The Ways of Paradox, and Other Essays

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Harvard University Press, 1976 - Philosophy - 335 pages
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A respected Harvard logician and philosopher gathers together twenty-nine writings dealing with the foundations of mathematics, Rudolf Carnap, lin-guistics, truth, analyticity, modal logic, propositional attitudes, and ontology
  

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Review: The Ways of Paradox and Other Essays

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Essays on logic by Quine, including "Truth by Convention," which I'd read for school. The observations on logical syntax and on paradoxes were thought-provoking, but it was hard to get anything out of ... Read full review

Review: The Ways of Paradox and Other Essays

User Review  - Goodreads

Essays on logic by Quine, including "Truth by Convention," which I'd read for school. The observations on logical syntax and on paradoxes were thought-provoking, but it was hard to get anything out of ... Read full review

Contents

The Ways of Paradox 1961
1
On a Supposed Antinomy 1952
19
Foundations of Mathematics 1964
22
On the Application of Modern Logic 1960
33
Homage to Rudolf Carnap 1970
40
Logic as a Source of Syntactical Insights 1960
44
vagaries of Definition 1972
50
Linguistics and Philosophy 1968
56
Quantifiers and Prepositional Attitudes 1955
185
A Logistical Approach to the Ontological Problem 1939
197
On Carnaps Views on Ontology 1951
205
Ontological Reduction and the World of Numbers 1964
212
On Mental Entities 1952
221
The Scope and Language of Science 1954
228
Posits and Reality 1955
246
On Simple Theories of a Complex World 1960
255

The Limits of Knowledge 1972
59
Necessary Truth 1963
68
Truth by Convention 1935
77
Carnap and Logical Truth 1954
107
Implicit Definition Sustained 1964
133
Mr Strawson on Logical Theory 1953
137
Three Grades of Modal Involvement 1953
158
Reply to Professor Marcus 1962
177
On Multiplying Entities 196674
259
Ontological Remarks on the Propositional
265
The Variable 1972
272
Algebraic Logic and Predicate Functors 1970
283
Truth and Disquotation 1970
308
References
323
Index
329
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