The seas of language

Dummett defends the verificationist theory of meaning, i.e. to know the meaning of a statement one must be in possession of a procedure to verify it. He also argues for the link between bivalence and the metaphysical doctrine of realism. Other topics include refutation of instrumentalism, mathematic...

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Main Author: Dummett, Michael
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 1993, 1993
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Dummett defends the verificationist theory of meaning, i.e. to know the meaning of a statement one must be in possession of a procedure to verify it. He also argues for the link between bivalence and the metaphysical doctrine of realism. Other topics include refutation of instrumentalism, mathematical applicability, and more
Physical Description:xvii, 482 p.
ISBN:9780191597350