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Truth and other enigmas

Author: Michael Dummett
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of all but two of the author's philosophical essays and lectures originally published or presented before August 1976.
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Named Person: Gottlob Frege; Gottlob Frege; Gottlob Frege; Gottlob Frege
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dummett
ISBN: 0674910753 9780674910751 0674910761 9780674910768
OCLC Number: 3275362
Description: lviii, 470 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Truth --
Presupposition --
The structure of appearance --
Nominalism --
Constructionalism --
George Boole --
Frege on functions --
Frege's Philosophy --
Frege's distinction between sense and reference --
Realism --
Wittgenstein's philosophy of mathematics --
The philosophical significance of Gödel's theorem --
Platonism --
The philosophical basis of intuitionistic logic --
Wang's paradox --
Is logic empirical? --
The justification of deduction --
Can an effect precede its cause? --
Bringing about the past --
A defence of McTaggart's proof of the unreality of time --
The reality of the past --
The significance of Quine's indeterminacy thesis --
The social character of meaning --
Oxford philosophy --
Can analytical philosophy be systematic, and ought it to be?
Responsibility: Michael Dummett.

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A collection of all but two of the author's philosophical essays and lectures originally published or presented before August 1976.

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