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Author Putnam, Hilary.
Title Philosophy in an age of science : physics, mathematics, and skepticism / Hilary Putnam ; edited by Mario De Caro and David Macarthur.
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  B945 .P871 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xi, 659 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Hilary Putnam: artisanal polymath of philosophy / Mario de Caro and David MacArthur -- Science and philosophy (2010) -- From quantum mechanics to ethics and back again (2012) -- Corresponding with reality (2011) -- On not writing off scientific realism (2010) -- The content and appeal of "naturalism" (2004) -- A philosopher looks at quantum mechanics (again) (2005) -- Quantum mechanics and ontology (2011) -- The curious story of quantum logic (2011) -- Indispensability arguments in the philosophy of mathematics (2006) -- Revisiting the Liar Paradox (2000) -- Set theory: realism, replacement, and modality (2007) -- On axioms of set existence (2011) -- The Gödel Theorem and human nature (2011) -- After Gödel (2006) -- Nonstandard models and Kripke's proof of the Gödel Theorem (2000) -- A proof of the underdetermination "doctrine" (2011) -- A theorem of Craig's about Ramsey sentences (2011) -- The fact/value dichotomy and its critics (2011) -- Capabilities and two ethical theories (2008) -- The epistemology of unjust war (2006) -- Cloning people (1999) -- Wittgenstein and realism (2007) -- Was Wittgenstein really an antirealist about mathematics? (2001) -- Rules, attunement, and "applying words to the world": the struggle to understand Wittgenstein's vision of language (2001) -- Wittgenstein, realism, and mathematics (2002) -- Wittgenstein and the real numbers (2007) -- (With Juliet Floyd) Wittgenstein's "notorious" paragraph about the Gödel Theorem: recent discussions (2008) -- Wittgenstein: a reappraisal (2011) -- Skepticism, stroud, and contextuality of knowledge (2001) -- Skepticism and occasion-sensitive semantics (1998) -- Strawson and skepticism (1998) -- Philosophy as the education of grownups: Stanley Cavell and skepticism (2006) -- The depths and shallows of experience (2005) -- Aristotle's mind and the contemporary mind (2000) -- Functionalism: cognitive science or science fiction? (1997) -- How to be a sophisticated "naïve realist" (2011).
Subject Philosophy, American -- 20th century.
Philosophy, American -- 21st century.
Related Names De Caro, Mario.
Macarthur, David.
ISBN 9780674050136 (alk. paper)
0674050134 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 748941754