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Violations of Nature and Conditions of Sense

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Part of the Claremont Studies in the Philosophy of Religion book series (CSPR)

Abstract

Professor Phillips suggested that I might discuss the controversy which has surrounded Peter Winch’s lecture to the British Academy in 1982 entitled ‘Ceasing to Exist’. Stimulating replies to this by Roy Holland and the late Norman Malcolm can be found in the collection of essays dedicated to Winch entitled Value and Understanding, edited by Raimond Gaita. Since then Phillips himself has added to the discussion in his paper ‘Waiting for the Vanishing Shed’ (in Phillips 1993).

Keywords

Truth Condition Truth Function Sense Theory Elementary Proposition British Academy 
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© Timothy Tessin and Mario von der Ruhr 1995

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