The Logical Basis of Metaphysics, by Michael Dummett. London: Duck- worth, Pp. + xi.? As the title suggests, this book is an elaboration of. Such a conception, says Dummett, will form “a base camp for an assault on the metaphysical peaks: I have no greater ambition in this book than to set up a base . Thesis Title: Michael Dummett’s Logical Basis of Metaphysics. PhD in Philosophy . June Rory A.A. Hinton. Department of Philosophy. University of Toronto.
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The Logical Basis of Metaphysics
Dummett does not assume the correctness of any one logical system but shows how the choice between different logics arises at the level of the theory of meaning and depends upon oc choice of one or another general form of meaning-theory.
But Moore is not convinced. Stephen Read – – Journal of Philosophical Logic 39 5: Paul Forster – – Synthese 1: View freely available titles: Dummett regards the construction of a satisfactory theory of meaning as the most pressing task of contemporary analytical philosophy.
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He believes that the successful completion of this difficult assignment will lead to a resolution of problems before which philosophy has been stalled, in some instances for centuries. Rejection of realism amounts to adoption of a variant semantics, and often of a variant logic, for the metaphyscs in a certain sector of our language.
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