Carnap's Ideal of Explication and Naturalism by P. WagnerCarnap's Ideal of Explication and Naturalism by P. Wagner

Carnap's Ideal of Explication and Naturalism

byP. Wagner

Hardcover | June 19, 2012

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The book consists of a series of chapters on Carnap's ideal of explication as an alternative to the naturalistic conceptions of science, setting it in its historical context, discussing specific cases of explications, and enriching the on-going debate on conceptual engineering and naturalism in analytic philosophy.
STEVE AWODEY Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, USA JACQUES BOUVERESSE Professor at the Collège de France and a member of the IHPST (Institut d'histoire et de philosophie des sciences et des techniques), France A. W. CARUS Author of numerous papers on Carnap RICHARD CREATH President's Professor of Li...
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Title:Carnap's Ideal of Explication and NaturalismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:263 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.12 inPublished:June 19, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230282598

ISBN - 13:9780230282599

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Series Editor's Foreword Notes on Contributors Notes on References Introduction; P.Wagner PART I: HISTORICAL SITUATION OF CARNAP'S IDEAL OF EXPLICATION Carnap's Place in Analytic Philosophy and Philosophy of Science; A.Richardson Carnap, Pseudo-Problems, and Ontological Questions; G.Gabriel Carnap, Turing and Wittgenstein: Contrasting Notions of Analysis; J.Floyd Rudolf Carnap and the Legacy of Aufklärung; J.Bouveresse Carnap's Boundless Ocean of Unlimited Possibilities: Between Enlightenment and Romanticism; T.Mormann PART II: CARNAP'S IDEAL OF EXPLICATION: CRITICAL ASSESSMENTS AND EXAMPLES Carnap's Conception of Philosophy; W.Kienzler Carnapian Explication: A Case Study and Critique; E.Reck The Bipartite Conception of Metatheory and the Dialectical Conception of Explication; T.Uebel Explicating 'analytic'; S.Awodey Carnap and the Semantical Explication of Analyticity; P.de Rouilhan PART III: THE CONTEMPORARY DEBATE Before Explication; R.Creath Natural Languages, Formal Systems, and Explication; P.Wagner Rational Reconstruction, Explication, and the Rejection of Metaphysics; M.Friedman The Perils of Pollyanna; M.Wilson Engineers and Drifters: The Ideal of Explication and its Critics; A.Carus Bibliography Index