THE WILLIAM JAMES LECTURES
Cover: The Logical Basis of Metaphysics in PAPERBACK

The Logical Basis of Metaphysics

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674537866

Publication Date: 01/01/1993

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366 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Metaphysical Disputes over Realism
  • 1. Semantic Values
  • 2. Inference and Truth
  • 3. Theories of Truth
  • 4. Meaning, Knowledge, and Understanding
  • 5. Ingredients of Meaning
  • 6. Truth and Meaning-Theories
  • 7. The Origin and Role of the Concept of Truth
  • 8. The Justification of Deduction
  • 9. Circularity, Consistency, and Harmony
  • 10. Holism
  • 11. Proof-Theoretic Justifications of Logical Laws
  • 12. The Fundamental Assumption
  • 13. Stability
  • 14. Truth-Conditional Meaning-Theories
  • 15. Realism and the Theory of Meaning
  • Index

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