Quantifiers, Questions and Quantum Physics: Essays on the Philosophy of Jaakko Hintikka

Dordrecht, Netherland: Springer (2004)
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This volume gathers together essays from some of Hintikka’s colleagues and former students exploring his influence on their work and pursuing some of the insights that we have found in his work. This book includes a comprehensive overview of Hintikka’s philosophy by Dan Kolak and John Symons and an annotated bibliography of Hintikka’s work. Table of Contents: Foreword; Daniel Kolak and John Symons. Hintikka on Epistemological Axiomatizations; Vincent F. Hendricks. Hintikka on the Problem with the Problem of Transworld Identity; Troy Catterson. What is Epistemic Discourse About? Radu J. Bogdan. Interrogative Logic and the Economic Theory of Information; Raymond Dacey. A Metalogical Critique of Wittgensteinian ‘Phenomenology’; William Boos. Theoretical Commensurability By Correspondence Relations: When Empirical Success Implies Theoretical Reference; Gerhard Schurz. What is Abduction?: An Assessment of Jaakko Hintikka's Conception; James H. Fetzer. The dialogic of just being different: Hintikka's new approach to the notion of episteme and its impact on 'second generation' dialogics; Shahid Rahman. Probabilistic Features in Logic Games; Johan F. A. K. van Benthem. On Some Logical Properties of ‘Is True’; Jan Wolenski. The Results are in: The Scope and Import of Hintikka's Philosophy; Daniel Kolak and John Symons. Annotated Bibliography of Jaakko Hintikka. Index.



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Daniel Kolak
William Paterson University of New Jersey
John Symons
University of Kansas

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Logical Tools for Human Thinking: Jaakko Hintikka.Ilkka Niiniluoto - 2016 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 47 (2):267-276.

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