Meaning / Edition 1

Meaning / Edition 1

by Mark Richard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631222235

ISBN-13: 9780631222231

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Meaning brings together some of the most significant philosophical work on linguistic representation and understanding, presenting canonical essays on core questions in the philosophy of language.

  • Brings together essential readings which define and advance the literature on linguistic representation and understanding.
  • Examines key topics in

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Meaning brings together some of the most significant philosophical work on linguistic representation and understanding, presenting canonical essays on core questions in the philosophy of language.

  • Brings together essential readings which define and advance the literature on linguistic representation and understanding.
  • Examines key topics in philosophy of language, including analyticity; translational indeterminacy; theories of reference; meaning as use; the nature of linguistic competence; truth and meaning; and relations between semantics and metaphysics.
  • Includes classic articles by key figures such as Frege, Quine, Putnam, Kripke, and Davidson; and recent reactions to this work by philosophers including Mark Wilson, Scott Soames, James Higginbotham, Frank Jackson, Alex Byrne, and Paul Bogohossian.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631222231
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Readings in Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.05(h) x 1.15(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: Conceptions of Meaning (Mark Richard).

1. 'On Sense and Reference' (Gottlob Frege).

2. From Naming and Necessity (Saul Kripke).

3. 'Meaning and Reference' (Hilary Putnam).

4. 'Predicate Meets Property' (Mark Wilson).

5. From Meaning (Paul Horwich).

6. From 'Ontological Relativity' (W. V. O. Quine).

7. From 'The Indeterminancy of Translation and the Inscrutability of Reference' (Scott Soames).

8. 'Individuation, Causal Relations, and Quine' (Jody Azzouni).

9. 'Radical Interpretation' (Donald Davidson).

10. 'Semantics and Semantic Competence' (Scott Soames).

11. 'Truth and Understanding' (James Higginbotham).

12. From 'Indexicals and Demonstratives' (John Perry).

13. Two Dogmas of Empiricism (W.V.O. Quine).

14. Armchair Metaphysics. Mind, Method, & Conditionals (Frank Jackson).

Index.

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