New Essays on Tarski and Philosophy : New Essays on Tarski and Philosophy.

By: Patterson, DouglasPublisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2008Copyright date: ©2008Description: 1 online resource (443 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780191559075Subject(s): Tarski, Alfred.;Mathematics -- Philosophy.;Logic, Symbolic and mathematical -- PhilosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: New Essays on Tarski and Philosophy : New Essays on Tarski and PhilosophyDDC classification: 510.1 LOC classification: QA8.4.N49 2008Online resources: Click to View
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Intro -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Tarski and his Polish Predecessors on Truth -- 3 Polish Axiomatics and its Truth: On Tarski's Leśniewskian Background and the Ajdukiewicz Connection -- 4 Tarski's Conceptual Analysis of Semantical Notions -- 5 Tarski's Theory of Definition -- 6 Tarski's Convention T and the Concept of Truth -- 7 Tarski's Conception of Meaning -- 8 Tarski, Neurath, and Kokoszyńska on the Semantic Conception of Truth -- 9 Tarski's Nominalism -- 10 Truth, Meaning, and Translation -- 11 Reflections on Consequence -- 12 Tarski's Thesis -- 13 Are There Model-Theoretic Logical Truths that are not Logically True? -- 14 Truth on a Tight Budget: Tarski and Nominalism -- 15 Alternative Logics and the Role of Truth in the Interpretation of Languages -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z.
Summary: This volume shows the way to a proper understanding of the philosophical legacy of the great logician, mathematician, and philosopher Alfred Tarski (1902-1983). An international group of scholars examine the historical context of Tarski's work, his philosophical development, and his influence on philosophy of language and logic.
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Intro -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Tarski and his Polish Predecessors on Truth -- 3 Polish Axiomatics and its Truth: On Tarski's Leśniewskian Background and the Ajdukiewicz Connection -- 4 Tarski's Conceptual Analysis of Semantical Notions -- 5 Tarski's Theory of Definition -- 6 Tarski's Convention T and the Concept of Truth -- 7 Tarski's Conception of Meaning -- 8 Tarski, Neurath, and Kokoszyńska on the Semantic Conception of Truth -- 9 Tarski's Nominalism -- 10 Truth, Meaning, and Translation -- 11 Reflections on Consequence -- 12 Tarski's Thesis -- 13 Are There Model-Theoretic Logical Truths that are not Logically True? -- 14 Truth on a Tight Budget: Tarski and Nominalism -- 15 Alternative Logics and the Role of Truth in the Interpretation of Languages -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z.

This volume shows the way to a proper understanding of the philosophical legacy of the great logician, mathematician, and philosopher Alfred Tarski (1902-1983). An international group of scholars examine the historical context of Tarski's work, his philosophical development, and his influence on philosophy of language and logic.

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