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The taming of the true

Author: Neil Tennant
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text poses a broad challenge to the realist views of meaning and truth. Starting with a critical survey of the realism debate, the author then presents a defence of the anti-realist view that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Tennant
ISBN: 0199251606 9780199251605
OCLC Number: 470696821
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 440-447.
Description: 1 vol. (IX-465 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1: Introduction ; 2: The Realism Debate ; 3: Irrealism ; 4: Against Meaning Skepticism ; 5: Avoiding Strict Finitism ; 6: Meaning as Graspable ; 7: Truth as Knowable ; 8: Analyticity and Syntheticity ; 9: Finding the Right Logic ; 10: Cognitive Significance Regained ; 11: Defeasibility and Constructive Falsifiability
Responsibility: Neil Tennant.
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a new major and systematic monograph on the realism debate, written by a very skillful and sophisticated defender of anti-realism ... very lucidly written, and the main arguments are well signposted, Read more...

 
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