Dummett on Abstract Objects by G. Duke

Dummett on Abstract Objects

byG. Duke

Hardcover | March 20, 2012

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This historically-informed critical assessment of Dummett's account of abstract objects, examines in detail some of the Fregean presuppositions of Dummett's account whilst also engaging with phenomenological approaches and recent work on the problem of abstract entities.

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GEORGE DUKE lectures in Philosophy in the School of International and Political Studies at Deakin University, Australia. He has published on the origins of analytical philosophy, the phenomenology of Husserl, and the divide between analytical and continental philosophy.

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Title:Dummett on Abstract ObjectsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:March 20, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230285198

ISBN - 13:9780230285194

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Fregean Notion of an Object
Psychologism and Objectivity
The Context Principle
A Problem about Reference
The Concrete-Abstract Distinction
Tolerant Reductionism
Mathematical Objects
Conclusion
References
Index