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What is this thing called Philosophy of Language?


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Cod: BRT9781138225824

An aparitie: 2017

Autor: Gary Kemp

Categoria: Linguistics

Editie: necartonata

Editura: Taylor & Francis

Format: 175 x 246 x 14 mm

Limba: English

Nr. pagini: 242

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Philosophy of language explores some of the most abstract yet most fundamental questions in philosophy. The ideas of some of the subject's great founding figures, such as Gottlob Frege, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell, as well as of more recent figures such as Saul Kripke and Hilary Putnam, are central to a great many philosophical debates to this day.

In this clear and carefully structured introduction to the subject Gary Kemp explains the following key topics:

the basic nature of philosophy of language, its concepts, and its historical development

Frege's theory of sense and reference; Russell's theory of definite descriptions

Wittgenstein's Tractatus, Ayer, and the Logical Positivists

recent perspectives including Kripke, Kaplan and Putnam; arguments concerning necessity, indexicals, rigid designation and natural kinds

The pragmatics of language, including speech-acts, presupposition and conversational implicature

Davidson's theory of language, the `principle of charity', and the indeterminacy of interpretation

puzzles surrounding the propositional attitudes (sentences which ascribe beliefs to people)

Quine's naturalism and its consequences for philosophy of language.

The challenges presented by the later Wittgenstein

Contemporary directions, including contextualism, fictional objects and the phenomenon of slurs

This second edition has been thoroughly revised to include new key topics and updated material. Chapter summaries, annotated further reading and a glossary make this an indispensable introduction to those teaching philosophy of language and will be particularly useful for students coming to the subject for the first time.

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