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Dummett, Michael 1925-2011

Overview
Works: 211 works in 976 publications in 9 languages and 25,094 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Honoree, Interviewee, Thesis advisor, Other
Classifications: BC73, 160
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Truth and the past by Michael Dummett( )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Truth and the Past, Michael Dummett clarifies his current positions on the metaphysical issue of realism and the philosophy of language. He is best known as a proponent of antirealism, which loosely characterizes truth as what we are capable of knowing. The events of the past and statements about them are critical tests of an antirealist position. These essays continue and significantly contribute to Dummett's work."--Jacket
The seas of language by Michael Dummett( )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Dummett is one of the most important and influential of contemporary philosophers; this book covers his work in the closely related fields of metaphysics and the philosophy of language
Frege by Michael Dummett( Book )

60 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On immigration and refugees by Michael Dummett( )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the confused, and often highly unjust, thinking about immigration, Sir Michael Dummett questions the principles and justifications governing state policies, pointing out that they often conflict with the Geneva Convention
The nature and future of philosophy by Michael Dummett( )

15 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philosophy is a discipline that makes no observations, conducts no experiments, and needs no input from experience. It is an armchair subject, requiring only thought. Yet that thought can advance knowledge in unexpected directions, not only through the discovery of new facts but also through the enhancement of what we already know. Philosophy can clarify our vision of the world and provide exciting ways to interpret it. Of course, philosophy's unified purpose hasn't kept the discipline from splintering into warring camps. Departments all over the world are divided among analytical and continental schools, Heidegger, Hegel, and other major thinkers, challenging the growth of the discipline and obscuring its relevance and intent. Having spent decades teaching in American, Asian, African, and European universities, Michael Dummett has felt firsthand the fractured state of contemporary practice and the urgent need for reconciliation. Setting forth a proposal for renewal and reengagement, Dummett begins with the nature of philosophical inquiry as it has developed for centuries, especially its exceptional openness and perspective-which has, ironically, led to our present crisis. He discusses philosophy in relation to science, religion, morality, language, and meaning and recommends avenues for healing around a renewed investigation of mind, language, and thought. Employing his trademark frankness and accessibility, Dummett asks philosophers to resolve theoretical difference and reclaim the vital work of their practice."--Publisher's description
Frege and other philosophers by Michael Dummett( Book )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book deals with Frege's philosophy by comparing and contrasting his views with those of other philosophers, mostly contemporary with him
Truth and other enigmas by Michael Dummett( Book )

50 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of all but two of the author's philosophical essays and lectures originally published or presented before August 1976
The logical basis of metaphysics by Michael Dummett( Book )

39 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thought and reality by Michael Dummett( Book )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He investigates the two concepts on which the bridge that connects semantics to metaphysics rests, meaning and truth, and the role of justification in a theory of meaning. He then examines the special semantic and metaphysical issues that arise with relation to time and tense."--Jacket
Origins of analytical philosophy by Michael Dummett( Book )

36 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book studies the roots of analytical philosophy - that style of philosophizing that has for half a century dominated professional philosophy in English-speaking lands and is often called "Anglo-American," as contrasted with the "Continental," philosophy. This, Dummett argues, is a misnomer. "Anglo-Austrian" would be a better label, for analytical philosophy arose in the same milieu as the principal rival school of phenomenology. Not only that, but the two schools have the same roots. The two forebears of both schools are Bolzano, the first to deny that thoughts are contents of the mind, and Brentano, who made intentionality the defining characteristic of the mental. Analytical philosophy has been distinguished by the central place it has given to language. Dummett explains why what had gone before made this "linguistic turn" so natural, and why the school founded by Husserl failed to take it. By re-examining the similar origins of the two traditions, we can come to understand why the later diverged so widely, and so take the first step to reconciliation."--BOOK JACKET
Frege by Michael Dummett( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The interpretation of Frege's philosophy by Michael Dummett( Book )

25 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of intuitionism by Michael Dummett( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Formal systems and recursive functions; proceedings by John N Crossley( Book )

33 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and Dutch and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voting procedures by Michael Dummett( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of electoral reform by Michael Dummett( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analisa as principais formas de sistemas eleitorais nos sistemas legislativos do mundo e estabelece criterios que ajudam a explicar em que base deve-se apoiar para decidir qual sistema mais apropriado a cada pais
Logical investigations by Edmund Husserl( )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The key sections of Husserl's classic and influential work on phenomenology are available for the first time in one paperback volume, specially abridged and edited, with a new introduction by Dermot Moran
A wicked pack of cards : the origins of the occult tarot by Ronald Decker( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And practitioners of magic, and the occasional French charlatan, developed uses for Tarot cards and baseless theories about them which were virtually unknown in other countries. The authors trace this phenomenon through the writings and activities of many advocates of Tarot occultism, including Court de Gebelin, Etteilla, Levi, and Papus, showing how an extraordinary variety of occult theories - from Hermetism to Rosicrucianism, from the Cabala to Freemasonry - was
Language, thought, and logic : essays in honour of Michael Dummett( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of intuitionism by Michael Dummett( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Truth and the past
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The seas of languageFregeOn immigration and refugeesThe nature and future of philosophyFrege and other philosophersTruth and other enigmasThe logical basis of metaphysicsThought and reality
Alternative Names
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Dummett, M. A. E.

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Dummett, M. A. E. (Michael Anthony Eardley), 1925-2011

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Dummett, Michael 1925-2011

Dummett, Michael A. 1925-2011

Dummett, Michael A. E.

Dummett, Michael A.E. 1925-2011

Dummett, Michael A. E. (Michael Anthony Eardley), 1925-2011

Dummett, Michael Anthony Eardley.

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Dummett, Michael Anthony Eardley 1925-2011 Sir

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Languages
English (580)

Italian (20)

German (15)

Japanese (6)

Spanish (6)

Chinese (3)

Polish (2)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)