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Author Salmon, Nathan U., 1951-

Title Metaphysics, mathematics, and meaning / Nathan Salmon.

Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

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 UniM ERC  110 SALM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 419 pages ; 24 cm
Notes "Philosophical papers I."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [407]-409) and index.
Contents Part I. Ontology -- Existence (1987) -- Nonexistence (1998) -- Mythical objects (2002) -- Part II. Necessity -- modal logic Kalish-and-Montague style (1994u) -- Impossible Worlds (1984) -- An empire of thin air (1988) -- The logic of what might have been (1989) -- Part III. Identity -- The fact that X=Y (1987) -- This side of paradox (1993) -- Identity facts (2002) -- Personal identity : what's the problem? (1995u) -- Part IV. Philosophy of mathematics -- Wholes, parts, and numbers (1997) -- The limits of human mathematics (2001) -- Part V. Theory of meaning and reference -- On content (1992) -- On designating (1997u) -- A problem in the Frege-Church theory of sense and denotation (1993) -- The very possibility of language (2001) -- Tense and intension (2003) -- Pronouns as variables (2005)
Subject Metaphysics.
Mathematics -- Philosophy.
Meaning (Philosophy)
ISBN 0199281769 (hbk.)
0199284717 (paperback)
9780199281763 (hbk.)
9780199284719 (paperback)