Ontological Relativity and Other Essays by W. V. Quine
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Ontological Relativity and Other Essays

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Ontological Relativity and Other Essays by W. V. Quine

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Traditionally, stability in Asia has relied on America's bilateral alliances with Japan, Australia, and the Republic of Korea. Yet in recent years, emergent and more active multilateral forums& mdash;such as the Six-Party Talks on North Korea and the East Asia Summit& mdash;have taken precedence, engendering both cooperation and competition while reflecting the local concerns of the region.Some are concerned that this process is moving toward less-inclusive, bloc-based "talking shops" and that the future direction and success of these arrangements, along with their implications for global and regional security and prosperity, remain unclear. The fifteen contributors to this volume, all leading scholars in the field, provide national perspectives on regional institutional architecture and their functional challenges. They illuminate areas of cooperation that will move the region toward substantive collaboration, convergence of norms, and strengthened domestic institutions. They also highlight the degree to which institution building in Asia& mdash;a region composed of liberal democracies, authoritarian regimes, and anachronistic dictatorships& mdash;has become an arena for competition among major powers and conflicting norms, and assess the future shape of Asian security architecture., reviewing a previous edition or volume

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231083577
ISBN-10: 0231083572
Format: Paperback
(158mm x 127mm x 12mm)
Pages: 165
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1977
Country of Publication: United States

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Confessions of a Confirmed Extensionalist and Other Essays by W. V. Quine Confessions of a Confirmed Extensionalist and Other Essays, Hardback (October 2008)

Collects the main essays from this last, productive period of the author's career. This title also includes some notable earlier essays which contain discussions and are quite often referred to by other philosophers. It offers a defined picture of one of the twentieth century's greatest thinkers working at the height of his powers.

Quine in Dialogue by W. V. Quine Quine in Dialogue, Hardback (October 2008)

Over the course of his life, W V Quine, one of the 20th century's great philosophers, engaged and inspired, interviewed and critiqued countless scholars, critics, and students. This title presents number of interviews Quine gave about his perspectives on 20th-century logic, science and philosophy, the ideas of others, and philosophy generally.

Quintessence by W. V. Quine Quintessence, Paperback (May 2008)

Influenced by Russell and especially by Carnap, Willard Van Orman Quine (1908-2000) emerged as an important proponent of analytic philosophy during the second half of the century. His work includes "Word and Object" and "Two Dogmas of Empiricism". This volume collects Quine's essays and offers readers an introduction to his general philosophy.

From Stimulus to Science by W. V. Quine From Stimulus to Science, Paperback (February 1998)

This text encapsulates the whole of the author's philosophical enterprise, including his thinking on the components of his epistemological stance - especially the value of logic and mathematics.

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Author Biography - W. V. Quine

Michael J. Green is the Japan Chair and senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and an associate professor of international relations at Georgetown University. He has served as special assistant to the president for national security affairs and senior director for Asian affairs at the National Security Council. His publications include Japan's Reluctant Realism and Arming Japan.Bates Gill is the director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). He previously held the CSIS Freeman Chair in China Studies and was a senior fellow in foreign policy studies and the inaugural director of the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution. His most recent book is Rising Star: China's New Security Diplomacy.

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