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Papers in Philosophical Logic : Volume 1 - David Lewis

Papers in Philosophical Logic

Volume 1

By: David Lewis, Ernest Sosa (Editor), Jonathan Dancy (Editor), John Haldane (Editor), Gilbert Harman (Editor)

Paperback Published: 27th April 1998
ISBN: 9780521587884
Number Of Pages: 244

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This is the first of a three-volume collection of David Lewis' most recent papers in all the areas to which he has made significant contributions. This first volume is devoted to Lewis' work on philosophical logic from the past twenty-five years. The topics covered include: deploying the methods of formal semantics from artificial formalized languages to natural languages, model-theoretic investigations of intensional logic, contradiction, relevance, the differences between analog and digital representation, and questions arising from the construction of ambitious formalized philosophical systems.

Adverbs of quantification
Index, context, and content
æWhetherÆ 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
AyerÆs 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
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ISBN: 9780521587884
ISBN-10: 0521587883
Series: Cambridge Studies in Philosophy
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 27th April 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.34 x 13.72  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.32

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