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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David Ripley – – Australasian Journal of Philosophy 91 1: 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. These problems turn on the correctness or incorrectness of a realistic view of one or another realm–the physical world, the mind, the past, mathematical reality, and so forth.


Fregean realism gives way to Dummettian antirealism. Such a conception, says Dummett, will form “a base camp for an assault on the metaphysical peaks: Account Options Sign in.

Logical Positivism and Metaphysics: Dilip Ninan – – Linguistics and Philosophy 33 5: The Metaphysical Status of Logic. Harvard University Press- Philosophy – pages. 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 regards the construction of a satisfactory theory of meaning as the most pressing task of contemporary analytical philosophy. Sign in Create an account. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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Benardete – – Oxford University Press. He believes that the successful If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. Join Our Mailing List: I have no greater ambition in this book than to set up a base Request removal from index. 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.


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