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An Introduction to Philosophical Logic has been a popular mainstay among students taking courses in philosophical logic and the philosophy of language since it was first published in 1982.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 26mm | 639.56g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd Edition
  • 0
  • 0631199829
  • 9780631199823
  • 110,631

About A. C. Grayling

A.C. Grayling is Reader in Philosophy at Birkbeck College, London and aFellow of St Anne's Colege, Oxford.show more

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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.show more

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.show more

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