Logic is Metaphysics


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Daniel Durante
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte
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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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