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Dummett, Michael 1925-2011

Works: 205 works in 957 publications in 9 languages and 24,952 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Honoree, Interviewee, Thesis advisor, Other
Classifications: B3245.F24, 401
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Frege by Michael Dummett( Book )

59 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth and other enigmas by Michael Dummett( Book )

49 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of all but two of the author's philosophical essays and lectures originally published or presented before August 1976
The logical basis of metaphysics by Michael Dummett( Book )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu quan mian chan shu le yi yi,Zhen yu fan shi de lun deng wen ti.Cong fu lei ge de yi yi li lun chu fa,Zuo zhe chan fa le fu lei ge de han yi he zhi cheng de gai nian,Dui fu lei ge guan yu han yi yu zhi cheng qu bie de lun zheng zuo le jin yi bu de bian hu,Pi pan le zhen zhi tiao jian yi yi li lun,Ti chu le bian hu zhu yi de yi yi li lun yi ji yi yi li lun de xian shi yuan ze,Jiao liu yuan ze,Shi tu ba ying yong yu shu xue ling yu de zhi jue zhu yi luo ji fang fa tui guang dao ri chang yu yan ling yu,Jie jue shi zai lun yu fan shi zai lun de zheng lun wen ti,Yi dian ding qi zhe xue li lun de luo ji ji chu
Elements of intuitionism by Michael Dummett( Book )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origins of analytical philosophy by Michael Dummett( Book )

39 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book studies the roots of analytical philosophy - that style of philosophizing that has for half a century dominated professional philosophy in English-speaking lands and is often called "Anglo-American," as contrasted with the "Continental," philosophy. This, Dummett argues, is a misnomer. "Anglo-Austrian" would be a better label, for analytical philosophy arose in the same milieu as the principal rival school of phenomenology. Not only that, but the two schools have the same roots. The two forebears of both schools are Bolzano, the first to deny that thoughts are contents of the mind, and Brentano, who made intentionality the defining characteristic of the mental. Analytical philosophy has been distinguished by the central place it has given to language. Dummett explains why what had gone before made this "linguistic turn" so natural, and why the school founded by Husserl failed to take it. By re-examining the similar origins of the two traditions, we can come to understand why the later diverged so widely, and so take the first step to reconciliation."--BOOK JACKET
Frege by Michael Dummett( Book )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The interpretation of Frege's philosophy by Michael Dummett( Book )

25 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frege and other philosophers by Michael Dummett( Book )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book deals with Frege's philosophy by comparing and contrasting his views with those of other philosophers, mostly contemporary with him
On immigration and refugees by Michael Dummett( Book )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the confused, and often highly unjust, thinking about immigration, Sir Michael Dummett questions the principles and justifications governing state policies, pointing out that they often conflict with the Geneva Convention
Truth and the past by Michael Dummett( Book )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Truth and the Past, Michael Dummett clarifies his current positions on the metaphysical issue of realism and the philosophy of language. He is best known as a proponent of antirealism, which loosely characterizes truth as what we are capable of knowing. The events of the past and statements about them are critical tests of an antirealist position. These essays continue and significantly contribute to Dummett's work."--Jacket
Thought and reality by Michael Dummett( Book )

38 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He investigates the two concepts on which the bridge that connects semantics to metaphysics rests, meaning and truth, and the role of justification in a theory of meaning. He then examines the special semantic and metaphysical issues that arise with relation to time and tense."--Jacket
The nature and future of philosophy by Michael Dummett( Book )

15 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philosophy is a discipline that makes no observations, conducts no experiments, and needs no input from experience. It is an armchair subject, requiring only thought. Yet that thought can advance knowledge in unexpected directions, not only through the discovery of new facts but also through the enhancement of what we already know. Philosophy can clarify our vision of the world and provide exciting ways to interpret it. Of course, philosophy's unified purpose hasn't kept the discipline from splintering into warring camps. Departments all over the world are divided among analytical and continental schools, Heidegger, Hegel, and other major thinkers, challenging the growth of the discipline and obscuring its relevance and intent. Having spent decades teaching in American, Asian, African, and European universities, Michael Dummett has felt firsthand the fractured state of contemporary practice and the urgent need for reconciliation. Setting forth a proposal for renewal and reengagement, Dummett begins with the nature of philosophical inquiry as it has developed for centuries, especially its exceptional openness and perspective-which has, ironically, led to our present crisis. He discusses philosophy in relation to science, religion, morality, language, and meaning and recommends avenues for healing around a renewed investigation of mind, language, and thought. Employing his trademark frankness and accessibility, Dummett asks philosophers to resolve theoretical difference and reclaim the vital work of their practice."--Publisher's description
Voting procedures by Michael Dummett( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of electoral reform by Michael Dummett( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analisa as principais formas de sistemas eleitorais nos sistemas legislativos do mundo e estabelece criterios que ajudam a explicar em que base deve-se apoiar para decidir qual sistema mais apropriado a cada pais
Formal systems and recursive functions; proceedings by John N Crossley( Book )

33 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wicked pack of cards : the origins of the occult tarot by Ronald Decker( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarot cards were invented in Italy in the early fifteenth century, and for almost four centuries used exclusively for playing games. In late eighteenth-century France, however, they were purloined from the card-players for fortune-telling and the occult. For a hundred years, the use of Tarot cards for divination, and their interpretation as enshrining an occult meaning, remained all but exclusively confined to France. Professional French fortune-tellers, French exponents
Language, thought, and logic : essays in honour of Michael Dummett( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vluchtelingen en immigratie by Michael Dummett( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in Dutch and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Dummett, eminent filosoof en scherpzinnig maatschappijcriticus, pleit al vele jaren voor een eerlijke behandeling van immigranten en vluchtelingen in Europa. In dit inzichtelijke boek heeft hij voor de eerste keer al zijn gedachten over deze belangrijke kwestie gebundeld. Na een eerste verkenning van de verwarde en vaak zeer onrechtvaardige opvattingen over immigratie, onderwerpt Dummett de principes en rechtvaardigingen van het desbetreffende overheidsbeleid aan een nauwkeurig onderzoek, waarbij hij erop wijst dat dit beleid vaak in strijd is met de rechten van vluchtelingen zoals die
Michael Dummett : contributions to philosophy by Barry Taylor( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P.A. Schilpp's 'Library of Living Philosophers' is the series which introduced to the philosophical community the format of a volume of essays on the work of a distinguished philosopher, combined with replies to the essays by the philosopher targeted. The format proved attracti ve to a discipline which has always placed a high premium on debate. But the Schilpp series has shown itself unenterprising in its choice of subjects, concentrating on end-of-year reports on philosophers who are of undoubted distinction, but whose contribution to the subject can be regarded as rather definitely over. Which leaves a gap, which the present series is designed to fill, for volumes of a similar format aiming at assessment of philosophers who have distinguished themselves already by making a substan tial impact on their discipline, but whose further work too is awaited with eager anticipation. Michael Dummett is an ideal subject for a series with this goal of mid term assessment. His writings to date have permanently altered philosophy's conception of what is at issue between realism and idealism (and its paler cousin, anti-realism); and this has been achieved by way of a supplementary clarification of a host of issues in the philosophy of language and of mathematics, and of the Frege/Wittgenstein historical tradition from which such issues are typically approached in contemporary philosophy
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The logical basis of metaphysics
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Dummett, M.

Dummett, M. 1925-2011

Dummett, M. A. E.

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Dummett, M. A. E. (Michael Anthony Eardley), 1925-2011

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Dummett, Michael 1925-2011

Dummett, Michael A. 1925-2011

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Dummett, Michael A.E. 1925-2011

Dummett, Michael A. E. (Michael Anthony Eardley), 1925-2011

Dummett, Michael Anthony Eardley.

Dummett, Michael Anthony Eardley 1925-2011

Dummett, Michael Anthony Eardley 1925-2011 Sir

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Eardley Dummett, Michael Anthony 1925-2011

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Michael Dummett britischer Philosoph und Logiker

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Truth and other enigmasThe logical basis of metaphysicsElements of intuitionismOrigins of analytical philosophyFregeFrege and other philosophersOn immigration and refugeesTruth and the past