Language, Truth and Knowledge: Contributions to the by Ilkka Niiniluoto (auth.), Thomas Bonk (eds.)

By Ilkka Niiniluoto (auth.), Thomas Bonk (eds.)

This assortment originated at a convention prepared through the Institute Vienna Circle and the collage of Vienna at the Vienna Circle and Logical Empiricism and used to be held in Vienna in July 2001. (cf. The Vienna Orcle and Logical Empiricism. re-examination and destiny views. Edited by way of Frie­ drich Stadler. Dordrecht-Boston-London: Kluwer, 2003, Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook 10). the entire essays during this quantity with one exception are in keeping with talks offered on that celebration and seem the following for the 1st time. The contributions deal with a vast variety of matters within the philosophy of Rudolf Carnap, yet subject matters stand out. Many authors reply without delay or not directly to objections opposed to a variety of elements of Carnap's paintings: the professional gram of Der Logische Aufbau der Welt, his perspectives on ontology and realism, and his explication of disposition predicates. w. v. Quine's shadow looms huge. emerging to the problem, those authors constructively adjust Carnapian rules or discover possible choices with no forsaking key tenets of his empiri­ cism. As our realizing of Carnap's paintings in its ancient context has turn into extra nuanced and particular during the last decade, the room for dis contract over its interpretation has grown. numerous of the papers target to place the list directly with recognize to such works as Logische Syntax der Sprache, Der Logische Aufbau der Welt, and Der Raum. This assortment then attests to the ongoing and transforming into appeal of Carnap's philosophy.

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The logical questions, on the other hand, do not refer directly to the objeets, but to sentences, terms, theories, and so on, whieh themselves refer to objeets. ,,20 For example, the sentences "New York is a big city" and "10 is an even number" express answers to the object-questions. " On the other hand, the sentence "A and Bare equivalent" and "B and C are synonymous" belong to the sphere of logical questions. The distinction (11) is restricted to logical questions and explained in the following quote: "What is the meaning of this or that coneept?

Neurath, and R. Carnap, "Wissenschafliehe Weltauffassung: Der Wiener Kreis [The Scientific Conception ofthe World: The Vienna Circle], in: O. Neurath, Empiricism and Sociology, (ed. by M. S. Cohen), D. Reidel Publishing Company: Dordrecht, 1973, p. 306. CARNAP'S METAPHILOSOPHY 43 14. Here are a few bibliographical details (with information regarding the English translations): "Überwindung der Metaphysic durch logistic Analyse der Sprache," Recentness 11 (1932), pp. 219-241 (Eng. tr. by A. Pap, in: A.

See Rudolf Carnap, Meaning and Necessity: A Study in Semantics and Modal Logic, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1947. Second expanded edition, 1956. 28. See Rudolf Carnap, Logical Foundations of Probability, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1950. 29. See John G. Kemeny, "A Logical Measure Function", Journal of Symbolic Logic 18, 1953, pp. 289-308. 30. See Rudolf Carnap. ), Studies in Inductive Logic and Probability, Vol. I, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971. 31. See Jaakko Hintikka, "Modality as Referential Multiplicity", Ajatus 20, 1957, pp.

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