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Title Ramsey's legacy / edited by Hallvard Lillehammer and D.H. Mellor
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (x, 182 pages)
Series Mind Association occasional series
Mind Association occasional series.
Contents Contents; Notes on the Contributors; Introduction; Ramsey's Principle Resituated; Success Semantics; Ramsey's Legacies on Conditionals and Truth; What is Squiggle? Ramsey on Wittgenstein's Theory of Judgement; Ramsey's Transcendental Argument; Ramsey on Universals; Empiricism and Ramsey's Account of Theories; Ramsey Sentences and Avoiding the Sui Generis; What Does Subjective Decision Theory Tell Us?; Three Conceptions of Intergenerational Justice; References; Index
Summary The Cambridge philosopher Frank Ramsey died tragically in 1930 at the age of 26, but had already established himself as one of the most brilliant minds of the twentieth century. Besides groundbreaking work in philosophy, particularly in logic, language, and metaphysics, he created modern decision theory and made substantial contributions to mathematics and economics. In these original essays, written to commemorate the centenary of Ramsey's birth, a distinguished international team. of contributors offer fresh perspectives on his work and show its ongoing relevance to present-day concerns
Analysis Ramsey
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ramsey, Frank Plumpton, 1903-1930 -- Influence.
Philosophy, English -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
Author Lillehammer, Hallvard, 1970-
Mellor, D. H.
Mind Association.
LC no. 2005296320
ISBN 0191515582 (electronic bk.)
1429421975 (electronic bk.)
9780191515583 (electronic bk.)
9781429421973 (electronic bk.)