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dc.contributor.authorFloyd, Julieten_US
dc.date2016-01-01
dc.date.accessioned2018-02-21T18:41:12Z
dc.date.available2018-02-21T18:41:12Z
dc.date.issued2017-12-01
dc.identifier.citationFloyd J. (2017) Parikh and Wittgenstein. In: Başkent C., Moss L., Ramanujam R. (eds) Rohit Parikh on Logic, Language and Society. Outstanding Contributions to Logic, vol 11. Springer, Cham
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/27133
dc.description.abstractA survey of Parikh’s philosophical appropriations of Wittgensteinian themes, placed into historical context against the backdrop of Turing’s famous paper, “On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem” (Turing in Proc Lond Math Soc 2(42): 230–265, 1936/1937) and its connections with Wittgenstein and the foundations of mathematics. Characterizing Parikh’s contributions to the interaction between logic and philosophy at its foundations, we argue that his work gives the lie to recent presentations of Wittgenstein’s so-called metaphilosophy (e.g., Horwich in Wittgenstein’s metaphilosophy. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012) as a kind of “dead end” quietism. From early work on the idea of a feasibility in arithmetic (Parikh in J Symb Log 36(3):494–508, 1971) and vagueness (Parikh in Logic, language and method. Reidel, Boston, pp 241–261, 1983) to his more recent program in social software (Parikh in Advances in modal logic, vol 2. CSLI Publications, Stanford, pp 381–400, 2001a), Parikh’s work encompasses and touches upon many foundational issues in epistemology, philosophy of logic, philosophy of language, and value theory. But it expresses a unified philosophical point of view. In his most recent work, questions about public and private languages, opportunity spaces, strategic voting, non-monotonic inference and knowledge in literature provide a remarkable series of suggestions about how to present issues of fundamental importance in theoretical computer science as serious philosophical issues.en_US
dc.format.extent1 - 35 (35)en_US
dc.publisherSpringeren_US
dc.relation.ispartofRohit Parikh on Logic, Language and Society
dc.subjectPhilosophyen_US
dc.titleParikh and Wittgensteinen_US
dc.typeBook chapteren_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/978-3-319-47843-2_1
pubs.elements-sourcemanual-entryen_US
pubs.notesEmbargo: No embargoen_US
pubs.notesThis is just the LaTexed submitted manuscript, before being edited. It was accepted by the editor and later reworked.en_US
pubs.organisational-groupBoston Universityen_US
pubs.organisational-groupBoston University, College of Arts & Sciencesen_US
pubs.organisational-groupBoston University, College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Philosophyen_US
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden_US
dc.identifier.orcid0000-0002-2916-4178 (Floyd, J)


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