Logical Properties: Identity, Existence, Predication, Necessity, Truth

By Colin McGinn

14 ratings - 4.07* vote

Identity, existence, predication, necessity, and truth are vital concepts at the center of philosophy. Yet Colin McGinn believes that orthodox views of these topics are misguided in important ways. Philosophers and logicians have often distorted the nature of these concepts in an attempt to define them according to preconceived ideas. Logical Properties aims to respect the Identity, existence, predication, necessity, and truth are vital concepts at the center of philosophy. Yet Colin McGinn

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Book details

Paperback, 128 pages
June 5th 2003 by Clarendon Press

(first published November 9th 2000)

Original Title
Logical Properties: Identity, Existence, Predication, Necessity, Truth
ISBN
0199262632 (ISBN13: 9780199262632)
Edition Language
English

Community Reviews

Jacqui

McGinn discusses these topics sans most of the usual jargon. The result is a concise text packed with insights into fundamentals. At the same time, his approach reveals these fundamentals to be more mysterious / interesting than is generally assumed.

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