Quine, Wyman, and Buridan: Three approaches to ontological commitment

Korean Journal of Logic 8:1-22 (2005)
This paper provides a comparison of three fundamentally different approaches to the issue of ontological commitment. It argues that despite superficial similarities on either side, Buridan’s approach provides an intriguing third alternative to the two commonly recognized modern approaches. Keywords: ontological commitment, existence, meaning, reference..
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