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Presence and Absence : A Philosophical Investigation of Language and Being

Author: Robert Sokolowski
Publisher: Washington, DC : The Catholic University of America Press, 2017.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Sokolowski
ISBN: 9780813230085 081323008X
OCLC Number: 1008771597
Description: xiii, 188 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Five ways of naming things --
Nouns, verbs, and contexts --
How names are given --
A sequence of indications --
The origins of syntax --
Complications of syntax in four directions, the proposition --
Words and sentences are achievements --
The proposition as achievement --
The proposition as a rule for sentences --
The sentence as a signal for propositional achievement --
Four series of refinements --
Recognizing essentials --
Philosophy: analysis of the kinds of presentation --
First philosophy: analysis of being as being --
Thinking beyond philosophy.
Responsibility: Robert Sokolowski.

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