Questions of Form

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  • Paperback
  • 326 pages
  • Questions of Form
  • Joelle Proust
  • English
  • 10 January 2017
  • 0816617619

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Questions of Form Questions of Form was first published in 1989 Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.In Questions on Form, Joelle Proust traces the concept of the analytic proposition from Kant s development of the notion down to its place in the work of Rudolf Carnap, a founder of logical empiricism and a key figure in contemporary analytic philosophy Using a method known in France as topique comparative,she provides a rigorous exposition of analyticity, situating it within four major philosophical systems those of Kant, Bolzano, Frege, and Carnap and clearly delineating its development from one system to the next.Proust takes as her point of departure Kant s distinction between analytic and synthetic judgments Though she makes clear that Kant drew on Locke, Hume, and Leibniz, she argues that his notion of analyticity was innovative, not simply an elaboration of something already found in their work She shows that the analytic proposition unexpectedly given its modest status in Kant came to play an important part in efforts to convert problems considered transcendental into questions of belonging to formal logic.Ultimately, her comparison of their systems reveals that the concept of the analytic, however specific its rile in each, remains linked to a foundationalist strategy in effect, to the transcendentalist questions Kant used when he reinterpreted the findings of his empiricist predecessors Hence, this book s provocative claim today s so called logical empiricism owes much to Kant s notion of science than to Hume s. New Download eBook Questions of Form By Joelle Proust – johndore.co.uk

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