Against the Current

Against the Current

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The present collection of seventeen papers, most of them already published in international philosophical journals, deals both with issues in the philosophy of logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of language and epistemology. The first part contains critical assessments and somewhat deviant renderings of the work of two seminal philosophers, Frege and Husserl, as well as of the young Carnap and Kripke. The second part contains analyses of central issues in the philosophy of logic, the philosophy of mathematics and semantics, including arguments on behalf of Platonism in the philosophy of mathematics, a defense of second-order logic, a new definition of analyticity, a sketch of a semantics for mathematical statements and a critique of Kripkea€™s possible world semantics for modal logic.In her paper a#39;Striving for Truth in the Practice of Mathematicsa#39; Danielle Macbeth is also guilty, among other things, ... many other issues in Macbetha#39;s paper that deserve critical comments, for example her general scheme of the a#39;three levels of anbsp;...

Title:Against the Current
Author:Guillermo E. Rosado Haddock
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2013-05-02


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