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The semantics and metaphysics of natural kinds, edited by Helen Beebee and Nigel Sabbarton-Leary

Label
The semantics and metaphysics of natural kinds
Title
The semantics and metaphysics of natural kinds
Statement of responsibility
edited by Helen Beebee and Nigel Sabbarton-Leary
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
BD331
LC item number
.S442 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beebee, Helen
  • Sabbarton-Leary, Nigel
Series statement
Routledge studies in metaphysics
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Categories (Philosophy)
  • Semantics (Philosophy)
  • Metaphysics
Label
The semantics and metaphysics of natural kinds, edited by Helen Beebee and Nigel Sabbarton-Leary
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=018867346&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / Helen Beebee and Nigel Sabbarton-Leary -- Rigidity, natural kind terms, and metasemantics / Corine Besson -- General terms as designators : a defence of the view / Genoveva Martí and José Martínez-Fernández -- Are natural kind terms special? / Åsa Wikforss -- The commonalities between proper names and natural kind terms : a Fregean perspective / Harold Noonan -- Theoretical identity statements, their truth, and their discovery / Joseph Laporte -- Discovering the essences of natural kinds / Alexander Bird -- The elements and conceptual change / Robin Hendry -- On the abuse of the necessary a posteriori / Helen Beebee and Nigel Sabbarton-Leary -- Crosscutting natural kinds and the hierarchy thesis / Emma Tobin -- From constitutional necessities to causal necessities / Jessica Wilson -- Realism, natural kinds, and philosophical methods / Richard Boyd
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 241 p.
Isbn
9780415873666
Lccn
2009044474
System control number
  • 3524766-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3524766
  • (Sirsi) o419794869
  • (OCoLC)419794869
Label
The semantics and metaphysics of natural kinds, edited by Helen Beebee and Nigel Sabbarton-Leary
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=018867346&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / Helen Beebee and Nigel Sabbarton-Leary -- Rigidity, natural kind terms, and metasemantics / Corine Besson -- General terms as designators : a defence of the view / Genoveva Martí and José Martínez-Fernández -- Are natural kind terms special? / Åsa Wikforss -- The commonalities between proper names and natural kind terms : a Fregean perspective / Harold Noonan -- Theoretical identity statements, their truth, and their discovery / Joseph Laporte -- Discovering the essences of natural kinds / Alexander Bird -- The elements and conceptual change / Robin Hendry -- On the abuse of the necessary a posteriori / Helen Beebee and Nigel Sabbarton-Leary -- Crosscutting natural kinds and the hierarchy thesis / Emma Tobin -- From constitutional necessities to causal necessities / Jessica Wilson -- Realism, natural kinds, and philosophical methods / Richard Boyd
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 241 p.
Isbn
9780415873666
Lccn
2009044474
System control number
  • 3524766-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3524766
  • (Sirsi) o419794869
  • (OCoLC)419794869

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