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A companion to David Lewis, edited by Barry Loewer and Jonathan Schaffer

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A companion to David Lewis
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A companion to David Lewis
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edited by Barry Loewer and Jonathan Schaffer
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eng
Summary
In A Companion to David Lewis, Barry Loewer and Jonathan Schaffer bring together top philosophers to explain, discuss, and critically extend Lewis's seminal work in original ways. Students and scholars will discover the underlying themes and complex interconnections woven through the diverse range of his work in metaphysics, philosophy of language, logic, epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, ethics, and aesthetics.--
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contains biographical information
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Loewer, Barry
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illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Schaffer, Jonathan
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Blackwell companions to philosophy
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Lewis, David K.
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A companion to David Lewis, edited by Barry Loewer and Jonathan Schaffer
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
Notes on Contributors ix Part I Biography and New Work 1 1 Intellectual Biography of David Lewis (1941-2001): Early Influences 3 Stephanie R. Lewis 2 Counterparts of States of Affairs 15 David Lewis 3 Reply to Dana Scott, "Is There Life on Possible Worlds?" 18 David Lewis Part II Methodology and Context 23 4 Lewis's Philosophical Method 25 Daniel Nolan 5 On Metaphysical Analysis 40 David Braddon-Mitchell and Kristie Miller 6 A Lewisian History of Philosophy 60 Robert Pasnau 7 David Lewis's Place in Analytic Philosophy 80 Scott Soames Part III Metaphysics and Science 99 8 Humean Supervenience 101 Brian Weatherson 9 No Work for a Theory of Universals 116 M. Eddon and C.J.G. Meacham 10 Hume's Dictum and Metaphysical Modality: Lewis's Combinatorialism 138 Jessica Wilson 11 Truthmaking: With and Without Counterpart Theory 159 Phillip Bricker 12 How to Be Humean 188 Jenann Ismael 13 Where (in Logical Space) Is God? 206 Stephanie R Williams 24 On the Nature of Certain Philosophical Entities: Set Theoretic Constructionalism in the Metaphysics of David Lewis 382 Gideon Rosen 25 Primitive Self-Ascription: Lewis on the De Se 399 Richard Holton 26 Counterfactuals and Humean Reduction 411 Robert Stalnaker 27 On the Plurality of Lewis's Triviality Results 425 Alan Hajek 28 Decision Theory after Lewis 446 John Collins 29 Lewis on Mereology and Set Theory 459 John P. Burgess Part V Epistemology and Mind 471 30 Lewis on Knowledge Ascriptions 473 Jonathan Schaffer 31 Humility and Coexistence in Kant and Lewis: Two Modal Themes, with Variations 491 Rae Langton 32 Analytic Functionalism 504 Wolfgang Schwarz 33 Lewis on Materialism and Experience 519 Daniel Stoljar Part VI Ethics and Politics 533 34 Lewis on Value and Valuing 535 Peter Railton 35 David Lewis's Social and Political Philosophy 549 Simon Keller Bibliography of the Work of David Lewis 562 Index 572
Control code
FIEb17807992
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 580 pages
Isbn
9781118388181
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
Illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)911115747
Label
A companion to David Lewis, edited by Barry Loewer and Jonathan Schaffer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Notes on Contributors ix Part I Biography and New Work 1 1 Intellectual Biography of David Lewis (1941-2001): Early Influences 3 Stephanie R. Lewis 2 Counterparts of States of Affairs 15 David Lewis 3 Reply to Dana Scott, "Is There Life on Possible Worlds?" 18 David Lewis Part II Methodology and Context 23 4 Lewis's Philosophical Method 25 Daniel Nolan 5 On Metaphysical Analysis 40 David Braddon-Mitchell and Kristie Miller 6 A Lewisian History of Philosophy 60 Robert Pasnau 7 David Lewis's Place in Analytic Philosophy 80 Scott Soames Part III Metaphysics and Science 99 8 Humean Supervenience 101 Brian Weatherson 9 No Work for a Theory of Universals 116 M. Eddon and C.J.G. Meacham 10 Hume's Dictum and Metaphysical Modality: Lewis's Combinatorialism 138 Jessica Wilson 11 Truthmaking: With and Without Counterpart Theory 159 Phillip Bricker 12 How to Be Humean 188 Jenann Ismael 13 Where (in Logical Space) Is God? 206 Stephanie R Williams 24 On the Nature of Certain Philosophical Entities: Set Theoretic Constructionalism in the Metaphysics of David Lewis 382 Gideon Rosen 25 Primitive Self-Ascription: Lewis on the De Se 399 Richard Holton 26 Counterfactuals and Humean Reduction 411 Robert Stalnaker 27 On the Plurality of Lewis's Triviality Results 425 Alan Hajek 28 Decision Theory after Lewis 446 John Collins 29 Lewis on Mereology and Set Theory 459 John P. Burgess Part V Epistemology and Mind 471 30 Lewis on Knowledge Ascriptions 473 Jonathan Schaffer 31 Humility and Coexistence in Kant and Lewis: Two Modal Themes, with Variations 491 Rae Langton 32 Analytic Functionalism 504 Wolfgang Schwarz 33 Lewis on Materialism and Experience 519 Daniel Stoljar Part VI Ethics and Politics 533 34 Lewis on Value and Valuing 535 Peter Railton 35 David Lewis's Social and Political Philosophy 549 Simon Keller Bibliography of the Work of David Lewis 562 Index 572
Control code
FIEb17807992
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 580 pages
Isbn
9781118388181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
Illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)911115747

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