Circularity, Definition and Truth

By: Andre Chapuis and Anil Gupta (eds.)

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This volume consists of eighteen new essays, written by distinguished scholars, on topics that are of great interest to logicians and philosophers: definitions and the concept of truth.The essays fails into three groups.The first group defends the logical legitimacy and fruitfulness of circular definitions.It argues that circular definitions yield better theories not only of truth but also of defeasible inference, rationality.Knowledge and vagueness. The second group contributes to the philosophical debate over deflationism. The final group is concerned with recent logical theories of truth. This group includes critical assessments of fixed point and revision theories. It includes also new and accessible presentations of pointer semantics theory by their originations.Ro. 410p. 2000. Printed Pages: 410.

Title: Circularity, Definition and Truth

Author Name: Andre Chapuis and Anil Gupta (eds.)

Categories: India, Philosophy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd. in Association with Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi: 2000

ISBN: 8185636435

ISBN 13: 9788185636436

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms

Seller ID: 010883

Keywords: Philosophy Truth Circularity