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The construction of logical space

Author: Agustín Rayo
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Agustín Rayo offers a novel conception of metaphysical possibility, and a new trivialist philosophy of mathematics.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Agustín Rayo
ISBN: 0199662622 9780199662623
OCLC Number: 826685394
Description: xix, 220 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Language and metaphysics --
Logical space --
Mathematics --
Cognitive accomplishment in logic and mathematics --
Possibility --
A-worlds and the dot-notation --
Paraphrase --
Introducing mathematical vocabulary --
Appendices : A.A semantics for a language with the dot-notation --
B. If Lewis can say it, you can too --
C. The canonical space of worlds.
Responsibility: Agustín Rayo.
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Our conception of logical space is the set of distinctions we use to navigate the world. Agustin Rayo argues that this is shaped by acceptance or rejection of 'just is'-statements: e.g. 'to be  Read more...

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