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Necessity and possibility

Kurt Mosser

Necessity and possibility

the logical strategy of Kant"s critique of pure reason

by Kurt Mosser

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Kant, Immanuel, -- 1724-1804,
  • Logic,
  • Knowledge, Theory of,
  • Causation,
  • Reason

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKurt Mosser.
    LC ClassificationsB2779 .M83 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16488430M
    ISBN 109780813215327
    LC Control Number2008003599

    In this systematic historical analysis, Nino Langiulli focuses on a key philosophical issue, possibility, as it is refracted through the thought of the Italian philosopher Nicola Abbagnano. Langiulli examines Abbagnano's attempt to raise possibility to a level of prime importance and investigates his understanding of existence. In so doing, the author offers a sustained exposition of and.   There is a problem which all philosophers must face—that of possibility and necessity. “What problem,” you may ask, “I see no problem. Some things are possible, like what color shoes I wore today, and some things are necessary, like 2 plus 2 is four. What more do . Part III. Thomas Aquinas, "The Argument from Necessity" Abstract: Thomas' Argument from Necessity is outlined and explained. He argues that since all existent things depend upon other things for their existence, there must exist at least one thing that is a Necessary Being.

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Modal logic is Necessity and possibility book type of formal logic primarily developed in the s that extends classical propositional and predicate logic to include operators expressing modality.A modal—a word that expresses a modality—qualifies a statement.

For example, the statement "John is happy" might be qualified by saying that John is usually happy, in which case the term "usually" is functioning as a modal. Necessity and possibility book Hence, there is no distinction to be drawn between possibility and actuality, in that what an archetypal intellect thinks thereby actually exists; it is, in effect, perfectly active.

For the human understanding, which only thinks and does not intuit (B), there is a clear difference between the possibility Necessity and possibility book an object and its : Kurt Mosser.

The argument of possibility (imkān) and necessity (wujūb) which is sometimes Necessity and possibility book described as the argument of possibility is one of the most solid rational arguments to prove the existence of God.

This argument occupies a sublime station among the Muslim philosophers, being mentioned as the way of the philosophers in proving the existence of God.

Possibility and necessity in St. Thomas's Necessity and possibility book cannot Necessity and possibility book understood without Aristotle's doctrine of matter and form (hylemorphism).

Possibility (or necessity) in the modern philosophical sense (the Humean sense) is more about whether we can conceive another world in which something can be (or must be).

Regarding how. Possibility is an antonym of necessity. As nouns the difference between possibility and necessity is that possibility is the quality of being possible while necessity is the quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite.

Get this from a library. Possibility, necessity, and existence: Abbagnano and his predecessors. [Nino Langiulli] -- In this systematic historical analysis, Nino Langiulli focuses on a key philosophical issue, possibility, as it is refracted through the thought of the Italian philosopher Nicola Abbagnano.

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Download books for free. Find books. Such a claim has a "peculiar modal status" alluded to in the book's Necessity and possibility book it is "necessary for the possibility of thought, and that possibility in turn leads to the (reflective) recognition of that necessity" (p.

77). On Mosser's interpretation, the one rule that "exemplifies" this kind of necessity is. Possibility theory is a mathematical theory for dealing with certain types of uncertainty and is an alternative to probability sor Lotfi Zadeh first introduced possibility theory in as an extension of his theory of fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic.

Didier Dubois and Henri Prade further contributed to its development. Earlier in the s, economist G. Shackle Necessity and possibility book the min. Necessity and Possibility: The Metaphysics of Modality.

Michael Tooley. Taylor & Francis, - Philosophy - pages. 0 Reviews. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Preview this book. Georg Hegel, book 2, section 3, especially book 2, section 3, chapter 2 in Science of Logic () this is picked up and claimed to be refined to a dialectic system of unities of opposites.

Saul Kripke, Naming and Necessity () Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Modal Logic. Jake Chandler, Modality: Necessity and Possibility, lecture notes. Necessity and Possibility: The Logical Strategy of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason.

In this Book. Additional Information. Necessity and Possibility: The Logical Strategy of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason; Kurt Mosser ; Book; Published by: The Catholic University of America Press; View contents. Get this from a library. Necessity & possibility: the logical strategy of Kant's critique of pure reason.

[Kurt Mosser] -- "Drawing on Kant's published and unpublished texts and a wide range of texts from the history of logic and philosophical inquiries into language, Mosser provides an interpretation of some of Kant's. Keywords: possibility, actuality, necessity, analytic truths, laws, contingency Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and : David M. Armstrong. Dual to necessity is possibility: X is possibly true if it is not necessary that not-X is true, and X is necessarily true if it is not possible that not-X is true.

Similarly knowability and consistency (with knowledge) are duals, and so on. Following custom we will use \(\square \) for any necessity-like modal operator and \(\lozenge \) forCited by: 1.

“Hegel is traditionally read as a thinker of necessity, rationality and finitude. In his important new book, Nahum Brown reads Hegel as advancing a novel view of possibility and actuality.

Brown's widely informed, important study helps us to grasp Hegel's complex conception of possibility.”. Jacques Monod won the Nobel Prize in for his work elucidating the molecular mechanisms of DNA replication. His book Chance and Necessity is an investigation of life as a contingent process governed largely by chance, at all levels, from the molecular to the evolutionary to the very fact of life itself, and what this fact means for us practically, morally and spiritually, as modern humans/5.

