Analysis and Interpretation in the Exact Sciences

Essays in Honour of William Demopoulos


ISBN: 978-94-007-2581-2 (Print) 978-94-007-2582-9 (Online)
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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-18

    Analysis and Interpretation in the Philosophy of Modern Physics

  3. Perception, Language, and Realism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 21-30

      Seeing Things Move

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 31-56

      A Critical Examination of Sellars’s Theory of Perception

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 57-73

      Long Ago, in a Context Far Away

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 75-93

      Vagueness, Ambiguity, and the “Sound” of Meaning

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 95-114

      Carnap’s Philosophical Neutrality Between Realism and Instrumentalism

  4. Foundations of Mathematics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 117-133

      Frege and Benacerraf’s Problem

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 135-162

      More on Frege and Hilbert

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 163-175

      The Axiom of Choice in an Elementary Theory of Operations and Sets

  5. Foundations of Physics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 179-189

      Quantum Mechanics and Ontology

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 191-217

      Betting on the Outcomes of Measurements:A Bayesian Theory of Quantum Probability

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 219-233

      Is Information the Key?

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 235-243

      Correlations and Counterfactuals: The EPR Illusion

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 245-252

      A Remark About the “Geodesic Principle” in General Relativity

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 253-267