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Philosophy of language : a contemporary introduction

Author: William G Lycan
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: Routledge contemporary introductions to philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book introduces the student to the main issues and theories in 20th century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic phenomena.

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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)791579897
(NO-TrBIB)061514837
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William G Lycan
ISBN: 0415171156 9780415171151 0415171164 9780415171168
OCLC Number: 41185171
Description: xiv, 243 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction: meaning and reference --
pt. I. Reference and Referring. Ch. 2. Definite descriptions. Ch. 3. Proper names: the Description Theory. Ch. 4. Proper names: Direct Reference and the Causal --
Historical Theory --
pt. II. Theories of Meaning. Ch. 5. Traditional theories of meaning. Ch. 6. "Use" theories. Ch. 7. Psychological theories: Grice's program. Ch. 8. Verificationism. Ch. 9. Truth-Condition Theories: Davidson's program. Ch. 10. Truth-Condition Theories: possible worlds and intensional semantics --
pt. III. Pragmatics and Speech Acts. Ch. 11. Semantic pragmatics. Ch. 12. Speech acts and illocutionary force. Ch. 13. Implicative relations --
pt. IV. The Dark Side. Ch. 14. Metaphor.
Series Title: Routledge contemporary introductions to philosophy.
Responsibility: William G. Lycan.
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