Written by an international assembly of leading philosophers, this
volume provides a benchmark survey of contemporary, philosophy of
language. as well as providing a synoptic view of the key issues,
figures, concepts and debates, each essay makes new and original
contributions to the on-going debate. Topics covered include rule
following, modality, realism, indeterminacy of translation,
inscrutability of reference, names and rigid designation,
Davidson's program, meaning and verification, intention and
convention, radical interpretation, tacit knowledge, metaphor,
causal theories of semantics, objects and criteria of identity,
theories of truth, force and pragmatics, essentialism,
demonstratives, reference and necessity, identity, meaning and
privacy of language, vagueness and the sorites paradox, holisms,
propositional attitudes, analyticity.
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||Blackwell Companions to Philosophy
• Robert Hale
||244 x 172mm (L x W)
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