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Circularity, Definition and Truth

By: Andre Chapuis and Anil Gupta (eds.)

Price: $15.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010883

ISBN: 8185636435

Condition: New


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. T... View more info