Logical Semiotics & Mereology

Logical Semiotics & Mereology

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The papers in this volume are concerned with a variety of vitally important topics in philosophical logic, the philosophy of language, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of science, and in the application of modern logic to wider philosophical problems. All of them make fundamental use, in one way or another, of logical semiotics, the modern trivium of systematic syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, and some of them, of mereology, the general theory of parts and whole. The book includes 20 articles, dealing with such subjects as 'Logical semiotics and logistic grammar', 'The semiotics of mathematical practice', 'Husserlian parts and wholes', 'Compound individuals and the languages of science', and discusses work of Geach, Lesniewski, Carnap, Peirce, and Quine.a€œOn spAccule sur tout, meme sur la famine.a€ Never ... of Purley of 1786, in which it was urged that Lockea#39;s Essay would have fared better if only the word a#39;worda#39; had been substituted throughout for a#39;ideaa#39;. Indeed, yes. The linguistic turn in philosophy might then have taken place more than 250 years earlier than it actually did.

Title:Logical Semiotics & Mereology
Author:Richard M. Martin
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing - 1992-07-27


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