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by Wiggins

  • Author: Wiggins
  • ISBN: 0521456193
  • ISBN13: 978-0521456197
  • ePub: 1812 kb | FB2: 1787 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Humanities
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (September 17, 2001)
  • Pages: 276
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Sameness and Substance Renewed i. .the mature reflections of an analytic philosopher who has been seriously investigating these issues for some thirty-five years.

Sameness and Substance Renewed i. In this book, which revises and greatly expands his classic work Sameness and Substance (Blackwell, 1980), David Wiggins examines the logic of identity, the ideas of substance and change, essence, predication and sortal predication, personhood, and personal memory.

Sameness and Substance Renewed book. In this book, which revises and greatly expands his classic work Sameness and Substance (Blackwell, 1980), David Wiggins examines the logic of identity, the ideas of substance and change, essence, predication and mortal predication, personhood, and personal memory.

Home Browse Books Book details, Sameness and Substance Renewed. Sameness and Substance Renewed. This important book will appeal to a wide range of readers in metaphysics, philosophical logic, and analytic philosophy.

In this book, which thoroughly revises and greatly expands his classic work Sameness and Substance (1980), David Wiggins retrieves and refurbishes in the light of twentieth-century logic and logical theory certain conceptions of identity, of substance and of persistence through change that philosophy inherits from its past. In this new version, he vindicates the absoluteness, necessity, determinateness and all or nothing character of identity against rival conceptions

Sameness and substance renewed.

Sameness and substance renewed. Wykeham Professor of Logic Emeritus in the University of Oxford. The Pitt Building, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Subject to statutory exception and to the provisions of relevant collective licensing agreements

Sameness and Substance Renewed.

David Wiggins, Sameness and Substance Renewed. Nenad Miščević - 2002 - Croatian Journal of Philosophy 5:229-233. David Bakhurst - 2004 - Philosophy 79 (1):133-141. Sameness and Substance Renewed by David Wiggins, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001, Pp. XVI + 257. Wiggins S. Introduction to applied nonlinear dynamical systems and chaos (Springer, 1996)(K)(ISBN 0387970037)(T)(682s). Paperback published 2006-02-28 in United Kingdom by Cambridge University Press. Alert if: New Price below.

In his Sameness and Substance (Oxford, 1980), he proposed conceptualist realism, a position according .

In his Sameness and Substance (Oxford, 1980), he proposed conceptualist realism, a position according to which our conceptual framework maps reality. According to philosopher Harold Noonan: The most influential part of Wiggins's work has been in metaphysics, where he has developed a fundamentally Aristotelian conception of substance, enriched by insights drawn from Putnam (1975) and Kripke (1980). His works also contain influential discussions of the problem of personal identity, which Wiggins elucidates via a conception that he calls the "Animal Attribute View.

In this book, which revises and greatly expands his classic work Sameness and Substance (Blackwell, 1980), David Wiggins examines the logic of identity, the ideas of substance and change, essence, predication and mortal predication, personhood, and personal memory. This important book will appeal to a wide range of readers in metaphysics, philosophical logic, and analytic philosophy.