Browsing Philosophy Department by Author "Magnus, P.D."
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Epistemology and the Wikipedia
Magnus, P.D. (200608)Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia that is written and edited entirely by visitors to its website. I argue that we are misled when we think of it in the same epistemic category with traditional general encyclopedias. An ... 
Fibs in the Wikipedia
Magnus, P.D. (20080203) 
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Magnus, P.D. (20060124)In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with welldefined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ... 
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Magnus, P.D. (20060710)In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with welldefined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ... 
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Magnus, P.D. (20070113)In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with welldefined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ... 
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Magnus, P.D. (20070331)In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with welldefined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ... 
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Magnus, P.D. (20070512)In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with welldefined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ... 
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Magnus, P.D. (20080109)This is a textbook covering translation, formal semantics, and proof theory for both sentential logic and quantified logic. Each chapter contains practice exercises; solutions to selected exercises appear in an appendix. 
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Magnus, P.D. (20090605)This is a textbook covering translation, formal semantics, and proof theory for both sentential logic and quantified logic. Each chapter contains practice exercises; solutions to selected exercises appear in an appendix. 
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Magnus, P.D. (20100520)This is a textbook covering translation, formal semantics, and proof theory for both sentential logic and quantified logic. Each chapter contains practice exercises; solutions to selected exercises appear in an appendix. 
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Magnus, P.D. (20120106)In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with welldefined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ... 
Regarding scientific significance
Magnus, P.D. (20100917)In Science, Truth, and Democracy, Philip Kitcher introduces significance graphs (structures that illustrate how and which questions are significant) and well ordered science (a norm defined by an imagined process of ideal ... 
Reliability on the Crowded Net: Finding the Truth in a Web of Deceit
Magnus, P.D. (MacHack: the Conference for Leading Edge Developers, 2001)Online, just as offline, there are ways of assessing the credibility of information sources. The Internet, although it arguably makes for nothing wholly new in this regard, complicates the ordinary task of assessing ... 
Underdetermination and the Claims of Science
Magnus, P.D. (200303)The underdetermination of theory by evidence is supposed to be a reason to rethink science. It is not. Many authors claim that underdetermination has momentous consequences for the status of scientific claims, but such ...