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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 at any place earlier than. Our distinct thank you are as a result first six authors who kindly spoke back to our request and agreed to affix this new enterprise which we're calling 'comparative viewpoint' in ana­ lytical philosophy. within the introductory essay definite salient issues from each one paper were famous in simple terms to teach how 'com­ parative standpoint' may possibly upload to, and be built-in with, mod­ ern philosophical dialogue within the analytic culture. want­ much less to assert, any mistake, attainable mis-attribution or misrepresentation of the perspectives of the unique authors of the papers (appearing within the acknowledged introductory essay) is fullyyt the accountability of the writer of that essay. the writer apologizes if there was such accidental misrepresenta­ tion and insists that the readers may still depend on the orig­ inal papers themselves for his or her personal knowing. For typo­ graphical difficulties it has no longer continually been attainable to exploit the symbols initially utilized by the authors, yet care has been taken to take advantage of the correct alternative 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~klj). laklj) ... iff So Mji+! F Ba! iff Mji+! t= ak But, by construction of ~ j + I B~I . ~k Mji+ 1 F Ba! ak iff M. i + ! 1= Bal ak Mji+! 1= B~I ~k iff M.. i + I F B~I ~k. B~I ~k and So R Mji+! M. i + I 1= Bal ak i iff M.. + I 1= as required. This establishes the inductive step, and therefore proves the theorem. 2 are the principal results of the paper. Let us suppose now that there is a collection of sentences. of Lw which form a logic /I. in the sense that there is a class of models ~Z; in which precisely the members of /I.

LOGICAL CONSTANTS There is what appears at first sight to be a very important difference between what was done in section one and what was done in section two. L W _ In section two~~) depended not merely on but in addition on the relations associated with each propositional operator. The difference has already been shewn to be somewhat illusory because we saw that Skyrms' result could be expressed as involving a special case of a relation R. In section one the definition of how ']\0 induced ~W incorporated the partic- ~ 0 ular meaning that was to be given to L, for all that it did not make specific reference to any R.

It is the same structure that Potter (see below) has called "contents" (and Potter has immediately emphasized that they are "always exhaustively composed of real items"). An awareness-event (as I usually call it) is both a particular and a momentary occurrent. They are much like the word-tokens or utterance-tokens and individuated by the moments of occurrence as well as by the subjects or persons in whom they arise or occur. But from the point of view of conceptual analysis and formulation of logical laws the identity condition of an awareness-event is given solely by its structural content.

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