By Gilbert Harman, Ernest Lepore

ISBN-10: 0470672102

ISBN-13: 9780470672105

This spouse brings jointly a group of prime figures in modern philosophy to supply an in-depth exposition and research of Quine’s wide effect throughout philosophy’s many subfields, highlighting the breadth of his paintings, and revealing his endured value today.

  • Provides an in-depth account and research of W.V.O. Quine’s contribution to American Philosophy, and his place as one of many overdue twentieth-century’s so much influential analytic philosophers
  • Brings jointly newly-commissioned essays by means of prime figures inside modern philosophy
  • Covers Quine’s paintings throughout philosophy of common sense, philosophy of language, ontology and metaphysics, epistemology, and more
  • Explores his paintings in terms of the origins of analytic philosophy in the USA, and to the background of philosophy extra broadly
  • Highlights the breadth of Quine’s paintings around the self-discipline, and demonstrates the ongoing effect of his paintings in the philosophical community

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The term “rational reconstruction” is apparently due to Carnap (1928), who wrote there of rationale Nachkonstruktion. ” (1988). 13â•… Again, Kim (1988) is both representative of and influential in propagating such an understanding. 14â•… For criticism, see Kelly (2003), and also the exchange between Leite (2007) and Kelly (2007). 15â•… ”Some years ago I was struck by the large number of falsehoods that I had accepted as true in my childhood, and by the highly doubtful nature of the whole edifice that I had subsequently based on them.

Testability and Meaning. Philosophy of Science 3(4), 419–471. Carnap, Rudolf (1937a). Testability and Meaning (Part 2). Philosophy of Science 4(4), 1–40. Carnap, Rudolf (1937b). The Logical Syntax of Language. London: K. , Ltd. Carnap, Rudolf (1950). Logical Foundations of Probability. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Carnap, Rudolf (1963). Intellectual Autobiography. A. ). The Philosophy of Rudolf Carnap (1–84). LaSalle, IL: Open Court. Foley, Richard (1987). The Theory of Epistemic Rationality.

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