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Truth, Reference and Realism

The volume presents the material of the first Oxford-Budapest Conference on Truth, Reference and Realism held at CEU in 2005. The problem addressed by the conference, famously formulated by Paul Benacerraf in a paper on Mathematical Truth, was how to understand truth in the semantics of discourses about abstract domains whose objects and properties cannot be observed by sense perception. The papers of the volume focus on this semantic issue in four major fields: logic, mathematics, ethics and the metaphysics of properties in general. Beyond marking an important event, the collected papers are also substantial contributions to the above topic, from the most distinguished authors in these areas.

About the Authors

Zsolt Novák has obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Leiden and from Central European University. András Simonyi is Research Fellow at the Applied Logic Laboratory, Budapest. His main areas of research interest are semantics, formal ontologies and philosophy of mathematics.
Central European University Press


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315 Pages
$85.00 USD

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