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Author Miller, Alexander, 1965-

Title Philosophy of language / Alexander Miller
Edition 2nd ed
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2007


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 393 pages)
Series Fundamentals of philosophy
Fundamentals of philosophy.
Contents Frege : semantic value and reference -- Frege and Russell : sense and definite descriptions -- Sense and verificationism : logical positivism -- Scepticism about sense (I) : Quine on analyticity and translation -- Scepticism about sense (II) : Kripke's Wittgenstein and the sceptical paradox -- Saving sense : responses to the sceptical paradox -- Sense, intention, and speech acts : Grice's programme -- Sense and truth : Tarski and Davidson -- Sense, world, and metaphysics
Summary This book provides students with the tools necessary to understand contemporary analytical philosophy. The second edition includes new material on: Chomsky, Wittgenstein and Davidson as well as new chapters on the causal theory of reference, possible worlds semantics and€semantic externalism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 376-388) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Meaning (Philosophy)
Language and languages -- Philosophy
Meaning (Philosophy)
Mening (filosofi)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203519615