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Language and reality : the philosophy of language and the principles of symbolism

Author: Wilbur Marshall Urban
Publisher: London : G. Allen & Unwin ; New York : MacMillan, [1939]
Series: Library of philosophy.
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Urban, Wilbur Marshall, 1873-
Language and reality.
London, G. Allen & Unwin, ltd. [1939]
(OCoLC)615626676
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilbur Marshall Urban
OCLC Number: 1152334
Notes: "First published in 1939."
Description: 755, [1] pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Language and reality: the theme of a philosophy of language --
What is language? origin and development; the science of a language --
Language as the bearer of meaning: what it is to understand --
The phenomenology of linguistic meaning: the primary functions of language --
The normative problem of language: linguistic validity --
Intelligible communication: its nature and conditions --
Language and logic: the "logical analysis" of language --
Language and cognition: the metalogical problems of language --
The principles of symbolism: the general theory of symbolism --
The language of poetry and its symbolic form --
Science and symbolism: symbolism as a scientific principle --
Religious symbols and the problem of religious knowledge --
The language of metaphysics: symbolism as a metaphysical principle --
Philosophia perennis: the "natural metaphysic of the mind."
Series Title: Library of philosophy.
Responsibility: by Wilbur Marshall Urban.
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