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Title:
Fate, time, and language : an essay on free will : David Foster Wallace
Author:
Cahn, Steven M.
Publication Information:
New York : Columbia University Press, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
viii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
"Richard Taylor's 'Fatalism' and the semantics of physical modality"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
I: The background -- Introduction / Steven M. Cahn -- Fatalism / Richard Taylor -- Professor Taylor on fatalism / John Turk Saunders -- Fatalism and ability / Richard Taylor -- Fatalism and ability II / Peter Makepeace -- Fatalism and linguistic reform / John Turk Saunders -- Fatalism and Professor Taylor / Bruce Aune -- Taylor's fatal fallacy / Raziel Abelson -- A note on fatalism / Richard Taylor -- Tautology and fatalism / Richard Sharvy -- Fatalistic arguments / Steven Cahn -- Comment / Richard Taylor -- Fatalism and ordinary language / John Turk Saunders -- Fallacies in Taylor's "fatalism" / Charles D. Brown -- 2: The essay -- Renewing the fatalist conversation / Maureen Eckert -- Richard Taylor's "fatalism" and the semantics of physical modality / David Foster Wallace -- 3: Epilogue -- David Foster Wallace as student: a memoir / Jay Garfield.
ISBN:
9780231151566

9780231151573
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Book

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