New Waves in Philosophy of Language - Sawyer, Sarah
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Innovative young philosophers present new research articles on a variety of contemporary issues including relation between language and thought, normativity of language, prospects for a naturalistic account of language, nature of linguistic understanding, semantics of proper names and expressive terms, a contemporary construal of analytic truth…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Innovative young philosophers present new research articles on a variety of contemporary issues including relation between language and thought, normativity of language, prospects for a naturalistic account of language, nature of linguistic understanding, semantics of proper names and expressive terms, a contemporary construal of analytic truth
  • Produktdetails
  • New Waves in Philosophy
  • Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2010
  • Seitenzahl: 286
  • Erscheinungstermin: Januar 2010
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 213mm x 137mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 370g
  • ISBN-13: 9780230224377
  • ISBN-10: 0230224377
  • Artikelnr.: 27376957
Autorenporträt
JONAS ÅKERMAN PhD student in Theoretical Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University, Sweden BRAD ARMOUR-GARB Associate Professor of Philosophy, University at Albany-SUNY, USA, and a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, UK EMMA BORG Professor of Philosophy at University of Reading, UK JOHN COLLINS Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of East Anglia,UK KEVAN EDWARDS Assistant Professor at Syracuse University, USA PATRICK GREENOUGH Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of St. Andrews, UK and an Associate Fellow of Arché ANANDI HATTIANGADI Lecturer in Philosophy at Oxford University and Fellow of St Hilda's College, UK MAX KÖLBEL ICREA Research Professor, Department of Logic, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Barcelona, Spain GUY LONGWORTH Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Warwick, UK STEFANO PREDELLI Professor of Philosophy, University of Nottingham, UK GILLIAN RUSSELL Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Washington University in St Louis, USA JEFF SPEAKS Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, USA JAMES A. WOODBRIDGE Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
Inhaltsangabe
Series Preface - Notes on the Contributors - Introduction; 'S.Sawyer' - Vagueness and Non-Indexical Contextualism; 'J.Åkerman'&'P.Greenough' - Semantics and the Place of Psychological Evidence; 'E.Borg' - Naturalism in the Philosophy of Language; or Why There is No Such Thing as Language; 'J.Collins - 'Referring When Push-Comes-to-Shove; 'K.Edwards' - Semantic Normativity in Context; 'A.Hattiangadi' - Literal Force: A Defence of Conventional Assertion; 'M.Kölbel' - A Plea for Understanding; 'G.Longworth - 'From the Expressive to the Derogatory: On the Semantic Role for Non-Truth-Conditional Meaning; 'S.Predelli' - Analyticity in Externalist Languages; 'G.Russell - 'The Modified Predicate Theory of Proper Names; 'S.Sawyer - 'Introduction, Transmission, and the Foundations of Meaning; 'J.Speaks - 'Linguistic Puzzles and Semantic Pretence; 'J.A.Woodbridge &''B.Armour-Garb' - Index -
Rezensionen
'This is a very useful collection of papers by a first rate group of young philosophers of language'. - Alex Miller, University of Birmingham, UK