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A Wide-Reective-Equilibrium Conception of Reconstructive Formalization Winfried Löffler (Universität Innsbruck) Abstract I propose that a logical formalization of a natural language text (especially an argument) may be regarded as adequate if the following three groups of beliefs can be integrated

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis
Author: Georg Brun

Reconstructing Arguments Formalization and Reective Equilibrium Georg Brun (Universität Bern) Abstract Traditional logical reconstruction of arguments aims at assessing the validity of ordinary language arguments. It involves several tasks: extracting argumentations from texts, breaking up complex

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis
Author: Eric J. Loomis

Speaking of Logical Form: the Tractatus and Carnap’s Logical Syntax of Language Eric J. Loomis, University of South Alabama Carnaps Logische Syntax der Sprache war eine der ersten philosophischen Anwen- dungen der Ergebnisse der logischen Metatheorie, die in den frühen 1930er Jahren in Erscheinung

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis
Author: Marc A. Moffett

Language, Communication, and the Paradox of Analysis: Some Philosophical Remarks on Plato’s Cratylus * Marc A. Moffett, The University of Wyoming Auf den ersten Blick hat Platons Dialog Kratylos einen klaren und im engeren Sinn linguistischen Gegenstand, nämlich die Debatte zwischen

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis
Author: Lee Franklin

about a plurality of items. This is sufcient basis to proceed in dialectic, and to inquire into nature, through language. Philosophy takes place in language. Accordingly, we rst learn to speak, and inquiry emerges later from the linguistic and epistemic conditions of ordinary discourse. This raises hard

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which formalization and reconstruction take place. Yet, even though logical reconstruction is dependent on methods of formalization, it allows us to use formal methods for the analysis and assessment of natural language texts that are not readily formalizable and is thus an important tool when it comes

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In: Identity, Language, and Mind

. Introduction In chapter 4 of the Sophistical Refutations (hereafter SE) Aristotle presents a list and an explanation (mainly through examples) of six kinds of sophistical argument “based on language” (parÄ tòn lËxin) (as distinguished from the seven non-lin- guistic ones which he introduces in SE 5): sophisms

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An Introduction to the Philosophy of John Perry
The essays in this volume introduce John Perry’s distinguished work on subject as diverse as indexicality, semantics, personal identity, self-knowledge, and consciousness. Perry’s great body of work centers around the question: What is constitutive for having and expressing a thought about oneself and how can self-conscious beliefs be part of a world that is basically physical in nature? Identity, Language, and Mind is not only an introduction to the work of John Perry, but also to questions at the core of analytic philosophy for almost half a century, and that still dominates the debate at the forefront of the philosophical enterprise

the prerequisites, presuppositions and the logical structure of natural language arguments. The scope and limits of this method have become visible not least through its intense application to Anselm of Canterbury’s notorious proofs for the existence of God. This volume collects, on the one hand

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