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    Description"An Introduction to Philosophical Logic" is a popular mainstay for students taking courses in philosophical logic and the philosophy of language. Covering some of the most central topics in philosophy - the proposition, theories of truth, existence, meaning and reference, realism and anti-realism - it aims to be an accessible guide to philosophical logic. This new edition keeps the same successful format, with each chapter providing a self-contained introduction to the topic it discusses, rewritten to include updated information. The author has also revised his concluding chapter and completely updated the bibliography.


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    Title
    An Introduction to Philosophical Logic
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) A. C. Grayling
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 640 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780631199823
    ISBN 10: 0631199829
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    B&T General Subject: 480
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    BISAC V2.8: PHI011000
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    LC classification: BC71.G7 19, BC71 .G7 1997
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    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS
    Publication date
    08 May 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    A.C. Grayling is Reader in Philosophy at Birkbeck College, London and aFellow of St Anne's Colege, Oxford.
    Back cover copy
    "An Introduction to Philosophical Logic" is a popular mainstay for students taking courses in philosophical logic and the philosophy of language. Covering some of the most central topics in philosophy - the proposition, theories of truth, existence, meaning and reference, realism and anti-realism - it aims to be an accessible guide to philosophical logic. This new edition keeps the same successful format, with each chapter providing a self-contained introduction to the topic it discusses, rewritten to include updated information. The author has also revised his concluding chapter and completely updated the bibliography.
    Table of contents
    Preface. 1. Philosophical Logic, the Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy and Logic. 2. The Proposition. 3. Necessity, Analyticity and the A Priori. 4. Existence, Presuppositions and Descriptions. 5. Truth: The Pragmatic and Coherence and Correspondence Theories. 6. Truth: Semantics, Deflation, Idefinability and Evaluation. 7. Meaning, Reference, Verification and Use.8. Truth, Meaning, Realism and Anti-realism. 9. Realism, Anti-realism, Idealism, Relativism. Bibliography. Index.