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The Tractatus On Unity
ABSTRACT I argue that some of the central doctrines of Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus can be seen as addressing the twin problems of semantic unity (the unity of the proposition) andExpand
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Externalism, Skepticism and the Problem of Easy Knowledge
We think that some of our belief sources can furnish us with knowledge of the world-that I can come to know, for example, that the bottle is empty, by looking at it; that I had eggs for breakfast, byExpand
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An argument for the likelihood-ratio measure of confirmation
In the recent literature on confirmation there are two leading approaches to the provision of a probabilistic measure of the degree to which a hypothesis is confirmed by evidence. The first is toExpand
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Kripke's Normativity Argument
Examinant l'argument de la normativite de la signification developpe par S. Kripke contre la conception dispositionnelle de la signification, l'A. montre que l'argument ne peut etre compris du seulExpand
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Wittgenstein's Early Philosophy
Introduction 1. Russell, Wittgenstein and Synthesis in Thought 2. Early Wittgenstein on Judgment 3. The Tractatus and the Unity of the Proposition 4. Simple Objects 5. Reference, Simplicity andExpand
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The Tractatus on Logical Consequence
: I discuss the account of logical consequence advanced in Wittgenstein's Tractatus. I argue that the role that elementary propositions are meant to play in this account can be used to explain twoExpand
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