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Hard truths

Author: Elijah Millgram
Publisher: Chichester, U.K ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hard Truths is a groundbreaking new work in which noted philosopher Elijah Millgram advances a new approach to truth and its role in our day-to-day reasoning.:.; Takes up the hard truths of real reasoning and draws out their implications for logic and metaphysics.; Introduces and takes issue withprevailing views of the purpose of truth and the way we reason, including deflationism about truth, possible worlds  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Millgram, Elijah, 1958.
Hard truths.
Chichester [u.a.] : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
IX, 301 S.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elijah Millgram
ISBN: 9781444310764 1444310763 9781444310757 1444310755 1405188154 9781405188159
OCLC Number: 1039155736
Notes: Deflating deflationism.
Logics of vagueness.
The Quinean turn.
The Davidsonian swerve.
The bare necessities.
Description: Online Ressource (ix, 301 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Contents: The truth in bivalence. How to find your match. Unity of the intellect. How can we think about partial truth? The Lewis twist : mind over matter. Conclusion : metaphysics as intellectual ergonomics.
Responsibility: Elijah Millgram.

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"Hard Truths focuses upon the fact that coming by such verities is quite difficult and that we must cobble by with far less in our everyday life. Milgram's innovative book challenges us to face this  Read more...

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"Everyone with a serious interest in philosophy should confront the implications of this work. It will appeal to all who are willing to face hard truths about reasoning." (CHOICE, December 2009) Read more...

 
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