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Existence and explanation : essays presented in honor of Karel Lambert

Author: Karel Lambert; Wolfgang Spohn; Bas C Van Fraassen; Brian Skyrms
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1991.
Series: University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science, v. 49.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Woodruff addresses the relation between free logic and supervaluation semantics, presenting a novel condition which recovers desirable metatheoretic properties for free logic under that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Karel Lambert; Karel Lambert; Karel Lambert; Karel Lambert; Karel Lambert
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karel Lambert; Wolfgang Spohn; Bas C Van Fraassen; Brian Skyrms
ISBN: 079231252X 9780792312529
OCLC Number: 23583008
Description: xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: On (the x) (x = Lambert) / Bas C. van Fraassen --
Five easy pieces / Ermanno Bencivenga --
The Cartesian cogitos / Gordon G. Brittan, Jr. --
Undefined definite descriptions / Charles B. Daniels --
Maximum entropy updating and conditionalization / Daniel Hunter --
Leibniz on ens and existence / Wolfgang Lenzen --
Colours, corners and complexity: Meinong and Wittgenstein on some internal relations / Kevin Mulligan --
Atomic sentences as singular terms in free logic / Terence Parsons --
EPR-situation and Bell's inequality / Erhard Scheibe --
On being spread out in time: temporal parts and the problem of change / Peter M. Simons --
Stability and chance / Brian Skyrms --
A reason for explanation: explanations provide stable reasons / Wolfgang Spohn --
The systems of Plato and Aristotle compared as to their contributions to physics / Jules Vuillemin --
A note on Aristotle's theory of definition and scientific explanation / Paul Weingartner --
Actualism, free logic and first-order supervaluations / Peter W. Woodruff.
Series Title: University of Western Ontario series in philosophy of science, v. 49.
Responsibility: edited by Wolfgang Spohn, Bas C. van Fraassen, and Brian Skyrms.

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