## The Philosophy of Jaakko HintikkaOne of the world's most influential logicians, Jaakko Hintikka is a leading figure on the international philosophical scene. Here, he responds to his critics. The 27 critical and descriptive essays in this book, written by important scholars from a variety of fields, challenge Hintikka's innovations in philosophy, logic, and linguistics. His replies, and the essays themselves, all previously unpublished, form a lively, provocative exchange of ideas. Also included is an intellectual autobiography and a complete bibliography of Hintikka's writings. |

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### Contents

Descriptive and Critical Essays on | 85 |

Hintikkas Ideas about the History | 113 |

Hintikka on Aristotelean Constructions | 195 |

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