Quine, New Foundations, and the Philosophy of Set Theory

Quine, New Foundations, and the Philosophy of Set Theory

Morris, Sean

Cambridge University Press

12/2018

240

Dura

Inglês

9781107152502

15 a 20 dias

This book places Quine's set theory, New Foundations, within its general philosophical and historical context and shows its relation to his other work and its continuing relevance to philosophy. It will appeal to scholars and advanced students interested in Quine and in logic more generally.
Preface; Introduction; Part I: 1. Cantor and the early development of set theory; 2. Cantor, Russell, and Zermelo and the set-theoretic paradoxes; 3. NF and the beginnings of Quine's philosophy of set theory; Part II: 4. Quine's philosophy of set theory; 5. Clarifying our conceptual scheme: set theory and the role of explication; Part III: 6. The iterative conception and set theory; 7. NF, the axiom of choice, and arithmetic; Bibliography; Index.
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