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Philosophy of Language (Foundations of Philosophy)

William P. Alston

Philosophy of Language (Foundations of Philosophy)

by William P. Alston

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Published by Prentice Hall College Div .
Written in English


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Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL7343490M
ISBN 10013663799X
ISBN 109780136637998

Mind and Language – On the Philosophy of Anton Marty. Anton Marty (Schwyz, –Prague, ) contributed significantly to some of the central themes of Austrian philosophy. This collection contributes to assessing the specificity of his theses in relation with other Austrian philosophers.   Now in its third edition, Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces students to the main issues and theories in twenty-first-century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic William G. Lycan structures the book into four general parts. Part I, Reference and Referring, includes topics such as Russell's Theory of Descriptions (and its Pages:

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‎Many beginning students in philosophy of language find themselves grappling with dense and difficult texts not easily understood by someone new to the field. This book offers an introduction to philosophy of language by explaining ten classic, often anthologized, texts. Accessible and thorough, writ. Her study will be of particular interest to readers in philosophy of language and of mind, philosophical logic, epistemology and metaphysics. Comment: This book could be used in a philosophy of logic or a philosophy of language course which had a section on vagueness (either at undergraduate or postgraduate level). The first chapter provides a.


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Lycan structures the book into four general parts. Part I, Reference and Referring, includes topics such as Russell's Theory of Descriptions (and its Cited by: Philosophy of Language introduces the student to the main issues and theories in twentieth-century philosophy of language.

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In Vilém Flusser presented a series of lectures at the Brazilian Institute of Philosophy in São Paulo concerning the philosophy of language. The resulting ten essays would eventually be published in in the annual magazine of the Brazilian Institute of Technology and Aeronautics, and published here for the first time in book form.Publisher Summary.

This chapter reviews the philosophical implications and impetus on linguistics. Linguistics matters to philosophy because the philosophy of language, rightly construed, is just the philosophy of linguistics; linguistics like psychology, mathematics, physics, etc., provides philosophy with a part of its subject matter.Papineaus book introduces all relevant terms, which is what OP wanted.

Especially the Chapter "naming and necessity" should be relevant for philosophy of language and it helps with understanding the books that OP is reading. Since the Philosophy of language makes use of maths and logic (see frege and russell) aswell, i advise to read the whole.