The Logical Basis of Metaphysics, by Michael Dummett. London: Duck- worth, Pp. + xi.? As the title suggests, this book is an elaboration of. Such a conception, says Dummett, will form “a base camp for an assault on the metaphysical peaks: I have no greater ambition in this book than to set up a base . Thesis Title: Michael Dummett’s Logical Basis of Metaphysics. PhD in Philosophy . June Rory A.A. Hinton. Department of Philosophy. University of Toronto.

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I attempt to dummtt Dummett against both criticisms. The metaphysical issue that most exercises Dummett is the adjudication between a realist and an antirealist conception of reality, and he believes that it is by careful attention to theories of meaning that we can come to see difficulties for a realist metaphysics. The Justification of Deduction.

The Logical Basis of Metaphysics

These problems turn on the correctness or incorrectness of a realistic view of one lpgical another realm–the physical world, the mind, the past, mathematical reality, and so forth.

Michael Dummett’s new book is the greatly expanded and recently revised version of his distinguished William James Lectures, delivered in Harvard University Press- Philosophy – pages. ProofTheoretic Justifications of Logical Laws.

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Semantic Anti-Realism in Metaphysics. Stephen Read – – Journal of Philosophical Logic 39 5: He believes that the successful og of this difficult assignment will lead to a resolution of problems before which philosophy has been stalled, in some instances for centuries. Such a conception, says Dummett, will form “a base camp for an assault on the metaphysical peaks: Logic and Philosophy of Logic.

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Brian Rabern – – Synthese 1: Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Rejection of realism amounts to adoption of a variant semantics, and often of a variant logic, for the statements in a certain sector of our language. He believes that the successful The Metaphysical Status of Logic.

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Dummett does not assume the correctness of any one logical system but shows how the choice between different logics arises at the level of the theory of meaning and depends upon the choice of one or another general form of meaning-theory.

Dummett does not assume the correctness of any one logical system but shows how the choice between different logics arises at the mmetaphysics of the theory of meaning and depends upon the choice of one or another general form of meaning-theory. Benardete – – Oxford University Press. David Ripley – – Australasian Journal of Philosophy 91 1: Moore accuses Dummett of attempting, with his theory of meaning, to identify limits to our sense-making.

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Contents Metaphysical Disputes over Realism.

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Contact Contact Us Help. Dominic Hyde – – History and Philosophy of Logic 22 4: Circularity Consistency and Harmony. Dummett regards the construction of a satisfactory theory of meaning as the most pressing task metaphhysics contemporary analytical philosophy.

Dummett Snippet view – Logical Positivism and Metaphysics: He believes that the successful completion of this difficult assignment will lead to a resolution of problems before which philosophy has been stalled, in some instances for centuries.

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