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An Introduction to Philosophical Logic, 3rd Edition

An Introduction to Philosophical Logic, 3rd Edition

Anthony C. Grayling

ISBN: 978-0-631-19982-3

May 2001, Wiley-Blackwell

352 pages

Select type: Paperback

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An Introduction to Philosophical Logic has been a popular mainstay among students taking courses in philosophical logic and the philosophy of language since it was first published in 1982.

1. Philosophical Logic, the Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy and Logic.

2. The Proposition.

3. Necessity, Analyticity and the A Priori.

4. Existence, Presuppositions and Descriptions.

5. Truth: The Pragmatic and Coherence and Correspondence Theories.

6. Truth: Semantics, Deflation, Idefinability and Evaluation.

7. Meaning, Reference, Verification and Use.

8. Truth, Meaning, Realism and Anti-realism.

9. Realism, Anti-realism, Idealism, Relativism.



* Covers most of the central topics in philosophy - the proposition. theories of truth, existence, meaning and reference, realism and anti-realism.
* Includes a new chapter on identity.