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2. Truth functions—or not?

2. Truth functions—or not?  

Graham Priest

in Logic: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780191848513
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10.1093/actrade/9780198811701.003.0002
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We are strongly intuitive about the validity of various inferences. This may or may not be hard-wired into us. Intuition gets us into trouble sometimes. ‘Truth functions—or not?’ plays ... More
Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short introduction

Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short introduction  

Michael Beaney

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Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191823442
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10.1093/actrade/9780198778028.001.0001
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Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction introduces some of the key ideas of the founders of analytic philosophy—Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, G. E. Moore, Ludwig ... More
2. Identity in logic and the classical law of thought

2. Identity in logic and the classical law of thought  

Florian Coulmas

in Identity: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2019
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Feb 2019
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9780191867033
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10.1093/actrade/9780198828549.003.0002
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‘Identity in logic and the classical law of thought’ explains that Leibniz’s law of the identity of indiscernibles conforms to the laws of logic. It defines identity as strict ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Michael Beaney

in Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short introduction

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One claim often made about analytic philosophy is that it places great emphasis on clarity of thinking, precision of expression, and rigour of argumentation. But other intellectual virtues ... More
1. How many things are there?

1. How many things are there?  

Michael Beaney

in Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short introduction

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Nov 2017
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‘How many things are there?’ introduces Gottlob Frege (1848–1925), one of the main founders of analytic philosophy whose central concern was with the nature of mathematics, and arithmetic ... More
2. How can we speak of what does not exist?

2. How can we speak of what does not exist?  

Michael Beaney

in Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short introduction

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Nov 2017
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9780191823442
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10.1093/actrade/9780198778028.003.0003
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Statements that purportedly refer to something that does not exist, whether fictional or not, have been especially problematic in the history of philosophy. ‘How can we speak of what does ... More
4. Are there limits to what we can say or think?

4. Are there limits to what we can say or think?  

Michael Beaney

in Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short introduction

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Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191823442
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10.1093/actrade/9780198778028.003.0005
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‘Are there limits to what we can say and think?’ considers the possible limits of our language and whether we can have thoughts that outstrip our ability to say what they are. It introduces ... More
7. Counting infinity

7. Counting infinity  

Ian Stewart

in Infinity: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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9780191816574
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10.1093/actrade/9780198755234.003.0008
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‘Counting infinity’ returns to the mathematics of infinity, discussing Cantor’s remarkable theory of how to count infinite sets, and the discovery that there are different sizes of ... More
9. Schopenhauer's influence

9. Schopenhauer's influence  

Christopher Janaway

in Schopenhauer: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775666
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802590.003.0009
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9780192802590
‘Schopenhauer's influence’ argues that Schopenhauer's lasting importance as a philosopher rests more on his manner of unfettered probing and blunt questioning, on his demolition of ... More
6. So what is analytic philosophy?

6. So what is analytic philosophy?  

Michael Beaney

in Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short introduction

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Nov 2017
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9780191823442
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9780198778028
There are various similarities and differences between the respective approaches to analytic philosophy of Frege, Russell, Moore, Wittgenstein, and Stebbing. But is there anything in common ... More

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