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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Hawthorne; David Manley
|ISBN:||9780199693672 0199693676 9780198703044 019870304X|
|Description:||vi, 264 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part I: Against acquaintance. Introduction: reference and singular thought ; A defense of liberalism ; Epistemic acquaintance. --
Part II: Beyond acquaintance. From the specific to the singular ; What 'the'? ; Whither reference?
|Responsibility:||John Hawthorne and David Manley.|
All in all, The Reference Book is one of the most important contributions to the philosophy of language of the past few years. Acquaintance theorists will have to engage with the criticisms of their