Recarving Content: Hales Final Proposal
Authors: Potter M.; Smiley T.
Source: Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Volume 102, Number 3, April 2002 , pp. 301-304(4)
Bob Hale has explored several ways of giving substance to Freges metaphor that the two sides of Humes Principle are recarvings of the same content. In our (2001) we criticised what was then the latest version. Even as we wrote, however, his proposed notion of content was undergoing radical surgery, its epistemic part being cut out and its logical part transformed. Here we show that his new definition does not work either.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2002-04-01