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Occasion-sensitivity : selected essays

Author: Charles Travis
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles Travis presents a series of essays in which he has developed his distinctive view of the relation of thought to language. He argues that there are varying conditions of correctness which  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Travis
ISBN: 9780199230334 0199230331
OCLC Number: 800036309
Description: vii, 318 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I: OCCASION SENSITIVITY ; 1. On What Is Strictly Speaking True ; 2. Annals of Analysis ; 3. Meaning's Role in Truth ; 4. Pragmatics ; 5. Sublunary Intuitionism ; 6. Insensitive Semantics ; 7. Aristotle's Condition ; PART II: APPLICATIONS ; 8. Are Belief Ascriptions Opaque? ; 9. Vagueness, Observation and Sorites ; 10. Attitudes as States ; 11. On Concepts of Objects ; 12. On Constraints of Generality ; 13. A Sense of Occasion
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