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$38.50 • £30.95 • €34.50

ISBN 9780674879263

Publication Date: 01/01/1986

Short

216 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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  • 1. Things and Their Place in Theories
  • 2. Empirical Content
  • 3. What Price Bivalence?
  • 4. On the Very Idea of a Third Dogma
  • 5. Use and Its Place in Meaning
  • 6. On the Nature of Moral Values
  • 7. Five Milestones of Empiricism
  • 8. Russell’s Ontological Development
  • 9. On Austin’s Method
  • 10. Smart’s Philosophy and Scientific Realism
  • 11. Goodman’s Ways of Worldmaking
  • 12. On the Individuation of Attributes
  • 13. Intensions Revisited
  • 14. Worlds Away
  • 15. Grades of Discriminability
  • 16. Lewis Carroll’s Logic
  • 17. Kurt Gödel
  • 18. Success and Limits of Mathematization
  • 19. On the Limits of Decision
  • 20. Predicates, Terms, and Classes
  • 21. Responses
  • 22. Postscript on Metaphor
  • 23. Has Philosophy Lost Contact with People?
  • 24. Paradoxes of Plenty
  • 25. The Times Atlas
  • 26. Mencken’s American Language
  • References
  • Index

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