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The Resource Models, truth, and realism, Barry Taylor

Models, truth, and realism, Barry Taylor

Label
Models, truth, and realism
Title
Models, truth, and realism
Statement of responsibility
Barry Taylor
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Barry Taylor's book mounts an argument against one of the fundamental tenets of much contemporary philosophy, the idea that we can make sense of reality as existing objectively, independently of our capacities to come to know it."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Barry
Index
no index present
LC call number
B835
LC item number
.T37 2006
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Realism
  • Truth
Label
Models, truth, and realism, Barry Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [178]-182) 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
  • Overview : the argument of this book.
  • p. 1
  • I.
  • explication of realism
  • 1.
  • Realism and objective truth.
  • p. 13
  • 2.
  • Realism explicated.
  • p. 32
  • II.
  • Model theory and correspondence
  • 3.
  • Putnam's model-theoretic arguments.
  • p. 49
  • 4.
  • Changing the rules.
  • p. 85
  • 5.
  • status of natural properties.
  • p. 101
  • III.
  • Realism without correspondence?
  • 6.
  • Taking the hierarchy seriously.
  • p. 127
  • 7.
  • Formal theories of truth and Putnam's 'common-sense realism'.
  • p. 134
  • 8.
  • Tarskian truth and the views of John McDowell.
  • p. 148
  • Coda : Brandom, compositionality, and singular terms.
  • p. 166
Control code
ocm64554649
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 185 p.
Isbn
9780199286690
Lccn
2006298010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Models, truth, and realism, Barry Taylor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [178]-182) 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
  • Overview : the argument of this book.
  • p. 1
  • I.
  • explication of realism
  • 1.
  • Realism and objective truth.
  • p. 13
  • 2.
  • Realism explicated.
  • p. 32
  • II.
  • Model theory and correspondence
  • 3.
  • Putnam's model-theoretic arguments.
  • p. 49
  • 4.
  • Changing the rules.
  • p. 85
  • 5.
  • status of natural properties.
  • p. 101
  • III.
  • Realism without correspondence?
  • 6.
  • Taking the hierarchy seriously.
  • p. 127
  • 7.
  • Formal theories of truth and Putnam's 'common-sense realism'.
  • p. 134
  • 8.
  • Tarskian truth and the views of John McDowell.
  • p. 148
  • Coda : Brandom, compositionality, and singular terms.
  • p. 166
Control code
ocm64554649
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 185 p.
Isbn
9780199286690
Lccn
2006298010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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