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Philosophy of language

Author: Scott Soames
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Series: Princeton foundations of contemporary philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the author's vision of philosophy of language. Explaining the progress philosophers have made toward creating a theoretical framework for the study of language, this book investigates  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Soames
ISBN: 9780691138664 0691138664
OCLC Number: 587248990
Description: viii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The logical study of language --
Truth, interpretation, and meaning --
Meaning, modality, and possible worlds semantics --
Rigid designation, direct reference, and indexicality --
The metaphysics of meaning : propositions and possible worlds --
Apriority, aposteriority, and actuality --
The limits of meaning.
Series Title: Princeton foundations of contemporary philosophy.
Responsibility: Scott Soames.

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"[Philosophy of Language] covers an impressive number of controversies in philosophy of language. And it does that in a nontechnical way that is likely to prove attractive to many instructors in the Read more...

 
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