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Modalities, Identity, Belief, and Moral Dilemmas : Themes from Barcan Marcus (Hardcover)

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Nine papers and an interview document the 2008 Third International Lauener Symposium, held in Bern, during which Ruth Barcan Marcus (1921-2012) was awarded the Lauener Prize for an Outstanding Oeuvre in Analytical Philosophy. Among the topics are Barcan Marcus' courageous philosophical life and work, a philosopher's calling, Barcan formulas in second-order modal logic, whether identity is a functional property, Barcan Marcus on believing without a language, and moral dilemmas from a logical and from a moral point of view. The interview was conducted the morning after the symposium. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 173
Genre: Philosophy
Sub-Genre: Logic, History + Surveys / Modern, Ethics + Moral Philosophy
Series Title: Lauener Library of Analytical Philosophy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: De Gruyter
Language: English
Street Date: October 29, 2015
TCIN: 50668542
UPC: 9783110438581
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-1141

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