Description matérielle : 1 vol. (XI-278 p.)
Description : Note : Bibliogr. p. 261-272. Notes bibliogr. Index
Abstract : Carnap, Quine, and Putnam held that in our pursuit of truth we can do no better than to start in the middle, relying on already-established beliefs and inferences and applying our best methods for re-evaluating particular beliefs and inferences and arriving at new ones. In this collection of essays, Gary Ebbs interprets these thinkers' methodological views in the light of their own philosophical commitments, and in the process refutes some widespread misunderstandings of their views, reveals the real strengths of their arguments, and exposes a number of problems that they face. To solve these problems, in many of the essays Ebbs also develops new philosophical approaches, including new theories of logical truth, language use, reference and truth, truth by convention, realism, trans-theoretical terms, agreement and disagreement, radical belief revision, and contextually a priori statements. His essays will be valuable for a wide range of readers in analytic philosophy.
Édition : Cambridge : Cambridge university press , 2017
Description matérielle : 1 vol. (ix-233 p.)
Description : Note : Bibliogr. p. 227-230. Index
Abstract : "Language users ordinarily suppose that they know what thoughts their own utterances express. We can call this supposed knowledge minimal self-knowledge. But what does it come to? And do we actually have it? Anti-individualism implies that the thoughts which a person's utterances express are partly determined by facts about their social and physical environments. If anti-individualism is true, then there are some apparently coherent sceptical hypotheses that conflict with our supposition that we have minimal self-knowledge. In this book, Anthony Brueckner and Gary Ebbs debate how to characterize this problem and develop opposing views of what it shows. Their discussion is the only sustained, in-depth debate about anti-individualism, scepticism and knowledge of one's own thoughts, and will interest both scholars and graduate students in philosophy of language, philosophy of mind and epistemology"
Édition : Cambridge : Cambridge university press , 2015
Autre auteur du texte : Anthony Brueckner
Description matérielle : XVI-368 p.
Description : Note : Notes bibliogr. Index
Édition : London : Havard university press , 1997
1st publ. in paperback of the ed. 2009
Description matérielle : 1 vol. (XIV-338 p.)
Description : Note : Bibliogr. p. 320-329. Index
Édition : New York : Oxford university press , 2011
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