Princeton Foundations of Contemporary Philosophy: Philosophy of Language

Editor/Author Soames, Scott
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Princeton University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-691-13866-4
Category: Philosophy
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

An invaluable overview of the philosophy of language by one of its most important practitioners, this book will be essential reading for all serious students of philosophy.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • PART ONE: A Century of Work in the Philosophy of Language
  • CHAPTER ONE The Logical Study of Language
  • CHAPTER TWO Truth, Interpretation, and Meaning
  • CHAPTER THREE Meaning, Modality, and Possible Worlds Semantics
  • CHAPTER FOUR Rigid Designation, Direct Reference, and Indexicality
  • PART TWO: New Directions
  • CHAPTER FIVE The Metaphysics of Meaning: Propositions and Possible Worlds
  • CHAPTER SIX Apriority, Aposteriority, and Actuality
  • CHAPTER SEVEN The Limits of Meaning
  • References