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Possibility and necessity

by Jean Piaget

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Possibility -- Psychological aspects,
  • Necessity (Philosophy),
  • Reality in children,
  • Cognition in children

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean Piaget ; with E. Ackermann-Valladao ... [et al.] ; translated from the French by Helga Feider.
    ContributionsAckermann-Valladao, E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF723.P67 P5413 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2714129M
    ISBN 100816613702, 0816613729
    LC Control Number86007052

    Such a claim has a "peculiar modal status" alluded to in the book's title: it is "necessary for the possibility of thought, and that possibility in turn leads to the (reflective) recognition of that necessity" (p. 77). On Mosser's interpretation, the one rule that "exemplifies" this kind of necessity is .   There is a problem which all philosophers must face—that of possibility and necessity. “What problem,” you may ask, “I see no problem. Some things are possible, like what color shoes I wore today, and some things are necessary, like 2 plus 2 is four. What more do .

      Philosophers have a conceptual device for thinking about possibility and necessity: possible worlds. We can think of possible worlds as consistent “world-stories,” or maximal descriptions of the different ways that reality could be. Each possible world is an infinite set of propositions that, taken together, could all be true.   “Hegel is traditionally read as a thinker of necessity, rationality and finitude. In his important new book, Nahum Brown reads Hegel as advancing a novel view of possibility and actuality. Brown's widely informed, important study helps us to grasp Hegel's complex conception of possibility.”.

    Since possibility is understood purely conceptually, necessity must be so understood as well. Leibniz also accepted the principle that necessity implies possibility. So, he held that a necessary object is a possible object, the thought of whose non-existence is contradictory.   In The Sickness Unto Death, the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard argued at length about despair, the self, and "sin".He argues that humans have "the task of becoming itself in freedom," and both "possibility and necessity are equally essential to becoming" (XI ).


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Possibility Necessity and Existence: Abbagnano and His Predecessors (Themes In The History Of Philo) Hardcover – J by Nino Langiulli (Author) › Visit Amazon's Nino Langiulli Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 5/5(1). Get this from a library. Possibility, necessity, and existence: Abbagnano and his predecessors. [Nino Langiulli] -- In this systematic historical analysis, Nino Langiulli focuses on a key philosophical issue, possibility, as it is refracted through the thought of the Italian philosopher Nicola Abbagnano.

The. Possibility and Necessity combines theoretical interpretation with detailed summaries of the experiments that Piaget and his colleagues used to test their hypotheses.

Piaget's intent, in Volume 1, is to explore the process whereby possibilities are formed. He chooses to understand "the possible" not as something predetermined by initial Author: Jean Piaget. North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE.

Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Sheridan Libraries. Possibility and Necessity was first published in Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published Possibility and necessity book from the original University of Minnesota Press two-volume work-Jean Piaget's last-was published in France in and and is available now for the first time in English translation.4/5(1).

Possibility and necessity. Kai defines Modality as “a category of linguistic meaning having to do with the expression of possibility and necessity.” Most if not all languages have lexical means for expressing these concepts, e.g.

Possibility and necessity in St. Thomas's sense cannot be understood without Aristotle's doctrine of matter and form (hylemorphism). Possibility (or necessity) in the modern philosophical sense (the Humean sense) is more about whether we can conceive another world in which something can be (or must be).

Regarding how. Modal logic is a type of formal logic primarily developed in the s that extends classical propositional and predicate logic to include operators expressing modality.A modal—a word that expresses a modality—qualifies a statement.

For example, the statement "John is happy" might be qualified by saying that John is usually happy, in which case the term "usually" is functioning as a modal.

The argument of possibility (imkān) and necessity (wujūb) which is sometimes briefly described as the argument of possibility is one of the most solid rational arguments to prove the existence of God. This argument occupies a sublime station among the Muslim philosophers, being mentioned as the way of the philosophers in proving the existence of God.

“This book contains very important developments in Piaget’s theory, as in his treatment of knowledge he concentrated more and more on psychological-procedural processes of equilibration and less on logical-structural models. Possibility and Necessity is an important empirical contribution to clarify equilibration, a concept which is.

Possibility is an antonym of necessity. As nouns the difference between possibility and necessity is that possibility is the quality of being possible while necessity is the quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite. Possibility has been viewed by some as an empty concept, devoid of reality, and by others as reducible to actuality or necessity-concepts which are opposite to it.

Langiulli analyzes and debates Abbagnano's treatment of necessity as secondary to possibility, and he addresses the philosopher's conversation with his predecessors as well as his. Hence, there is no distinction to be drawn between possibility and actuality, in that what an archetypal intellect thinks thereby actually exists; it is, in effect, perfectly active.

For the human understanding, which only thinks and does not intuit (B), there is a clear difference between the possibility of an object and its : Kurt Mosser.

Possibility and Necessity was first published in Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press Piaget was preoccupied, later in Written: Possibility theory is a mathematical theory for dealing with certain types of uncertainty and is an alternative to probability sor Lotfi Zadeh first introduced possibility theory in as an extension of his theory of fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic.

Didier Dubois and Henri Prade further contributed to its development. Earlier in the s, economist G. Shackle proposed the min. Modals of obligation, prohibition & necessity. Unit First Certificate English Course Book 2 Unit 14 2 Permission, Possibility & Probability - Duration: It seems that necessity does not entail possibility in every modal logic.

In order to do so, one may require the axiom (T) which asserts that a necessary sentence is true. My question: Should necessity imply possibility. I think that there is no simple answer to this question (which can be reduced to: Should necessity imply truth?).

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Necessity and Possibility: The Logical Strategy of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason by Kurt Mosser (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Keywords: possibility, actuality, necessity, analytic truths, laws, contingency Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and : David M. Armstrong. Necessity and Possibility: The Metaphysics of Modality. Michael Tooley. Taylor & Francis, - Philosophy - pages.

0 Reviews. First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Preview this book. Necessity & Possibility: The Metaphysics of Modality: Analytical Metaphysics, Volume 5 | Michael Tooley | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. This paper has sought to examine the possibility and necessity of the practice of infant baptism through the Anglican theological method of Scripture, Tradition and reason.

While not explicit, the Scriptural witness strongly implies the practice of infant baptism, and certainly provides more support for the practice than opposition to it. Part 9(B): Possibility, Probability and Necessity.

It is, moreover, evident from what has been said, that it is not the function of the poet to relate what has happened, but what may happen-what is possible according to the law of probability or necessity.

The poet and the historian differ not by writing in verse or in prose.