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The Resource From a deflationary point of view, Paul Horwich

From a deflationary point of view, Paul Horwich

Label
From a deflationary point of view
Title
From a deflationary point of view
Statement of responsibility
Paul Horwich
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"'Deflationism' has emerged as one of the most significant developments in contemporary philosophy. It is best known as a story about truth-roughly, that the traditional search for its underlying nature is misconceived, since there can be no such thing. However, the scope of deflationism extends well beyond that particular topic. For, in the first place, such a view of truth substantially affects what we should say about neighbouring concepts such as 'reality', 'meaning', and 'rationality'. And in the second place, the anti-theoretical meta-philosophy that lies behind that view-the idea that philosophical problems are characteristically based on confusion and should therefore be dissolved rather than solved-may fruitfully be applied throughout the subject, in epistemology, ethics, the philosophy of science. metaphysics, and so on." "The essays reprinted here were written over the last twenty-five years. They represent Paul Horwich's development of the deflationary perspective and demonstrate its considerable power and fertility. They concern a broad array of philosophical problems: the nature of truth, realism versus antirealism, the creation of meaning, epistemic rationality, the conceptual role of 'ought', probabilistic models of scientific reasoning, the autonomy of art, the passage of time, and the trajectory of Wittgenstein's philosophy. They appear as originally published except for the correction of obvious mistakes, the interpolation of clarifying material, and the inclusion of new footnotes to indicate Horwich's subsequent directions of thought. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Horwich, Paul
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BD171
LC item number
.H67 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Truth
Target audience
specialized
Label
From a deflationary point of view, Paul Horwich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • Essay 1.
  • Three Forms of Realism (1982).
  • p. 7
  • Essay 2.
  • Realism and Truth (1996).
  • p. 32
  • Essay 3.
  • How to Choose between Empirically Indistinguishable Theories (1982).
  • p. 45
  • Essay 4.
  • Meaning, Use, and Truth (1995).
  • p. 67
  • Essay 5.
  • On the Nature and Norms of Theoretical Commitment (1991).
  • p. 86
  • Essay 6.
  • Wittgensteinian Bayesianism (1993).
  • p. 105
  • Essay 7.
  • Deflating the Direction of Time (1993).
  • p. 128
  • Essay 8.
  • Gibbard's Theory of Norms (1993).
  • p. 135
  • Essay 9.
  • Science and Art (2001).
  • p. 149
  • Essay 10.
  • Wittgenstein's Meta-Philosophical Development (2004).
  • p. 159
  • Initial Publication of the Essays.
  • p. 172
  • Index.
  • p. 175
Control code
ocm56649466
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
178 p.
Isbn
9780199251261
Lccn
2005298380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
From a deflationary point of view, Paul Horwich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • Essay 1.
  • Three Forms of Realism (1982).
  • p. 7
  • Essay 2.
  • Realism and Truth (1996).
  • p. 32
  • Essay 3.
  • How to Choose between Empirically Indistinguishable Theories (1982).
  • p. 45
  • Essay 4.
  • Meaning, Use, and Truth (1995).
  • p. 67
  • Essay 5.
  • On the Nature and Norms of Theoretical Commitment (1991).
  • p. 86
  • Essay 6.
  • Wittgensteinian Bayesianism (1993).
  • p. 105
  • Essay 7.
  • Deflating the Direction of Time (1993).
  • p. 128
  • Essay 8.
  • Gibbard's Theory of Norms (1993).
  • p. 135
  • Essay 9.
  • Science and Art (2001).
  • p. 149
  • Essay 10.
  • Wittgenstein's Meta-Philosophical Development (2004).
  • p. 159
  • Initial Publication of the Essays.
  • p. 172
  • Index.
  • p. 175
Control code
ocm56649466
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
178 p.
Isbn
9780199251261
Lccn
2005298380
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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