Combining Texts

All the ideas for 'Semantics for Propositional Attitudes', 'Idealism: a critical survey' and 'Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times'

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5 ideas

5. Theory of Logic / K. Features of Logics / 1. Axiomatisation
Axioms reveal the underlying assumptions, and reveal relationships between different areas [Kline]
7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 10. Ontological Commitment / a. Ontological commitment
Our commitments are to an 'ontology', but also to an 'ideology', or conceptual system [Hintikka]
10. Modality / E. Possible worlds / 2. Nature of Possible Worlds / a. Nature of possible worlds
Commitment to possible worlds is part of our ideology, not part of our ontology [Hintikka]
13. Knowledge Criteria / B. Internal Justification / 5. Coherentism / b. Pro-coherentism
We can no more expect a precise definition of coherence than we can of the moral ideal [Ewing]
13. Knowledge Criteria / B. Internal Justification / 5. Coherentism / c. Coherentism critique
If undetailed, 'coherence' is just a vague words that covers all possible arguments [Ewing]