Talking Philosophy: A Wordbook
"The result of twenty-five years of teaching philosophy, Talking Philosophy presents an informative and critical look at the basic terminology of twentieth-century Anglophone philosophy."--Cover.
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Nonsense necessity and possibility
Inferring implying arguing and if
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akrasia ambiguous analytic antecedent arguing assertion believe categorical categorical syllogism characteristic committed common concept conclusion condition confused consequent contrasted controversy counterinstance D. M. Armstrong deny distinction doctrine English equivalent ethical example exclusive disjunction existence expression fact factual fallacy falsify fashion Flew Geach gostak Greek human hypothesis identical implies inference J. J. C. Smart J. L. Austin kind Lacey Latin linguistic literally logical logicians material matter means merely modus tollens moral negation notion noun object ontological person philosophical talk phrase Popper predicate premisses Primus principle problem proposition see section question Quine Quinton reason refute reject relevant Ryle scepticism Secundus self-contradictory sentence Socrates is mortal someone sometimes called statement syllogism symbols synonym technical senses term theory thing Today truth truth-functional truth-value universal proposition usually utilitarianism utterance valid argument W. K. C. Guthrie wedge argument word wrong xify xious