Language, Thought, and Logic: Essays in Honour of Michael Dummett

Hardcover | October 1, 1997

EditorRichard G. Heck

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A distinguished international group of philosophers contribute new essays on central issues in philosophy of language and logic, in honour of Michael Dummett, one of the most influential philosophers of the late twentieth century. The essays are focused on areas particularly associated withProfessor Dummett. Five are contributions to the philosophy of language, addressing in particular the nature of truth and meaning and the relation between language and thought. Two contributors discuss time, in particular the reality of the past. The last four essays focus on Frege and thephilosophy of mathematics. The volume represents some of the best work in contemporary analytical philosophy.

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A distinguished international group of philosophers contribute new essays on central issues in philosophy of language and logic, in honour of Michael Dummett, one of the most influential philosophers of the late twentieth century. The essays are focused on areas particularly associated withProfessor Dummett. Five are contributions to...

Richard G. Heck is at Harvard University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:318 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.91 inPublished:October 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

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1. Christopher Peacocke: Concepts Without Words2. Alexander George: Has Dummett Oversalted his Frege? Remarks on the Conveyability of Thought3. Sanford Shieh: Some Senses of Holism: An Anti-Realist's Guide to Quine4. John McDowell: Another Plea for Modesty5. Jason Stanley: Rigidity and Content6. John Campbell: The Realism of Memory7. Barry Taylor: Dummett's McTaggart8. Crispin Wright: On the Philosophical Significance of Frege's Theorem9. George Boolos: Is Hume's Principle Analytic?10. Charles Parsons: Wright on Abstraction and Set Theory11. Richard G. Heck, Jr: The Julius Caesar Objection