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Truth and Meaning : Essays in Semantics - Gareth Evans

Truth and Meaning

Essays in Semantics

By: Gareth Evans (Editor), John McDowell (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st October 1999
ISBN: 9780198250074
Number Of Pages: 350

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Truth and Meaning is a classic collection of original essays on fundamental questions in the philosophy of language. It was first published in 1976, and has remained essential reading in this area ever since; this is its first appearance in paperback. The contributors include leading figures in late twentieth-century philosophy, such as Donald Davidson, Saul Kripke, P. F. Strawson, and Michael Dummett. Most of the papers are not available elsewhere.

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Already a classic ... We can therefore only welcome the fact that the collection is now available in an affordable format for students of philosophy and language * Years Work in English Studies *

Introduction J. A. Foster: I: Meaning and Truth Theory Donald Davidson: II: Reply to Foster John McDowell: III: Truth Conditions, Bivalence and Verificationism Michael Dummett: IV: What is a Theory of Meaning? II Brian Loar: V. Two Theories of Meaning Christopher Peacocke: VI: Truth Definitions and Actual Languages P. F. Strawson: VII: On Understanding the Structure of One's Language Gareth Evans: VIII: Semantic Structure and Logical Form Crispin Wright: IX: Language-Mastery and the Sorites Paradox Michael Woods: X. Existence and Tense Barry Taylor: XI: States of Affairs David Wiggins: XII: The De Re Must: A Note on the Logical Form of Essentialist Claims Christopher Peacocke: An Appendix to David Wiggins's Note Saul Kripke: XIII: Is There a Problem about Substitutional Quantification?

ISBN: 9780198250074
ISBN-10: 019825007X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 1st October 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.52