|Hjortland, Ole T. (2013): Logical Pluralism, Meaning Variance, and Verbal Disputes. In: Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 91, No. 2: pp. 355-373|
Logical pluralism has been in vogue since JC Beall and Greg Restall 2006 articulated and defended a new pluralist thesis. Recent criticisms such as Priest 2006a and Field 2009 have suggested that there is a relationship between their type of logical pluralism and the meaning-variance thesis for logic. This is the claim, often associated with Quine 1970, that a change of logic entails a change of meaning. Here we explore the connection between logical pluralism and meaning-variance, both in general and for Beall and Restall's theory specifically. We argue that contrary to what Beall and Restall claim, their type of pluralism is wedded to meaning-variance. We then develop an alternative form of logical pluralism that circumvents at least some forms of meaning-variance.
|Faculties:||Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Religious Science > Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP)|
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Religious Science > Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) > Logic
|Subjects:||100 Philosophy and Psychology > 100 Philosophy|
100 Philosophy and Psychology > 160 Logic
|Deposited On:||02. Mar 2014 10:23|
|Last Modified:||29. Apr 2016 09:15|