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Papers in Philosophical Logic

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ISBN-10: 0521587883

ISBN-13: 9780521587884

Edition: 1998

Authors: David Lewis, Jonathan Dancy, John Haldane, Gilbert Harman, Frank Jackson

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This is the first of a three-volume collection of David Lewiss most recent papers in all the areas to which he has made significant contributions. The purpose of this collection (and the two volumes to follow) is to disseminate even more widely the work of a preeminent and influential late twentieth-century philosopher. The papers are now offered in a readily accessible format. This first volume is devoted to Lewiss work on philosophical logic from the last twenty-five years. The topics covered include: deploying the methods of formal semantics from artificial formalised languages to natural languages, model-theoretic investigations of intensional logic, contradiction, relevance, the…    
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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/28/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Gilbert Harman is Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and the author of Explaining Value and Other Essays in Moral Philosophy and Reasoning, Meaning, and Mind.

Introduction
Adverbs of quantification
Index, context, and content
�Whether� report
Probabilities of conditionals and conditional probabilities
Probabilities of conditionals and conditional probabilities II
Intensional logics without iterative axioms
Ordering semantics and premise semantics for Counterfactuals
Logic for equivocators
Relevant implication
Statements partly about observation
Ayer�s first empiricist criterion of meaning: why does it fail?
Analog and digital
Lucas against mechanism
Lucas against mechanism II
Policing the Aufbau
Finitude and infinitude in the atomic calculus of individuals (with Wilfrid Hodges)
Nominalistic set theory
Mathematics is megethology
Index