Post Profile

The Discursive Framework, Logic, and Whether the Via Negativa is the Path to Nowhere

The Historian of Logic comments: It seems to me that what you call the ‘Discursive Framework’ is what I and others call ‘logic’, and that it reflects a Kantian view of logic that prevailed before Russell and Frege, namely that...
read more


Related Posts

Integrate or Quit: Hollande Concedes UK May Follow 'Logical Path' of Brexit

News / Independent News : RIA Novosti

In comments that have seemingly given Britain's Euroskeptics more ammunition to leave the EU, French President Francois Hollande called on the UK to either back deeper integration within the bloc or follow the "logical path" of a Br...

What Tater Tots Are Called Around The World

Humor : Funny or Die

What Tater Tots Are Called Around The... A tot by any other name tastes just as great! Submitted by: Ryan Haney Crypt Keywords: Tater Tots Food Cuisine Potatoes France Iraq Views: 1,611

Can Things Be Counted?

Academics / Philosophy : Maverick Philosopher

From the mail: I saw your blog post the other day titled Saying and Showing where you talked about Wittgenstein's exchange with Russell on 'things', along with his Kantian perspective. Toward the end you say this: "What goes for 'wo...

McDowell's Truth Theory and Frege Puzzles (Carter)

Academics / Philosophy : The Space of Reasons

In what follows, Jackie Carter offers a clear and concise summary of McDowell's proposed solution to the Frege Puzzle. Enjoy!So, I think that McDowell's concept of truth seems somehow unsatisfying on its face.... [H]owever, I came...

More on Translating 'Something Exists' and a Response to Brightly

Academics / Philosophy : Maverick Philosopher

I issued the following challenge: translate 'Something exists' into standard first-order predicate logic with identity. This is the logic whose sources are Frege and Russell. So I call it Frege-Russell logic, or, to be cute, 'Fresse...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC