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Davidson, Donald 1917-2003

Works: 395 works in 1,114 publications in 9 languages and 32,488 library holdings
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: P106, 401
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Inquiries into truth and interpretation by Donald Davidson( Book )

71 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donald Davidson has prepared a new edition of the 1984 volume, with an additional essay, which set out his influential philosophy of language. The central question which these essays address is what it is for words to mean what they do
Essays on actions and events by Donald Davidson( Book )

60 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Including two new essays, this volume is an updated edition of Davidson's classic Essays on Actions and Events (1980). A superb work on the nature of human action, it features influential discussions of numerous topics. These include the freedom to act; weakness of the will; the logical form of talk about actions, intentions, and causality; the logic of practical reasoning; Hume's theory of the indirect passions; and the nature and limits of decision theory."--Jacket
Truth and predication by Donald Davidson( )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against a whole army of contemporary philosophers, Davidson argues that the concept of truth is not ambiguous." "Anchored in classical philosophy. Truth and Predication nonetheless makes telling use of the work of a great number of modern philosophers from Tarski and Dewey to Quine and Rorty. Representing the very best of Western thought, it reopens the most difficult and pressing of ancient philosophical problems, and reveals them to be very much of our day."--BOOK JACKET
Subjective, intersubjective, objective by Donald Davidson( )

41 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the long awaited third volume of philosophical writings by Donald Davidson, whose influence on philosophy since the 1960s has been deep and broad
The essential Davidson by Donald Davidson( )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume compiles the most celebrated papers of Donald Davidson, one of the 20th century's greatest philosophers. There are essays about our understanding of language, the mind, action, and knowledge, which are thematically organised
Truth, language and history by Donald Davidson( )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing to explore the themes that have occupied him for more than 50 years, Donald Davidson looks at the philosophy of language, epistemology, metaphysics and the philosophy of the mind in order to make interconnections between his own views and some of the major philosophers of the past
Words and objections. Essays on the work of W.V. Quine by Donald Davidson( Book )

39 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semantics of natural language by Donald Davidson( Book )

40 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and Dutch and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems of rationality by Donald Davidson( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donald Davidson's unified theory of the interpretation of thought, meaning, and action holds that rationality is a necessary condition for both mind and interpretation. Davidson here develops this theory to illuminate value judgements and how we understand them
Decision making; an experimental approach by Donald Davidson( Book )

30 editions published between 1957 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in honor of Carl G. Hempel. A tribute on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday by Nicholas Rescher( Book )

20 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and German and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of language by John R Searle( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is meaning? How is linguistic communication possible? What is the nature of language? What is the relationship between language and the world? How do metaphors work? The Philosophy of Language, Sixth Edition, is an excellent introduction to such fundamental questions. Incorporating insights from new coeditor David Sosa, the sixth edition collects forty-eight of the most important articles in the field, making it the most up-to-date and comprehensive volume on the subject. Revised to address changing trends and contemporary developments, the sixth edition features eighteen new articles, including influential work by Kent Bach, Paul Boghossian, M.A.E. Dummett, Delia Graff Fara, Hartry Field, H.P. Grice and P.F. Strawson, Carl G. Hempel, Saul Kripke, Benson Mates, Hilary Putnam, Diana Raffman, Nathan Salmon, Stephen Schiffer, John R. Searle, Roy Sorenson, David Sosa, Dennis Stampe, and Ludwig Wittgenstein. A general introduction and introductions to each section give students background to the issues and explain the connections between them. A bibliography of suggested further reading follows each section. --from
The logic of grammar by Donald Davidson( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato's Philebus by Donald Davidson( Book )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handlung und Ereignis by Donald Davidson( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in German and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Past masters works and correspondence of selected authors( )

in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

InteLex Corporation's PAST MASTERS series encompasses a collection of full text electronic editions in philosophy. The series also includes significant collections in political thought, religious studies, sociology, the history of science, economics, and classics. Original language texts are available in Latin, French, German, Danish and Dutch, aside from English and English translation. Full-text searching may be made within any single volume, across an entire collection, or across all titles
Wozu Wahrheit? : eine Debatte by Donald Davidson( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Mythos des Subjektiven : philosophische Essays by Donald Davidson( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradoxes de l'irrationalité by Donald Davidson( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Davidson 1917-2003

Davidson, Donald

Davidson, Donald H. 1917-2003

Davidson, Donald Herbert 1917-2003

Davidson, Herbert Donald 1917-2003

דאווידזאן, דונלד 1917-2003

דודסון, דונלד 1917-2003

דויסזון, דונלד 1917-2003

דייוידסון, דונלד 1917-2003

デイヴィドソン, D

デイヴィドソン, ドナルド

English (451)

German (51)

French (10)

Japanese (10)

Italian (8)

Spanish (3)

Dutch (3)

Korean (1)

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Essays on actions and eventsTruth and predicationSubjective, intersubjective, objectiveThe essential DavidsonTruth, language and historyWords and objections. Essays on the work of W.V. QuineSemantics of natural languageProblems of rationalityEssays in honor of Carl G. Hempel. A tribute on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday