Logic is Metaphysics

Daniel Durante
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte
Analyzing the position of two philosophers whose views are recognizably divergent, W. O. Quine and M. Dummett, we intend to support a striking point of agreement between them: the idea that our logical principles constitute our principles about what there is, and therefore, that logic is metaphysics.
Keywords logic  metaphysics  ontological commitment  ontological admissibility  realism  anti-realism
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DOI 10.5007/1808-1711.2011v15n1p31
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