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History of Analytic Philosophy

Frege on Absolute and Relative Truth

An Introduction to the Practice of Interpreting Philosophical Texts

Authors: Pardey, U.

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This book has two objectives: to be a contribution to the understanding of Frege's theory of truth – especially a defence of his notorious critique of the correspondence theory - and to be an introduction to the practice of interpreting philosophical texts.

About the authors

ULRICH PARDEY is Professor of Philosophy at Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, and one time Visiting Professor at the University of California, Irvine, USA. He is the author of Identität, Existenz und Reflexivität. Sprachanalytische Untersuchungen zur deskriptiven Metaphysik, (Identity, Existence and Reflexivity. An Analytic Enquiry in Descriptive Metaphysics) and Begriffskonflikte in Logik, Sprache, Metaphysik (Conceptual Dilemmas in Logic, Language and Metaphysics).

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Introduction: In Tarski’s Shadow

    Pardey, Ulrich

    Pages 1-5

  • The Context: The Question of Truth Bearers

    Pardey, Ulrich

    Pages 6-16

  • Frege’s Text and Its Argumentative Structure

    Pardey, Ulrich

    Pages 17-25

  • The First Argument: Scientific Truth Is Absolute

    Pardey, Ulrich

    Pages 26-33

  • The Second Argument: Scientific Truth Is Perfect

    Pardey, Ulrich

    Pages 34-40

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Softcover $95.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Frege on Absolute and Relative Truth
Book Subtitle
An Introduction to the Practice of Interpreting Philosophical Texts
Authors
Series Title
History of Analytic Philosophy
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-01223-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137012234
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-01222-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-43653-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 242
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