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Knowing and understanding

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Relations between meaning and truth, meaning and necessary truth, meaning and synthetic necessary truth
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The avowed aim of the thesis is to show that there are some synthetic necessary truths, or that synthetic apriori knowledge is possible. This is really a pretext for an investigation into the general connection between meaning and truth, or between understanding and knowing, which, as pointed out in the preface, is really the first stage in a more general enquiry concerning meaning. (Not all kinds of meaning are concerned with truth.) After the preliminaries (chapter one), in which the proble...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Department:
Faculty of Literae Humaniores

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Supervisor
Publication date:
1962
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:cda7c325-e49f-485a-aa1d-7ea8ae692877
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ora:928
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English
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