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The act and object of judgment : historical and philosophical perspectives / edited by Brian Ball and Christoph Schuringa.

Publication:
New York, NY : Routledge, 2019. , ©2019
Series:
Routledge studies in contemporary philosophy
Routledge studies in contemporary philosophy
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 261 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Judgment (Logic)
Act (Philosophy)
Object (Philosophy)
Act (Philosophy)
Judgment (Logic)
Object (Philosophy)
Summary:
"This book presents twelve original essays on historical and contemporary philosophical discussions of judgment. The central issues explored in this volume can be separated into two groups, namely those concerning the act and object of judgment. What kind of act is judgment? How is it related to a range of other mental acts, states, and dispositions? Where and how does assertive force enter in? Is there a distinct category of negative judgments, or are these simply judgments whose objects are negative? Concerning the object of judgment: How many objects are there of a given judgment? One, as on the dual relation theory of Frege and Moore? Or many as in Russell's later multiple relation theory? If there is a single object, is it a proposition? And if so, is it a force-neutral, abstract entity that might equally figure as the object of a range of intentional attitudes? Or is it somehow constitutively tied to the act itself? These and related questions are approached from a variety of historical and contemporary perspectives. This book sheds new light on current controversies by drawing on the details of the distinct intellectual contexts in which previous philosophers' positions about the nature of judgment were formulated. In turn, new directions in present-day research promise to raise novel interpretive prospects and challenges in the history of philosophy"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Affirmation, judgment, and epistemic theodicy in Descartes and Spinoza / Martin Lin
Locke and Leibniz on judgment: the first-person perspective and the danger of psychologism / Maria van der Schaar
Kant's logic of judgment: against the relational approach / Alexandra Newton
Time and modality in Hegel's account of judgment / Paul Redding
Bolzano's theory of judgment / Mark Siebel
Correctness first: Brentano on judgment and truth / Mark Textor
Judgment, reasons and feelings / Simon Blackburn
Twardowski on judgment / Peter Simons
Attitudinal objects: their ontology and importance for philosophy and natural language semantics / Friederike Moltmann
About vs concerns / Daniel Morgan
Predication and two concepts of judgment / Indrek Reiland
How is logical inference possible? / Christopher Peacocke.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Ball, Brian Andrew, 1978- editor.
Schuringa, Christoph, editor.
Other format:
ebook version :
ISBN:
9781138351387
1138351385
9780429435317
9780429787614
9780429787621
9780429787607
OCLC:
1077788780
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