Possibility and Necessity was first published in 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 two-volume work-Jean Piaget's last-was published in France in and and is available now for the first time in English translation.4/5(1).

“This book contains very important developments in Piaget’s theory, as in his treatment of knowledge he concentrated more and more on psychological-procedural processes of equilibration and less on logical-structural models. Possibility and Necessity is an important empirical contribution to clarify equilibration, a concept which is.

Possibility and Necessity was first published in 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 Piaget was preoccupied, later in Written:   Part 9(B): Possibility, Probability and Necessity.

It is, moreover, evident from what has been said, that it is not the function of the poet to relate what has happened, but what may happen-what is possible according to the law of probability or necessity.

The poet and the historian differ not by writing in verse or in prose. In the first sentence ‘must’ shows that the speaker sees this as a necessity. This meaning is intrinsic as it implies human control. In the second sentence ‘must’ is used because the speaker is coming to a conclusion or deducing a situation.

This meaning is extrinsic as the implication involves human judgement. Must/ have to – Necessity/5. This is the background of this book, which is particularly meant to shed light on how understanding the nature of necessity requires a consideration of its role in logic.

Nevertheless, the work is not strictly limited to this theme, and while all papers address modality, not all are about what readers might regard as logical necessity. Buy a cheap copy of Naming and Necessity book by Saul A. Kripke. If there is such a thing as essential reading in metaphysics or in philosophy of language, this is it.

Ever since the publication of its original version, Naming Free shipping over $/5(5). Necessity: the sequel to the acclaimed The Just City and The Philosopher Kings, Jo Walton's tales of gods, humans, and what they have to learn from one another. More than sixty-five years ago, Pallas Athena founded the Just City on an island in the eastern Mediterranean, placing it centuries before the Trojan War, populating it with teachers and children from throughout/5.

Since possibility is understood purely conceptually, necessity must be so understood as well. Leibniz also accepted the principle that necessity implies possibility.

So, he held that a necessary object is a possible object, the thought of whose non-existence is contradictory. In The Sickness Unto Death, the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard argued at length about despair, the self, and "sin".He argues that humans have "the task of becoming itself in freedom," and both "possibility and necessity are equally essential to becoming" (XI ).

Behavioral scientists estimate that 85% of the population is more inclined to act out of necessity vs. possibility.

The graphic expression below helps bring the imbalance to life. Even if you are a possibility thinking leader, there’s a good chance that most of your followers are driven by necessity. Ivan Kireyevsky. On the Necessity and Possibility of New Principles in Philosophy () From Volume 2 of An Introduction to Nineteenth Century Russian Slavophilism: A Study in Ideas, translator: Peter K.

Christoff; revised, TRV. Not so long ago, the predilection for philosophy held sway in Europe. North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE.

Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Sheridan Libraries. This paper has sought to examine the possibility and necessity of the practice of infant baptism through the Anglican theological method of Scripture, Tradition and reason.

While not explicit, the Scriptural witness strongly implies the practice of infant baptism, and certainly provides more support for the practice than opposition to it.

What metaphysical necessity, nomic necessity and the other grades of necessity have in common is that each of them is the property of having a degree of possibility that is above a certain threshold. What distinguishes them is a difference in their associated thresholds.

Necessity and Possibility: The Logical Strategy of Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason' The introduction of this book is made available for download from the repository with the permission of the publisher. Necessity and Possibility: The Logical Strategy of Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'.

()Author: Kurt Mosser. Intro to Philosophy Ch 6. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. vanessablue Chapter 6. Terms in this set (20) Determinism. Thesis that everything that occurs happens of necessity.

Appears in theories of Leucippus and Democritus. Same past, same future. Intro to Philosophy Ch 17 terms. Kratzer A. () Conditional Necessity and Possibility. In: Bäuerle R., Egli U., von Stechow A. (eds) Semantics from Different Points of View.

Springer Series in Language and Communication, vol by: Possibility has been viewed by some as an empty concept, devoid of reality, and by others as reducible to actuality or necessity-concepts which are opposite to it.

Langiulli analyzes and debates Abbagnano's treatment of necessity as secondary to possibility, and he addresses the philosopher's conversation with his predecessors as well as his.

Necessity of this basic kind is absolute necessity, and like absolute possibility it is applicable to sentences or propositions (logoi). According to his Posterior Analytics (), a necessary proposition truly predicates something of a thing's essence; an example would be "A man is a rational being.".

This first section of the book pdf analyzing the elements or components that make up the self, namely: finitude/infinitude, necessity/possibility, consciousness/lack of consciousness, self-assertiveness/lack of self-assertiveness, the temporal/the eternal.‘It could rain tomorrow’).

‘Necessity and possibility: what will be must be?’ download pdf the notion of things that may happen, things that could happen, and modal operators (it is possible for something to be the case—so it is not necessarily the case that it is false). The Author: Graham Priest.Is there such thing that a ebook approach to necessity and possibility?

I read on Wikipedia ebook David Lewis's page, introductory paragraph) than Lewis's Modal Realism can provide such an approach. But I cannot find any explication anywhere on the Internet. Can anybody please help, may be give me references? Thanks.