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By Bimal K. Matilal (auth.), Bimal Krishna Matilal, Jaysankar Lal Shaw (eds.)

We are thankful to the authors who wrote papers specifically for this quantity and kindly gave their permission for printing them jointly. None of those papers seemed anyplace sooner than. Our designated thank you are as a result first six authors who kindly spoke back to our request and agreed to hitch this new enterprise which we're calling 'comparative point of view' in ana­ lytical philosophy. within the introductory essay convinced salient issues from each one paper were famous basically to teach how 'com­ parative point of view' may well upload to, and be built-in with, mod­ ern philosophical dialogue within the analytic culture. desire­ much less to assert, any mistake, attainable mis-attribution or misrepresentation of the perspectives of the unique authors of the papers (appearing within the stated introductory essay) is totally the accountability of the writer of that essay. the writer apologizes if there was such unintended misrepresenta­ tion and insists that the readers should still depend on the orig­ inal papers themselves for his or her personal realizing. For typo­ graphical difficulties it has now not continuously been attainable to exploit the symbols initially utilized by the authors, yet care has been taken to take advantage of the correct replacement for every of them. Bimal ok. Matilal ANALYTICAL PHILOSOPHY IN COMPARATIVE viewpoint: AN advent 1. the purpose of this quantity is to increase the horizon of philosophi­ cal research because it is practiced today.

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I will then link the equivalence proofs with some suggestions Robert Stalnaker has made in connection with the problem of the semantics of propositional attitudes. The paper is self-contained but I suspect that a better appreciation of what is going on will be aided by a careful reading of Skyrms' paper. , [16) will help in the later sections. I would like to thank Steve Boer who drew my attention to the Skyrms article when he was in Wellington in July and August of 1979. 1. SKYRMS' RESULT In this section I will set out Skyrms' result for S5 and prove it in a form which will allow easy generalization to my principal theorems.!

Searle. With useful ingenuity Potter notes certain parallelisms between the speech-act model and the awareness-model of Nyaya. He then proceeds to suggest that as far as epistemology or logic is concerned with something like a speech-act model or an awareness-model it tends to be more natural than the "classical" propositional model. In support of this contention he cites the express uneasiness of certain outstanding exponents of the "classical" propositional model, regarding, for example, the exact notion of a proposition.

An ordinary action over time such as cooking or walking means a conceptually constructed series of such moments during each of which an act-token is locatable in the body. 2 Meaning, Subjectivity and Objectivity Bhattacharya (K) begins with some general problems connected with the notion of meaning. His concern however is to see how they are related to the traditional issues of philosophy. He argues that the relation between word and meaning, symbol and the symbolized, is neither fully objective nor fully subjective but we are required to attribute partial objectivity to such (presumably) collectively admitted and authoritatively handed down conventions.

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