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Philosophy of Logic

W. V. Quine
Publisher: 
Harvard University Press
Publication Date: 
2006
Number of Pages: 
128
Format: 
Paperback
Edition: 
2
Price: 
17.95
ISBN: 
0674665635
Category: 
Monograph
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 1. Meaning and Truth
Objection to propositions
Propositions as information
Diffuseness of empirical meaning
Propositions dismissed
Truth and semantic ascent
Tokens and eternal sentences

2. Grammar
Grammar by recursion
Categories
Immanence and transcendence
Grammarian's goal reexamined
Logical grammar
Redundant devices
Names and functors
Lexicon, particle, and name
Criterion of lexicon
Time, events, adverbs
Attitudes and modality

3. Truth
Truth and satisfaction
Satisfaction by sequences
Tarski's definition of truth
Paradox in the object language
Resolution in set theory

4. Logical Truth
In terms of structure
In terms of substitution
In terms of models
Adequacy of substituteon
="">< Saving on sets
In terms of proof
In terms of grammar

5. The Scope of Logic
Affinities of identity
Identity reduced
Set theory
Set theory in sheep's clothing
Logic in wolf's clothing
Scope of the virtual theory
Simulated class quantification
Other simulated quantification
Annexes

6. Deviant Login
Change of logic, change of subject
Logic in translation
Law of excluded middle
Debate about the dichotomy
Intuitionism
Branched quantifiers
Substitutional quantification
Its strength

7. The Ground of Logical Truth
The semblance of a theory
An untenable dualism
The place of logic

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED