By Elaine Walker
From Pegasus to Black good looks, horses have held a different position in human society and mind's eye. Elaine Walker tackles the lengthy and multifaceted historical past of a creature valued for either attractiveness and usefulness.
Spanning the realm from the wild steppes of Mongolia to the yankee plains, Horse chronicles the wealthy and intricate traditional historical past of the animal, from wild feral horses to the domesticated species that when performed a valuable function in everyday life as a way of transportation, an device of warfare, and a resource of labour. Elaine Walker charts how the long-standing connection among humans and horses is mirrored in cultures world wide and the consequences for either human and animal of such shut interplay. She additionally lines the centrality of the pony in artwork, leisure and literature, from the wealthy worldwide traditions of horse-racing and equestrianism to literary classics corresponding to Follyfoot. finally, Walker contends, the continued function of the pony within the glossy international finds telling alterations in human society.
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By the same token, there is no more to the "conceptual scheme" - the framework we lay down - than what we have put into it. Of course there may be complications: a set of axioms or a concept long used may tum up paradoxes, or tum out to be incomplete. These are unforeseen costs - which we are likely to incur with any kind of tool when we push it beyond the application it was originally designed for. But we are free then to decide whether to continue using that tool, or to patch it, or to replace it.
S 6 Especially Richard Creath, Michael Friedman, Warren Goldfarb, and Thomas Ricketts. There are, of course, philosophers of the post-Vienna-Circle generation on whom Camap's pluralism was not lost; see for instance Jeffrey (1994) and Stein (1992). 7 "The aim of this book is to supply the essential tool for practising the logic of science, in the form of an exact syntactic method ... earlier attempts to cast off the ship of logic from the rigid mooring of the classical forms were certainly bold, in a historical sense.
Finally, it will be seen that, once that viewpoint is sufficiently clear, all three of the above questions - insofar as they still seem relevant - have obvious (negative) answers. ), Truth and its Nature (if any), 15-35. © 1999 Kluwer Academic Publishers. CARUS I. OUTLINE OF THE SYNTAX DOCTRINE In about 1932 Carnap broke with a basic tenet of the philosophical framework he had inherited from Frege, Russell, and the early Wittgenstein - a tenet he had himself endorsed in Der logische Aufbau der Welt, Scheinprobleme in der Philosophie, and various articles culminating in the famous "Die physikalische Sprache als Universalsprache der Wissenschaft" (later published as a booklet in English entitled Unity of Science).