The Ways of Paradox, and Other EssaysA respected Harvard logician and philosopher gathers together twentynine writings dealing with the foundations of mathematics, Rudolf Carnap, linguistics, truth, analyticity, modal logic, propositional attitudes, and ontology 
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Review: The Ways of Paradox and Other Essays
User Review  Silvio Curtis  GoodreadsEssays on logic by Quine, including "Truth by Convention," which I'd read for school. The observations on logical syntax and on paradoxes were thoughtprovoking, but it was hard to get anything out of ... Read full review
Review: The Ways of Paradox and Other Essays
User Review  GoodreadsEssays on logic by Quine, including "Truth by Convention," which I'd read for school. The observations on logical syntax and on paradoxes were thoughtprovoking, 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 
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