Search for dissertations about: "Pagin"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word Pagin.

  1. 1. Ideas for a theory of rules

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Univ

    Author : Peter Pagin; Stockholms universitet.; [1987]
    Keywords : Filosofi;

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  2. 2. Knowledge Closure and Knowledge Openness : A Study of Epistemic Closure Principles

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Levi Spectre; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; knowledge; principle of epistemic closure; knowledge openness; evidence; epistemic principles; skepticism; fallibilism; principles of evidence; evidence openness; dogmatism; safety; chance; Bayesianism; Carnap; Cohen; Dretske; Hawthorne; Hempel; Kripke; Nozick; Pagin; Vogel; Williamson; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects Theoretical philosophy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen Teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : The principle of epistemic closure is the claim that what is known to follow from knowledge is known to be true. This intuitively plausible idea is endorsed by a vast majority of knowledge theorists. There are significant problems, however, that have to be addressed if epistemic closure – closed knowledge – is endorsed. READ MORE

  3. 3. On Compositionality

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Martin Jönsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Natural Language Semantics; Linguistic Creativity; Compositionality; Productivity; Systematicity; Jerry Fodor; Semantic Theories; Meaning; Paul Horwich; Semantic Principles; Peter Pagin;

    Abstract : The goal of inquiry in this essay is to ascertain to what extent the Principle of Compositionality – the thesis that the meaning of a complex expression is determined by the meaning of its parts and its mode of composition – can be justifiably imposed as a constraint on semantic theories, and thereby provide information about what meanings are. Apart from the introduction (Chapter One) and the concluding chapter (Chapter Seven) the thesis is divided into five chapters addressing different questions pertaining to the overarching goal of inquiry. READ MORE