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Pragmatics, Truth, and Language

Author: R M Martin
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1979.
Series: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, 38.
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Richard Martin's thoroughly philosophical as well as thoroughly tech nical investigations deserve continued and appreciative study. His sympathy and good cheer do not obscure his rigorous standard, nor do his contemporary sophistication and intellectual independence obscure his critical congeniality toward classical and medieval philosophers. So he deals with old and new; his papers, in his neat self-descriptions,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R M Martin
ISBN: 9789400994577 9400994575
OCLC Number: 851381670
Description: 1 online resource (325 pages).
Contents: I. Truth and Its Illicit Surrogates --
II. Some Reminders concerning Truth, Satisfaction, and Reference --
III. On Disquotation and Intensionality --
IV. On Truth, Belief, and Modes of Description --
V. The Pragmatics of Self-Reference --
VI. On Suppositio and Denotation --
VII. Of Time and the Null Individual --
VIII. Existence and Logical Form --
IX. Tense, Aspect, and Modality --
X. Of 'Of' --
XI. Events and Actions: Brand and Kim --
XII. Why I Am Not a Montague Grammarian --
XIII. The Truth about Kripke's 'Truth' --
XIV. On Possibilia and Essentiality: Ruth Marcus --
XV. On the Language of Causal Talk: Scriven and Suppes --
XVI. A Reading of Frege on Sense and Designation --
XVII. 'And' --
XVIII. Some Protolinguistic Transformations --
XIX. Some Hi?ian Heresies --
XX. Mathematical Nominalism --
XXI. Of Logic, Learning, and Language --
Index of Names --
Index of Subjects.
Series Title: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, 38.
Responsibility: by R.M. Martin.

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