Philosophical Studies 110 (3):231--248 (2002)

Jon Cogburn
Louisiana State University
In ``Revising the Logic of LogicalRevision'' J. Salerno attempts to undermineCrispin Wright 's recent arguments forintuitionism, and to replace Wright andDummett's arguments with a revisionary argumentof his own. I show that Salerno's criticismsof Wright involve both attributing an inferenceto Wright that no intuitionist would make andfallaciously treating a negative universal asan existential negative. Then I show how verygeneral considerations about the nature ofwarrant undermine both Wright and Salerno'sarguments, when these arguments are applied todiscourses with defeasible warrants. WhileSalerno explicitly restricts his discussion tomathematics, Wright and Dummett intend theirrevisionary arguments to have much widerscope
Keywords Philosophy   Philosophy   Epistemology   Logic   Philosophy of Mind   Philosophy of Religion
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DOI 10.1023/A:1020604427464
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Truth and the Enigma of Knowability.Bernhard Weiss - 2007 - Dialectica 61 (4):521–537.
The Logic of Logical Revision Formalizing Dummett's Argument.Jon Cogburn - 2005 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 83 (1):15 – 32.
Truth and the Enigma of Knowability.Bernhard Weiss - 2007 - Dialectica 61 (4):521-537.

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