Language, Thought, and Logic

Language, Thought, and Logic : Essays in Honour of Michael Dummett

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A distinguished international group of philosophers contribute new essays on central issues in philosophy of language and logic, in honour 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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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 145 x 225 x 23mm | 545g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • line figures
  • 0198239203
  • 9780198239208

Table of contents

1. Concepts Without Words ; 2. Has Dummett Oversalted his Frege? Remarks on the Conveyability of Thought ; 3. Some Senses of Holism: An Anti-Realist's Guide to Quine ; 4. Another Plea for Modesty ; 5. Rigidity and Content ; 6. The Realism of Memory ; 7. Dummett's McTaggart ; 8. On the Philosophical Significance of Frege's Theorem ; 9. Is Hume's Principle Analytic? ; 10. Wright on Abstraction and Set Theory ; 11. The Julius Caesar Objection
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