DescriptionThis volume provides a comprehensive collection of classic and contemporary readings in the philosophy of logic.
Introduction: Logic and Philosophy of Logic: Dale Jacquette.
Part I: Classical Logic:.
1. The Laws of Logic: Arthur Pap.
2. Russell's Mathematical Logic: Kurt Gödel.
3. Which Logic is the Right Logic?: Leslie H. Tharp.
4. What Can Logic Do For Philosophy?: Karl Popper.
Part II: Truth, Propositions and Meaning:.
5. Truth and Meaning: Donald Davidson.
6. Outline of a Theory of Truth: Saul A. Kripke.
7. Tarski's Theory of Truth: Hartry Field.
8. Types and Ontology: Fred Sommers.
9. Propositions: George Bealer.
Part III: Quantifiers and Quantificational Theory:.
10. Logic and Existence: Czeslaw Lejewski.
11. A Plea for Substitutional Quantification: Charles Parsons.
12. Nominalism and the Substitutional Quantifier: Ruth Barcan Marcus.
13. Interpretations of Quantifiers: Thomas Baldwin.
14. Language Games for Quantifiers: Jaakko Hintikka.
Part IV: Validity, Inference and Entailment:.
15. Bolzano's Concept of Consequence: Rolf George.
16. On the Concept of Logical Consequence: Alfred Tarski.
17. The Pure Calculus of Entailment: Alan Ross Anderson and Nuel D. Belnap, Jr.
18. Formal and Material Consequence: Stephen Read.
19. Tarski on Truth and Logical Consequence: John Etchemendy.
Part V Modality, Intensionality and Propositional Attitude:.
20. What are Possible Worlds?: John E. Nolt.
21. Quantifiers and Propositional Attitudes: W.V.O. Quine.
22. Counterpart Theory and Quantified Modal Logic: David Lewis.
23. Interpretation of Quantifiers: Dagfinn Follesdal.
24. A Backward Look at Quine's Animadversions on Modalities: Ruth Barcan Marcus.
25. Quantifying In: David Kaplan.
26. Substitutivity and the Coherence of Quantifying In: Graeme Forbes.
27. The Intensionality of Ontological Commitment: Michael Jubien.
"Dale Jacquette in Philosophy of Logic: An Anthology brings together some of the most important papers in twentieth-century philosophy of logic ... as a source book for a course on philosophy of logic it is a useful collection. It would also provide supplementary reading for courses on philosophy of mathematics or language." Times Higher Education Supplement
- Surveys the background and current trends in philosophical applications of symbolic logic
- Examines the limitations of classical and nonstandard logics
- Offers solid preparation for ongoing debates in the field, while reflecting a variety of different perspectives
- Includes new and important readings that are not available in other anthologies