Carnapian Ontology and Why It Works by SILVIU VELICA

Download PDF Abstract. I argue that, in order to have a proper understanding of Carnap’s views on ontology in his ‘Empiricism, Semantics, and Ontology’, one must take into account an assumption explicitly formulated elsewhere regarding what should be taken as ‘real’. Approached in this manner, his views are a lot more powerful than may seem…

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