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Robust Reality

by George Englebretsen
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Release Date: 2013-05-02
Genre: Philosophy
Pages: 197 pages
ISBN 13: 3110325829
ISBN 10: 9783110325829
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Synopsis : Robust Reality written by George Englebretsen, published by Walter de Gruyter which was released on 2013-05-02. Download Robust Reality Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Philosophisehe Analyse Philosophical Analysis Herausgegeben von / Edited by Herbert Hochberg 0 Rafael Huntelmann 0 Christian Kanzian Richard Sehantz 0 Erwin Tegtmeier Band 46/ Volume 46 George Englebretsen Robust Reality An Essay in ... -- Contemporary analytic philosophy can generally be characterized by the following tendencies: commitment to first-order predicate logic as the only viable formal logic; rejection of correspondence theories of truth; a view of existence as something expressed by the existential quantifier; a metaphysics that doesn’t give the world as a whole its due. This book seeks to offer an alternative analytic theory, one that provides a unified account of what there is, how we speak about it, the underlying logic of our language, how the truth of what we say is determined, and the central role of the real world in all of this. The result is a robust account of reality. The inspiration for many of the ideas that constitute this overall theory comes from such sources as Aristotle, Leibniz, Ryle, and Sommers.

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