DUMMETT THE LOGICAL BASIS OF METAPHYSICS PDF

The Logical Basis of Metaphysics, by Michael Dummett. London: Duck- worth, Pp. + xi.? As the title suggests, this book is an elaboration of. Such a conception, says Dummett, will form “a base camp for an assault on the metaphysical peaks: I have no greater ambition in this book than to set up a base . Thesis Title: Michael Dummett’s Logical Basis of Metaphysics. PhD in Philosophy . June Rory A.A. Hinton. Department of Philosophy. University of Toronto.

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Dummett regards the construction of a satisfactory theory of meaning as the most pressing task of contemporary analytical philosophy. In order to determine the correct shape logiczl a meaning-theory, we must attain a clear conception of what a meaning-theory can be expected to do.

Edward Lear is an apt character to think about at Christmas-time. I have no greater ambition in this book than to set up a base Account Options Sign in. He believes that the successful completion of this difficult assignment will lead to a resolution dummert problems before which philosophy has been stalled, in some instances for centuries.

Semantics and the Objects of Assertion. Moore accuses Dummett of attempting, with his theory of meaning, to identify limits to our sense-making.

While Dummett connects truth with our capacity to know, Moore challenges Dummett to say more about this capacity. Logical Positivism and Metaphysics: I have no greater ambition in this book than to set up a base camp.

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View freely available titles: Fregean realism gives way to Dummettian meetaphysics. Sign in to use this feature. The metaphysical issue that most exercises Dummett is the adjudication between a realist and an antirealist conception of reality, and he believes that it is by careful attention to theories of meaning that we can come to see difficulties for a realist metaphysics.

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The Logical Basis of Metaphysics. The Origin and Role of the Concept of Truth. Metaphysical Disputes over Realism. In order to determine the correct shape for a meaning-theory, we must attain a clear conception of what a meaning-theory can be expected to do. Join Our Mailing List: History of Western Philosophy.

Paul Forster – – Synthese 1: Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss. Epistemological Challenges to Mathematical Platonism. Realism and the Theory of Meaning.

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Rejection of realism amounts to adoption of a variant semantics, and often of a variant logic, for the statements in a certain sector of our language. Dummett Snippet view – Added to PP index Total downloads 46, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 7 76, of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

The Logical Basis of Metaphysics

Stephen Read – – Journal of Philosophical Logic 39 5: Dummett regards the construction of a satisfactory theory of meaning as the most pressing task of contemporary analytical philosophy.

Rejection of realism amounts to adoption of a variant semantics, and often of a variant logic, for the statements in a certain sector of our language. Such a conception, says Dummett, will form “a base camp for an assault on the metaphysical peaks: Kant, Boole and Peirce’s Early Metaphysics. Dummett metaphyscis not assume the correctness of any one logical system but shows how the choice between different logics arises at the level of the theory of meaning and depends upon the choice of one or another general form of meaning-theory.

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But Moore is not convinced. These problems turn on the correctness or incorrectness of a realistic view of one or another realm–the physical world, the mind, the past, mathematical reality, and so forth. He believes that the successful Book titles OR Journal titles.

Sign in Create an account. Brian Rabern – – Synthese 1: These problems turn on the correctness or incorrectness of a realistic view of one or another realm—the physical world, the mind, the past, mathematical reality, and so forth.

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