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Language, Thought, and Logic : Essays in Honour of Michael Dummett - Richard G. Heck

Language, Thought, and Logic

Essays in Honour of Michael Dummett

By: Richard G. Heck (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st October 1997
ISBN: 9780198239208
Number Of Pages: 320

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In this exciting new collection, a distinguished international group of philosophers contribute new essays on central issues in philosophy of language and logic, in honor of Michael Dummett, one of the most influential philosophers of the late twentieth century. The essays are focused on areas particularly associated with Professor Dummett. Five are contributions to the philosophy of language, addressing in particular the nature of truth and meaning and the relation between language and thought. Two contributors discuss time, in particular the reality of the past. The last four essays focus on Frege and the philosophy of mathematics. The volume represents some of the best work in contemporary analytical philosophy.

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1: Christopher Peacocke: Concepts Without Words 2: Alexander George: Has Dummett Oversalted his Frege? Remarks on the Conveyability of Thought 3: Sanford Shieh: Some Senses of Holism: An Anti-Realist's Guide to Quine 4: John McDowell: Another Plea for Modesty 5: Jason Stanley: Rigidity and Content 6: John Campbell: The Realism of Memory 7: Barry Taylor: Dummett's McTaggart 8: Crispin Wright: On the Philosophical Significance of Frege's Theorem 9: George Boolos: Is Hume's Principle Analytic? 10: Charles Parsons: Wright on Abstraction and Set Theory 11: Richard G. Heck, Jr: The Julius Caesar Objection

ISBN: 9780198239208
ISBN-10: 0198239203
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st October 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.52