Search for dissertations about: "Pagin"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the word Pagin.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Levi Spectre; Peter Pagin; Åsa Wikforss; Stewart Cohen; [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

  2. 2. Ideas for a theory of rules

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Univ

    Author : Peter Pagin; [1987]
    Keywords : Filosofi;

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  3. 3. Philosophy of Mathematics for the Masses Extending the scope of the philosophy of mathematics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Stefan Buijsman; Peter Pagin; Oystein Linnebo; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Benacerraf; Epistemology; Semantics; Mathematics; Mathematical practice; Philosophy; filosofi;

    Abstract : One of the important discussions in the philosophy of mathematics, is that centered on Benacerraf’s Dilemma. Benacerraf’s dilemma challenges theorists to provide an epistemology and semantics for mathematics, based on their favourite ontology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Deflationism A Use-Theoretic Analysis of the Truth-Predicate

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Arvid Båve; Peter Pagin; Panu Raatikainen; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; truth; deflationism; disquotationalism; proposition; use-theory; semantics; nominalism; inferentialism; assertibility; that-clause; singular term; Tarski; Horwich; Field; meaning; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : I here develop a specific version of the deflationary theory of truth. I adopt a terminology on which deflationism holds that an exhaustive account of truth is given by the equivalence between truth-ascriptions and de-nominalised (or disquoted) sentences. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analyticity, Necessity and Belief Aspects of two-dimensional semantics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Eric Johannesson; Peter Pagin; Dag Westerståhl; Graeme Forbes; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; two-dimensional semantics; quantified modal logic; propositional attitudes; belief ascriptions; Kripke; descriptivism; necessity; apriority; analyticity; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : A glass couldn't contain water unless it contained H2O-molecules. Likewise, a man couldn't be a bachelor unless he was unmarried. Now, the latter is what we would call a conceptual or analytical truth. It's also what we would call a priori. READ MORE