Speaker's Reference and Semantic Reference
A Puzzle about Belief
Nozick on Knowledge
Russell's Notion of Scope
Frege's Theory of Sense and Reference: Some Exegetical Notes
The First Person
Unrestricted Exportation and Some Morals for the Philosophy of Language
Presupposition and Anaphora: Remarks on the Formulation of the Projection Problem
A Puzzle about Time and Thought
Index