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Donald Davidson's truth-theoretic semantics

Author: Ernest LePore; Kirk Ludwig
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The work of Donald Davidson transformed the study of meaning. The authors present a study of Davidson's program of truth-theoretic semantics for natural languages, giving an exposition and critical examination of its foundations and applications.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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LePore, Ernest, 1950-
Donald Davidson's truth-theoretic semantics.
Oxford : Clarendon, 2007
(DLC) 2007295953
(OCoLC)71541593
Named Person: Donald Davidson; Donald Davidson; Donald Davidson; Donald Davidson, Schriftsteller.; Donald Davidson, Philosoph.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest LePore; Kirk Ludwig
ISBN: 9781429471084 1429471085 9780191537493 0191537497 9780199290932 0199290938 9780191710445 019171044X
OCLC Number: 140020837
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 346 pages)
Contents: Truth-theoretic semantics: basic framework --
Quantifiers --
Implementation of the extension of the truth theory to quantifiers --
Proper names, indexicals, and simple demonstratives --
Complex demonstratives --
The semantics of quotation --
Adjectives and adverbs --
The simple tenses of state and event verbs --
Temporal adverbials and quantifiers --
Tense in sentential complements and the perfect tenses --
Opaque contexts: indirect discourse and attitude sentences --
Non-declarative sentences --
Semantic structure and logical form --
Truth and correspondence.
Responsibility: Ernest Lepore, Kirk Ludwig.

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The work of Donald Davidson (1917-2003) transformed the study of meaning. Ernie Lepore and Kirk Ludwig, two of the world's leading authorities on Davidson's work, present the definitive study of his  Read more...

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an outstanding book on Davidson's achievement in philosophical semantics...a model of excellent scholarship both for students and scholars... * Journal of Pragmatics *

 
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