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The Varieties of Reference : Clarendon Paperbacks - Gareth Evans

The Varieties of Reference

Clarendon Paperbacks

Paperback Published: 1st September 1991
ISBN: 9780198246862
Number Of Pages: 432

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Gareth Evans, one of the most brilliant philosophers of his generation, died in 1980 at the age of thirty-four. He had been working for many years on a book about reference, but did not complete it before his death. The work was edited for publication by John McDowell, who contributes a Preface.

`A brilliant example of contemporary analysis ... I would enthusiastically recommend this book to anyone interested in problems of reference, logic, epistemology, philosophy of mind, or existence - and that should be every philosopher.'Philosophical Studies

`a powerful, coherent work' Times Literary Supplement

Editor's Prefacep. v
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introdutionp. 1
Historical Preliminariesp. 5
Fregep. 7
Russellp. 42
Recent Workp. 80
Thoughtp. 87
Russell's Principlep. 89
Information, Belief, and Thoughtp. 138
Demonstrative Identificationp. 192
Self-Identificationp. 205
Recognition-Based Identificationp. 267
Languagep. 303
Communication and Informationp. 305
Existential Statementsp. 343
Proper Namesp. 405
Bibliographyp. 407
Indexp. 415
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ISBN: 9780198246862
ISBN-10: 0198246862
Series: Clarendon Paperbacks
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st September 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.9 x 15.3  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.56