The semantics of John Stuart Mill

Willem Remmelt De Jong ; translated from the Dutch by Herbert Donald Morton


  • 1 / The Classification of Names in a System of Logic.- 1.1 Names.- 1.2 The distinction between individual and general names.- 1.3 Abstract and concrete names.- 1.4 Connotative versus non-connotative names.- 1.5 The remaining distinctions of names.- 2 / Themes from the History of Logic.- 2.1 Mill's familiarity with the older logic.- 2.2 Some classifications of terms.- 2.3 The Manuductio ad Logicam of Philippus du Trieu.- 2.4 The ontological square.- 2.5 Paronymy.- 2.6 Connotative and absolute terms in scholastic logic.- 2.7 The identity of thing and essence.- 3 / Thinking in Intension and Extension.- 3.1 Abstraction and generalization in English empiricism.- 3.2 The Port-Royal logic.- 3.3 Extension-intension (comprehension), and denotation-connotation.- 3.4 Extension.- 3.5 Intension.- 3.6 Formal characterization of the diverse notions of extension and intension.- 3.7 The inverse relation between intension and extension.- 3.8 A problematical presupposition in the analysis of intensions.- 4 / From Predicables to Real Kinds.- 4.1 The incipience of the theory of denotation and connotation in 'Whately's Elements of Logic'.- 4.2 Predicating and signifying in Whately.- 4.3 The theory of the predicables in 'Whately's Elements of Logic'.- 4.4 The revised version of the predicables in 'The Early Draft of the Logic'.- 4.5 Real kinds.- 4.6 Abstract terms.- 4.7 James Mill's Analysis of the Phenomena of the Human Mind.- 4.8 Connotation revisited.- 5 / Theories of the Copula.- 5.1 Views of the copula.- 5.2 The semantic scheme for terms.- 5.3 Some illustrations.- 5.4 Limitations of the diverse theories.- 5.5 The copula as identity.- 5.6 Syntactic and semantic analysis of Hobbes's theory of predication.- 6 / The Semantics of Propositions.- 6.1 Ambiguity of the copula.- 6.2 The analysis of S-P propositions as meaning analysis.- 6.3 Dictum de omni and nota notae est nota rei ipsius.- 6.4 The connotation of a term as constitutive for its denotation.- 6.5 The syllogism a petitio principii?.- 6.6 The status of deduction.- 6.7 Abstract propositions.- 6.8 Existential import.- 6.9 Real and verbal propositions.- 6.10 Definitions.- 6.11 Resistance to the logic of identity.- 7 / Meaning.- 7.1 Some interpretations of Mill's theory of meaning.- 7.2 Meaning and the distinction between connotative and non-connotative terms.- 7.3 Meaning and ideas.- 7.4 Proper names.- 7.5 Philosophical language.- 8 / Semantics and Metaphysics.- 8.1 "Common sense" ontology.- 8.2 Relativity of knowledge.- 8.3 Ontology.- 8.4 Resemblance: epistemological aspects of the problem of universals.- 8.5 Logic and metaphysics.- 9 / Appraisal.- 9.1 Connotative terms and the deformation of the ontological square.- 9.2 The legacy of the past: terms.- 9.3 Signs of a new logical paradigm: propositions.- 9.4 Names, propositions, and facts.- 9.5 Meaning, fixing the reference, and rigid designators.- Appendix 1 / Some biographical notes.- Appendix 2 / Du Trieu's doctrine of supposition.- Appendix 3 / Predication and supposition.- List of symbols and abbreviations of technical terms.- Notes.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects.

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書名 The semantics of John Stuart Mill
著作者等 Jong, Willem Remmelt de
Jong W. R.
書名別名 Semantiek van John Stuart Mill
シリーズ名 Synthese historical library
出版元 D. Reidel Pub. Co.
刊行年月 c1982
ページ数 xvii, 248 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 9027714088
NCID BA03500105
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言語 英語
原文言語 オランダ語
出版国 オランダ