4 edition of Moderate realism and its logic found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-305) and index.
|LC Classifications||B835 .M37 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 310 p. :|
|Number of Pages||310|
|LC Control Number||95044390|
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Part of the Philosophical Studies Series book series (PSSP, volume ) Abstract. In this chapter, I shall present, develop and evaluate the ontology of Donald Mertz, which he calls moderate realism, based on a selection of his work (, , , ). The central notion in moderate realism is that of an instance of a relation, a Author: Bo R. Meinertsen. Realism, in philosophy, the viewpoint which accords to things which are known or perceived an existence or nature which is independent of whether anyone is thinking about or perceiving them.. Varieties of philosophical realism. The history of Western philosophy is checkered with disputes between those who have defended forms of realism and those who have opposed them.
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This book by D. Mertz is the first sustained analysis that applies the rules and systems of mathematics and logic to instance ontology in order to argue for its validity and for its problem-solving capacities and to associate it with a version of the.
Moderate Realism and Its Logic Book Description: Instance ontology, or particularism-the doctrine that asserts the individuality of properties and relations-has been a persistent topic in Western philosophy, discussed in works by Plato and Aristotle, by Muslim and Christian scholastics, and by philosophers of both realist and nominalist positions.
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This book by D. Mertz is the first sustained analysis that applies the rules and systems of mathematics and logic to instance ontology in order to argue for its validity and for its problem-solving capacities and to associate it with a version of the realist position that Mertz calls "moderate realism.".
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Moderate realism and its logic. This book by D.W. Mertz is the first sustained analysis that applies the rules and systems of mathematics and logic to instance ontology in order to argue for its validity and for its problem-solving capacities and to associate it with a version of the realist position that Mertz calls \"moderate realism.
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Moderate realism (also called immanent realism) is a position in the debate on the metaphysics of universals which holds that there is no realm in which universals exist (in opposition to Platonic realism who asserts the existence of abstract objects), nor do they really exist within particulars as universals, but rather universals really exist within particulars as particularised, and multiplied.
In this compelling book, he is fair-minded, incisive and bold; he never ducks the hard questions, but faces them head-on. And, luckily for the reader, he has the breadth of knowledge to pull this off, the wit to make it fun, and the clarity to keep us turning the page."—Patricia S.
Churchland, author of Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Selves. Moderate Realism and Its Logic by MERTZ, D. Hardback. Fine/Fine. In Fine Dustwrapper. 8vo. - Clean bright tight book in untorn dustwrapper w/ very minor shelfwear only - xvi/ pages.
Moderate Realism and Its Logic Instance ontology, or particularism—the doctrine that asserts the individuality of properties and relations—has been a persistent topic in Western philosophy, discussed in works by Plato and Aristotle, by Muslim and Christian scholastics, and by philosophers of both realist and nominalist Author: Marnin Young.
Moderate realism is a position on universals that holds the 'universality' of universals to be an aspect of universals that is added on by the mind in concepts through abstraction, and that 'universals' actually only exist in individual things. This book takes up the central themes of Aristotle's metaphysical theory and the various transformations they undergo prior to their full expression in the Metaphysics.
Aristotle's metaphysics is bedevilled by classic puzzles involving such notions as form, predication, universal, and substance, which result from his attempt to adapt the various requirements on primary substance developed in. Science, Logic, and Mathematics.
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Anti-realism is a doctrine about logic, language, and meaning that is based on the work of Wittgenstein and Frege. In this book, Professor Tennant clarifies and develops Dummett's arguments for anti-realism and ultimately advocates a radical reform of our logical practices.
Structural realism, or neorealism, is a theory of international relations that says power is the most important factor in international relations. First outlined by Kenneth Waltz in his book Theory of International Politics, structural realism is subdivided into two factions: offensive realism and defensive realism.
Structural realism holds that the nature of the international structure Cited by: 4. Ontological realism is a term best applied to theories that are realist regarding what there is, where ‘what there is’ (or the relevant ontology) is usually specified previous to or in conjunction with the realism regarding it.
Realism, very simply put, is the notion that something is real. Structural realism is considered by many realists and antirealists alike as the most defensible form of scientific realism.
There are now many forms of structural realism and an extensive literature about them. There are interesting connections with debates in metaphysics. Nominalism is a philosophical view which comes at least in two varieties. In one of them it is the rejection of abstract objects, in the other it is the rejection of universals.
The opposite of nominalism is realism. Plato was perhaps the first writer in Western philosophy. This chapter discusses two classical objections to the view that the content of a tensed utterance is a ‘temporal proposition’, true relative to certain times and false relative to others.
The first objection, due to Frege, is the objection from incompleteness. In response, it is argued that the (complete) content of a representation is distributed over its explicit content and the.Realism in Buddhist Tradition Two Early Tibetan Realists Moderate Realism in Tibet and Madhyamaka Moderate Realism in India The Role of Universals in Inference Conclusion Part III.
Philosophy Of Language Chapter 11 Introduction to Apoha The History of Apoha and its Reception Grammar and Philosophy of Language in India Dignaga on Apoha.Moderate Realism (or Conceptualism) With adherents like Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, this idea holds that universals really do exist, but only in "particular things" that exist; while universals do not exist independently of particulars, universals do exist in our minds.