Two-Dimensional Semantics

Two-Dimensional Semantics

by Manuel Garcia-Carpintero, Josep Macia
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199272026

ISBN-13: 9780199272020

Pub. Date: 06/08/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Two-dimensional semantics is a framework that helps us better understand some of the most fundamental issues in philosophy: those having to do with the relationship between the meaning of words, the way the world is, and our knowledge of the meaning of words. This selection of new essays by some of the world's leading authorities in this field sheds fresh light

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Two-dimensional semantics is a framework that helps us better understand some of the most fundamental issues in philosophy: those having to do with the relationship between the meaning of words, the way the world is, and our knowledge of the meaning of words. This selection of new essays by some of the world's leading authorities in this field sheds fresh light both on foundational issues regarding two-dimensional semantics and on its specific applications.

Contributors:
Richard Breheny, Alex Byrne, David Chalmers, Martin Davies, Gareth Evans, Manuel Garcia-Carpintero, Josep Macià, Martine Nida-Rumelin, Christopher Peacocke, James Pryor, Francois Recanati, Scott Soames, Cara Spencer, Robert Stalnaker, Kai-Yee Wong, Stephen Yablo

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199272020
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/08/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Manuel Garcia-Carpintero & Josep Macià
2. Anaphoric reference and context sets, Richard Breheny
3. Bad intensions, Alex Byrne and James Pryor
4. The foundations of two-dimensional semantics, David Chalmers
5. Reference, contingency, and the two-dimensional framework, Martin Davies
6. Letter to Martin Davies, Gareth Evans
7. Two-dimensionalism: a neo-Fregean interpretation, Manuel Garcia-Carpintero
8. Phenomenal belief and phenomenal concepts, Martine Nida-Rumelin
9. Moral rationalism, Christopher Peacocke
10. Indexical concepts, Francois Recanati
11. Keeping track of objects in conversation, Cara Spencer
12. Kripke, the necessary aposteriori, and the two-dimensionalist heresy, Scott Soames
13. Assertion revisited: on the interpretation of two-dimensional modal semantics, Robert Stalnaker
14. Two-dimenisonalisma and Kripkean A Posteriori Necessity, Kai-Yee Wong
15. Illusions of possibility, Stephen Yablo

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