Logic, Language, and Mathematics: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright

Logic, Language, and Mathematics: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright
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    Logic, Language, and Mathematics: Themes from the Philosophy of Crispin Wright
  • Author:
    Alexander Miller
  • Edition:
    -
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  • Data:
    August 24, 2020
  • ISBN:
    0199278342
  • ISBN-13:
    9780199278343
  • Language:
    English
  • Pages:
    464 pages
  • Format:
    PDF

Book Description
Crispin Wright is widely recognised as one of the most important and influential analytic philosophers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This volume is a collective exploration of the major themes of his work in philosophy of language, philosophical logic, and philosophy of mathematics. It comprises specially written chapters by a group of internationally renowned thinkers, as well as four substantial responses from Wright. In these thematically organized replies, Wright summarizes his life's work and responds to the contributory essays collected in this book. In bringing together such scholarship, the present volume testifies to both the enormous interest in Wright's thought and the continued relevance of Wright's seminal contributions in analytic philosophy for present-day debates;

Content

Part I. Frege and Neo-Logicism
1. Generality and Objectivity in Frege’s Foundations of Arithmetic
2. A Logic for Frege’s Theorem
2. Logicism and Logical Consequence
3. Logicism and Second-Order Logic
4. Solving the Caesar Problem—with Metaphysics

Part II. Vagueness
5. Vagueness and Intuitionistic Logic
6. Quandary and Intuitionism: Crispin Wright on Vagueness

Part III. Logical Revisionism
7. Wright and Revisionism
8. Inferentialism, Logicism, Harmony, and a Counterpoint

Part IV. Metaphysical Possibility
9. CCCP

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