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Truth and words

Truth and words

Author: Gary Ebbs
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

To clarify and facilitate our inquiries we need a theory of truth predication that applies both to sentences that we ourselves are using and to sentences used by other speakers and at other times.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Ebbs
ISBN: 9780199557936 0199557934 9780199692262 0199692262
OCLC Number: 779922565
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2009.
Description: xiv, 338 pages
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Regimentation ; 2. The Tarski-Quine thesis ; 3. The intersubjectivity constraint ; 4. How to think about words ; 5. Learning from others, interpretation, and charity ; 6. A puzzle about sameness of satisfaction across time ; 7. Sense and partial extension ; 8. The puzzle diagnosed and dissolved ; 9. Applications and consequences
Other Titles: Truth & words
Responsibility: Gary Ebbs.


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[I]t would be hard to imagine a mode of presentation more careful and lucid than Ebbs's... [T]he richness and imaginativeness of his effort will likely prove highly fruitful... His critique of Read more...

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