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What is this thing called philosophy of language?

Author: Gary Kemp
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Kemp
ISBN: 9780415517836 0415517834 9780415517843 0415517842 9780203068946 0203068947
OCLC Number: 778425270
Description: xxx, 191 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Naive semantics and the language of logic --
1. Naive Theory: Singular Terms And Reference --
2. Truth And Meaning For Atomic Sentences --
3. Logical Syntax And Logical Operators --
Historical Notes --
Chapter Summary --
Study Questions --
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Notes --
2. Fregean Semantics --
1. Two Problems For Naive Semantics --
2. The Sense-Reference Distinction --
3. The Distinction Extended --
4. Compositionality Again; The Reference Of A Sentence --
5. Applying The Theory --
6. Substitutivity And Extensionality --
7. The Analysis Of Propositional Attitudes --
8. The Objectivity Of Sense --
9. Frege's Theory Of The Referents Of Predicates, And The Concept Horse Problem --
Historical Notes --
Chapter Summary --
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Secondary Reading --
Notes --
3. Russellian Semantics --
1. The Task For Russell --
2. The Theory Of Definite Descriptions --
3. Applying The Theory Of Descriptions --
4. Names As Disguised Definite Descriptions --
5. Knowledge By Acquaintance And Knowledge By Description --
Historical Notes --
Chapter Summary --
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Notes --
4. Kripke And Putnam On Naming, Necessity And Essence --
1. The Descriptivist Paradigm --
2. Necessity, Possibility And Possible Worlds: A Primer --
3. Kripke's Objections To The Description Theory Of Proper Names --
4. Rigid Designation --
5. Fixing The Reference I: Causal Chains --
6. Fixing The Reference II: Descriptions --
7. Natural Kind Terms And Essence --
8. Indexicality --
9. Is Meaning In The Head? --
10. A Warning And A Big Problem --
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Chapter Summary --
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5. Possible Worlds: Semantics, Context And Indexicality --
1. Possible Worlds And Intensionality --
2. Indexicals And Demonstratives --
3. The Actual World As A Context --
4. Two-Dimensionalism: Context Of Utterance Versus Circumstance Of Evaluation --
5. Further Discussion: Rigid Designation Again --
6. The Rigidity Of Indexicals --
7. Indexicality Is Essential --
8. Indexicals And Fregean Sense --
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Chapter Summary --
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6. Pragmatics --
1. Mood And Force Revisited --
2. Speech Act Theory --
3. Implicature --
4. Some Applications Of The Concept Of Implicature --
5. Strawson's And Donnellan's Objections To Russell's Theory Of Descriptions --
6. A Pragmatic Approach To Semantics --
7. Metaphor --
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7. The Propositional Attitudes --
1. Extensionality Revisited --
2. Referential Opacity And Frege On The Attitudes --
3. Further Discussion: Loss Of Semantical Innocence And Multiple Hyper-Intensional Embedding --
4. De Re And De Dicto Necessity --
5. De Re And De Dicto Belief --
6. Ralph's Predicament --
7. Belief Attributions And Explicit Indexicals; Belief De Se --
8. An Implicit Indexical Element? --
9. A Pragmatic Picture --
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Chapter Summary --
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8. Davidson's Philosophy Of Language --
1. Methodology --
2. The General Form Of A Theory Of Meaning --
3. The Exact Form Of A Theory Of Meaning --
4. The Empirical Confirmation Of A Theory Of Meaning: Radical Interpretation --
5. The Principle Of Charity And The Interdependence Of Belief And Meaning --
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9. Quine's Philosophy Of Language --
1. Quine's Naturalism --
2. The Jungle Linguist --
3. Indeterminacy --
4. Meaning And Analytic Truth --
5. The Argument Of `two Dogmas'; The Epistemological Significance Of The Concept Of Meaning --
6. Quine Proposes Replacement, Not Analysis --
7. The Place Of Naturalism --
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10. Wittgenstein's Alternative --
1. Language Games --
2. Family Resemblance, Tools And Cities --
3. To Follow A Rule I --
4. To Follow A Rule II --
5. Private Language --
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Chapter Summary --
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Secondary Reading.
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