On Sense and Direct Reference Readings in the Philosophy of Language

ISBN-10: 0073535613
ISBN-13: 9780073535616
Edition: 2008
Authors: Matthew Davidson
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Book details

List price: $115.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 1/11/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1104
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.366
Language: English

Preface
Foreword
Introduction
Sense and Direct Reference
The Background
Sense and Reference
Of Names (excerpt)
On Denoting
Selection from the Frege-Russell Correspondence
Introduction to Mathematical Logic (excerpt)
The Attack on Frege
Identity and Necessity
Proper Names and Identifying Descriptions
Designation (excerpt)
The Meaning of "Meaning"
Taking the Fregean Seriously
A Millian Heir Rejects the Wages of Sinn
The Development of the New Theory
Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice
On Proper Names in Belief Ascriptions
Frege's Puzzle
Substitutivity
The Prince and the Phone Booth: Reporting Puzzling Beliefs
Attitudes in Context
The Response to the New Theory of Reference
Belief Ascription
Why Semantic Innocence?
Note on an Attempted Refutation of Frege
Against Direct Reference
Why Water Isn't H[subscript 2]O, Much Less Isn't Necessarily H[subscript 2]O?
The Semantics of Singular Terms
Brian Loar on Singular Terms
Names and Descriptions: A Reply to Michael Devitt
The Causal Theory of Names
On Existentialism
Transworld Identity, Singular Propositions, and Picture-Thinking
The Rebirth of Fregeanism
The Indispensability of Sinn
The Boethian Compromise
On Sense and Intension
Replies to the Rebirth of Fregeanism
Rigid Designation and Its Lessons for the Semantic Contents of Proper Names
Ambitious Two-Dimensionalism
Indexicals
Demonstratives: An Essay on the Semantics, Logic, Metaphysics, and Epistemology of Demonstratives and Other Indexicals
Afterthoughts
Frege on Demonstratives
Demonstrating and Necessity
Empty Terms
Nonexistence
Empty Names
The Contingent a Priori and Necessary a Posteriori
Reference and Contingency
How to Measure the Standard Metre
The Necessary Aposteriori
Puzzles
A Puzzle about Belief
Illogical Belief
Substitution and Simple Sentences
How Much Substitutivity?
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