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Author Swanson, Carolyn.

Title Reburial of nonexistents : reconsidering the Meinong-Russell debate / Carolyn Swanson
Published Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 133 pages)
Series Value inquiry book series, VIBS. Central European Value Studies, CEVS ; v. 231
Value inquiry book series. Central-European value studies ; 231
Contents ""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""PREFACE""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""Part One: THE MEINONGIAN EDIFICE: DID RUSSELL DESTROY IT?""; ""ONE Meinong�s Theory and Rationale for Beingless Objects""; ""1. Subsistents""; ""2. Beingless Objects""; ""TWO Russell�s Concern about Violated Logic Principles""; ""1. Russell�s Criticism""; ""2. Wide and Narrow Negation""; ""3. Solution One: Wide and Narrow Versions of the LNC and LEM""; ""4. Solution Two: Indeterminate Objects""; ""5. Critique of Narrow Negation""; ""6. Return to Russell�s Criticism""
""EIGHT The Need for Contextualization""""1. Contextualization Solution""; ""2. Context Operators""; ""3. Context Operators and Inferences""; ""4. In Perspective""; ""NINE The Final Verdict on Beingless Objects""; ""1. Fictional Characters Independent of Context""; ""2. Possible Objections""; ""3. The Final Verdict on Beingless Objects""; ""WORKS CITED""; ""ABOUT THE AUTHOR""; ""INDEX""
""Part Two: THE PARADIGM FACTS: DO BEINGLESS OBJECTS EXPLAIN THEM?""""FIVE Characterization Facts""; ""1. Meinong�s Characterization Facts and Isolated Objects""; ""2. Problems with Meinong�s Analysis""; ""3. Russell�s Approach to Characterization Sentences""; ""4. In Perspective""; ""SIX Negative Existential and Intentional Facts""; ""1. Negative Existential Facts""; ""2. Intentional Facts""; ""Part Three: THE FICTIONAL FACTS: A NEED FOR A NEW INTERPRETATION?""; ""SEVEN The Problems with Names""; ""1. Russell and Names""; ""2. Meinong and Names""; ""3. In Perspective""
""THREE Russell�s Concern about Existential Implications""""1. Russell�s Criticism""; ""2. Solution One: Exists and Existent""; ""3. Solution Two: Nuclear and Extranuclear Properties""; ""4. Return to Russell�s Criticism""; ""FOUR Russell�s Alternative to Beingless Objects""; ""1. Logical Form""; ""2. Sentences with Indefinite Descriptions""; ""3. Sentences with Definite Descriptions""; ""4. Sentences Making Existence Claims""; ""5. Descriptions and Occurrences""; ""6. Russell�s Reconstructions as Alternatives to Beingless Objects""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Meinong, A. (Alexius), 1853-1920.
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Nonexistent objects (Philosophy)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011456220
ISBN 1283212781
9401200610 (electronic bk.)
9789401200615 (electronic bk.)