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Philosophical Logic

Philosophical Papers

For the last 25 years, since publication of his Philosophical Logic, Professor Von Wright has steadily explored the field of philosophical logic. The concept of negation, logical paradoxes, the puzzles connected with evidence and probability in...

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WrightG. H.:

The late G. H. von Wright, who succeeded Wittgenstein in the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge and served as one of three executors of the Wittgenstein estate, was a visiting professor at Cornell University from 1965 to 1977 and finished his career at the University of Helsinki. His many books include The Varieties of Goodness, Norm and Action, The Logic of Preference, and Freedom and Determination.


"The book offers clear, accessible samples of a significant body of work standing somewhat outside of what many would call the mainstream of philosophical logic."

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