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Philosophy of Language

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ISBN-10: 1138504580

ISBN-13: 9781138504585

Edition: 3rd 2019

Authors: William G. Lycan

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Now in itsThird Edition,Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces students to the main issues and theories in twentieth-century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic phenomena. Author William G. Lycan structures the book into four general parts. Part I, Reference and Referring, includes topics such as Russell's theory of descriptions (and its objections), Donnellan's distinction, problems of anaphora, the description theory of proper names, Searle's cluster theory, and the causal-historical theory. Part II, Theories of Meaning, surveys the competing theories of linguistic meaning and compares their various advantages and liabilities. Part III,…    
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 9/20/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English