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The Theory of Ontic Modalities (Philosophical Analysis)

by Uwe Meixner

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Published by Ontos Verlag .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9028992M
    ISBN 103938793112
    ISBN 109783938793114

    The theory of ontic modalities. January In addition to developing that theory, the book includes detailed discussions of positions in the philosophy of modality maintained by Alvin. The Theory Of Ontic Modalities (Philosophical Analysis) (Volume 13) by Uwe Meixner avg rating — 0 ratings — published

    ontic definition: having the status of real and ultimate existenceOrigin of ontic ont(o)- + -ic. Ontic Structural Realism (OSR) gives ontic priority to structures over objects. In its perhaps most extreme form (captured, admittedly, by a slogan) it states that “all that there is, is structure” (da Costa and French , ).

    A theory of psychotherapy acts as a roadmap for psychologists: It guides them through the process of understanding clients and their problems and developing solutions. Approaches to psychotherapy fall into five broad categories: Psychoanalysis and psychodynamic therapies. This approach focuses on changing problematic behaviors, feelings, and. Constructivist Coherence Theory of Constitutional Interpretation, HARv. L. REV. , (). '" My intuition on this question is that the text-thus textualism-came first, and that the other modalities grew up very quickly as part of the interpretive practice. To analogize to.


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The Theory of Ontic Modalities (Philosophical Analysis) by Uwe Meixner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Uwe Meixner, The Theory of Ontic Modalities, Ontos,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Max A. Freund, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica This book covers many important topics in metaphysics, epistemology and logic.

This book presents a comprehensive, non-model-theoretic theory of ontic necessity and possibility within a formal (and formalized) ontology consisting of states of affairs, properties, and individuals.

Its central thesis is that all modalities are reducible to intrinsic (or "logical") possibility and necessity if reference is made to certain states of affairs, called "bases of necessity." The Cited by: 7.

Its central thesis is that all ontic modalities are reducible to intrinsic (or "logical") possibility and necessity if reference is made to certain states of affairs, called "bases of necessity." The viability of this Bases-Theory of Modality is shown also in the case of conditionals, including counterfactual by: 7.

Get this from a library. The Theory of Ontic Modalities. [Uwe Meixner] -- This book presents a comprehensive, non-model-theoretic theory of ontic necessity and possibility within a formal (and formalized) ontology consisting of states of affairs, properties, and.

The Theory of Ontic Modalities – By Uwe Meixner In addition to developing that theory, the book includes detailed discussions of positions in the philosophy of modality maintained by Alvin.

The British philosopher Roy Bhaskar, who is closely associated with the philosophical movement of critical realism writes: "I differentiate the 'ontic' ('ontical' etc.) from the 'ontological'. I employ the former to refer to. whatever pertains to being generally, rather than some distinctively philosophical (or scientific) theory of it (ontology), so that in this sense, that of the ontic 1, we.

1 The Problem of Ontic Modalities; 2 Actualism, Modal Realism, and Modal Epistemology; 3 An Onto-Nomological Theory of Modality; 4 States of Affairs, Modality, and the Bases-Theory of Necessity; 5 The Theory of Conditionals in the Onto-Nomological Theory of Modality; 6 Other Theories of Conditionals versus the Bases-Theory of Conditionals.

It is shown that the Bases-Theory of Modality provides a satisfactory solution to the epistemological problem of modality. In addition to developing that theory, the book includes detailed discussions of positions in the philosophy of modality maintained by Alvin Plantinga, David Lewis, Charles Chihara, Graeme Forbes, David Armstrong, and others.

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Prices are subject to change without notice. Prices do not include postage and handling if applicable. Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. In this book, Mikhail Epstein offers a systematic theory of modalities (the actual, possible, and necessary), as applied to the discourse of philosophy in its post-Kantian and especially post-Derridean perspectives.

He relies on his own experience of living in the USSR and the US, dominated respectively by imperative and possibilist modalities. Buy The Theory of Ontic Modalities by Uwe Meixner from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The consequences of the books' metaphysical theory for central issues in the philosophy of science are explored, including the implications for the realism versus empiricism debate, the role of. Preface --Contents The Problem of Ontic Modalities Actualism, Modal Realism, andModal Epistemology An Onto-Nomological Theory ofModality States of Affairs, Modality, and the Bases-Theory of Necessity The Theory of Conditionalsin the Onto-Nomological Theoryof Modality Other Theories of Conditionalsversus the Bases.

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Objects as Intentional and as Real. Unlike concrete modalities, present-at-hand modes of engagement are also interested in things without physical being (Heidegger, ;Weick, ); that is, relationships between properties within.

The theory of multiple intelligences differentiates human intelligence into specific 'modalities', rather than seeing intelligence as dominated by a single general ability. Howard Gardner proposed this model in his book Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. The Ontic Return. Key works: A large proportion of the recent literature on the nature of modality responds to Lewiswhich is both a presentation of Lewis' radical thesis of modal realism and a sustained methodological reflection on what is required of a theory of the other end of the spectrum from Lewis, Sider defends a conventionalism about modality which treats the distinction between.

Propagation Aspects and Modalities Linearity, Nonlinearity, Predictability, Temporal Conceptual and Ontic Attestation of Other Minds Relationships among Different Minds and the Intermental This book formulates a theory of the mind, grounded in five fundamental.

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Much cheaper than a textbook! Use discount code: FORTYOFF to take 40% off a Premium go back up after the end of the month! Offer expires Aug Ontic-epistemic theory of humor The ontic-epistemic theory of humor (OETC) proposed by P. Marteinson () asserts that laughter is a reaction to a cognitive impasse, a momentary epistemological difficulty, in which the subject perceives that Social Being itself suddenly appears no longer to be real in any factual or normative sense.