Translation Determined

Translation Determined

by Robert Kirk
     
 

This is the first full-length critique of Quine's celebrated doctrine of the indeterminacy of translation. Kirk clarifies the central indeterminacy thesis doctrine—whose influence extends beyond the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind, and presents a new argument against the indeterminacy doctrine, showing that the falsity of this doctrine leaves

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This is the first full-length critique of Quine's celebrated doctrine of the indeterminacy of translation. Kirk clarifies the central indeterminacy thesis doctrine—whose influence extends beyond the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind, and presents a new argument against the indeterminacy doctrine, showing that the falsity of this doctrine leaves the other main tenets of Quine's philosophy of language intact.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198249214
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/24/1986
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.63(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.86(d)

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