Philosophical Studies

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 11–15 | Cite as

Ontology and ideology

  • W. V. Quine


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    E.g., in “Designation and Existence,”Journal of Philosophy, 36:701-9 (1939); “Notes on Existence and Necessity,”ibid. 40:113-27 (1943).Google Scholar
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    Gustav Bergmann, “A Note on Ontology,”Philosophical Studies, 1:89–92.Google Scholar
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    Alfred Tarski,A Decision Method for Elementary Algebra and Geometry (Santa Monica, 1948).Google Scholar
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    Alfred Tarski, “Sur les ensembles définissables de nombres réels,”Fundamenta Mathematicae, 17:210–39 (1931); “Einige methodologische Untersuchungen über die Definierbarkeit der Begriffe,”Erkenntnis, 4:80–100 (1935-36; Julia Robinson, “Definability and Decision Problems in Arithmetic,”Journal of Symbolic Logic, 14:98-114 (1949); W. V. Quine, “A Minimum Primitive for Number Theory,”ibid., at press.Google Scholar
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    “Semantics and Abstract Objects,” To be published among the papers presented at the meeting of April 29, 1950, of the Institute for the Unity of Science.Google Scholar
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    See my “Two Dogmas of Empiricism,” forthcoming inPhilosophical Review, vol. 60.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. V. Quine
    • 1
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityUSA

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