Buy New
  • List Price: $45.00
  • Save: $2.43 (5%)
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by
Gift-wrap available.
Add to Cart
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Assertion and Conditionals (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy) Paperback – August 28, 2008

ISBN-13: 978-0521071291 ISBN-10: 0521071291 Edition: Reissue

Buy New
Price: $42.57
15 New from $41.78 8 Used from $48.38
Amazon Price New from Used from
"Please retry"
$41.78 $48.38


Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed


Product Details

Editorial Reviews

Book Description

This book develops in detail the simple idea that assertion is the expression of belief. In it the author puts forward a version of 'probabilistic semantics' which acknowledges that we are not perfectly rational, and which offers a significant advance in generality on theories of meaning couched in terms of truth conditions.

More About the Author

Kwame Anthony Appiah, the president of the PEN American Center, is the author of The Ethics of Identity, Thinking It Through: An Introduction to Contemporary Philosophy, The Honor Code and the prize-winning Cosmopolitanism. Raised in Ghana and educated in England, he has taught philosophy on three continents and is currently a professor at Princeton University. He maintains a website at

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers