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Title: The Taming of the True
Written By: Neil Tennant
URL: http://www.oup-usa.org/isbn/0198237170.html
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The Taming of the True defends and develops global semantic anti-realism. Neil Tennant argues compellingly that every truth is knowable, and that manifestationism in the theory of meaning entails logical reform. He extends semantic anti-realism to empirical discourse, developing new accounts of the analytic/synthetic distinction, cognitive significance and constructive falsifiability. The book has important consequences for the philosophy of mathematics and logic, the theory of meaning, metaphysics, and epistemology.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Semantics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198237170
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 488 pp
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199251606
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 488 pp
Prices: $ 24.95