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Companion to Philosophy of Language - 97 edition

Companion to Philosophy of Language (ISBN10: 0631167579; ISBN13: 9780631167570)
ISBN13: 978-0631167570
ISBN10: 0631167579

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0631213260
ISBN10: 0631213260

Summary: Written by an international assembly of leading philosophers, this volume provides a survey of contemporary philosophy of language. As well as providing a synoptic view of the key issues, figures, concepts and debates, each essay makes new and original contributions to ongoing debate. Topics covered include: rule following, modality, realism, indeterminacy of translation, inscrutability of reference, names and rigid destination, Davidson's program, meaning and ver moreification, intention and convention, radical interpretation, tacit knowledge, metaphor, causal theories of semantics, objects and criteria of identity, theories of truth, force and pragmatics, essentialism, demonstratives, reference and necessity, identity, meaning and privacy of language, vagueness and the sorites paradox, holisms, propositional attitudes, analyticity. less

Edition/Copyright: 97
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Year Published: 1997
International: No

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