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by Elijah Millgram

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  • ISBN 1405188154
  • ISBN13 978-1405188159
  • Language English
  • Author Elijah Millgram
  • Publisher Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (April 20, 2009)
  • Pages 312
  • Formats mobi rtf lrf txt
  • Category Different
  • Subcategory Humanities
  • Size ePub 1410 kb
  • Size Fb2 1219 kb
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 362

Hard Truths is a groundbreaking new work in whichnoted philosopher Elijah Millgram advances a new approach to truthand its role in our day-to-day reasoning. Takes up the hard truths of real reasoning and draws out theirimplications for logic and metaphysicsIntroduces and takes issue with prevailing views of thepurpose of truth and the way we reason, including deflationismabout truth, possible worlds treatments of modality, andantipsychologism in philosophy of logicDevelops philosophically ambitious ideas in a style accessibleto non-specialistsWill make us rethink the place of metaphysics in our dailylives

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Millgram’s conception of hard truth-as-maximal accuracy is straightfor-. wardly inflationary theories of (partial) truth

Millgram’s conception of hard truth-as-maximal accuracy is straightfor-. theories of (partial) truth. Chapters eight through eleven - the last third of the book- trace the. ways in which the doctrine of bivalence conditioned the metaphysics of. W. V. O. Quine, Donald Davidson, and David Lewis.

Hard Truths is a groundbreaking new work in which noted philosopher Elijah Millgram advances a new approach to truth and its role in our day-to-day reasoning.

Hard Truths is a groundbreaking new work in which noted philosopher Elijah. Hard Truths is a groundbreaking new work in which noted philosopher Elijah Millgram advances a new approach to truth and its role in our day-to-day reasoning.

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Elijah Millgram - Professor of Philosophy. I'm a philosopher with a day job at the University of Utah. A subsequent book, Hard Truths (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009), argued that our reasoning about how the facts stand must often contain steps that we understand to be, not true, but true enough: our inferences incorporate and depend on approximations, idealizations and other forms of partial truth. I've been interested in rationality because I think results in this field can drive work in other areas.

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Hard Truths is a groundbreaking new work in which noted philosopher Elijah Millgram advances a new approach to truth and its role in our day-to-day reasoning.