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Propositional content

Author: Peter Hanks
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Context and content.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Peter Hanks defends a new theory about the nature of propositional content, according to which the basic bearers of representational properties are particular mental or spoken actions. He explains the unity of propositions and provides new solutions to a long list of puzzles and problems in philosophy of language.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Bertrand Russell; Gottlob Frege; Ludwig Wittgenstein; Gottlob Frege; Bertrand Russell; Ludwig Wittgenstein
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hanks
ISBN: 9780191507809 0191507806 9780191765179 0191765171
OCLC Number: 907924112
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Three pictures of content --
The problem of the unity of the proposition --
Predication and unity --
Cancellation and the content-force distinction --
Proper names and types of reference acts --
Empty names --
Propositional attitude reports --
First-person propositions --
Asking and ordering.
Series Title: Context and content.
Responsibility: Peter Hanks.

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