On Denoting: 1905-2005
Neuware - About this book These new essays mark the one hundredth anniversary of the publication of Bertrand Russell's article 'On Denoting' in the journal Mind. The contributors are an international collection of scholars of Russell and the topics that he discussed. Starting with a reprint of the original article, the essays include historical studies of the antecedents of 'On Denoting' in Russell's earlier manuscript writings, the details of Russell's arguments in the paper, including the notorious 'Gray's Elegy Argument', Russell's rejection of alternative theories of Gottlob Frege and Alexius Meinong, as well as various ideas about logical form and natural language that arise from the essay. Russell's theory of definite descriptions still remains the 'paradigm of philosophy' that Frank Ramsey called it, a model of analytic philosophy that has remained current from 1905 to 2005 and promises to continue to inspire philosophers. Contributors Oswaldo Chateaubriand teaches at the Department of Philosophy of the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. He is president of the Brazilian Logic Society and is a member of the Center for Logic, Epistemology and the History of Science of the State University of Campinas. He is the author of Logical Forms: Part 1 - Truth and Description (2001) and Logical Forms: Part II - Logic, Language, and Knowledge (2005). Departamento de Filosofia, Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Wolfgang Degen works as a Computer scientist at the University of Erlangen in Germany. He has written on topics in Philosophy (also so called Ontology), in philosophical and mathematical logic. The more mathematical works include papers on model theory, proof theory, (recursive) combinatorics, and set theory, in particular on several aspects of the axiom of choice. A main theme of Degen is formal versions of Logicism. He has also translated the Summulae Logicales of Peter of Spain into German and is the author of Systeme der Kumulativen Logik (1983). IMMD 1, Universität Erlangen, Martensstr. 3, 91058, Erlangen, Germany, Herbert Hochberg Before teaching at the University of Texas, he taught at Northwestern, Indiana, Ohio State and Minnesota, and was a visiting professor at Göteborg. His books include Introducing Analytic Philosophy: Its Sense and Its Nonsense, 1879-2002 (2003); The Positivist and the Ontologist: Bergmann, Carnap and Logical Realism (2001); Russell, Moore, and Wittgenstein (2001), Complexes and Consciousness (2000); Logic, Ontology and Language (1984); and Thought, Fact and Reference: The Origins and Ontology of Logical Atomism (1978). The University of Texas at Austin, Philosophy, 1 University Station C3500, Austin, TX 78712-0310 Guido Imaguire received his Ph.D. in 2001 at the University of Munich. Since 2001 he teaches at the State University of Ceara, Brazil. The main subject of his research is philosophy of logic and mathematics, language and metaphysics. His first book is Russells Frühphilosophie: Propositionen, Realismus und die Sprachontologische Wende (2001), UFC, Fortaleza, Brazil James Levine is Senior Lecturer and head of the Philosophy Department at Trinity College, Dublin. His published articles have largely been in the area of early analytic philosophy. Department of Philosophy, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland Bernard Linsky is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alberta in Canada. He has written on topics in Philosophical logic arid Metaphysics, as well as Neo-Meinongian object theory. His work on Russell includes Russell's Metaphysical Logic, CSLI 1999, and recent articles on Russell's notes on Frege in the Bertrand Russell Archives. Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E5, Canada Thomas Mormann studied mathematics, linguistics and philosophy and obtained a PhD in mathematics. Numerous articles on philosophy of science, philosophy of Logical Empiricism and Neo-Kantianism. In 2000 451 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9783884050910
Title: On Denoting: 1905-2005
Publisher: Philosophia Verlag Okt 2005
Publication Date: 2005
Book Condition: Neu
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