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Philosophy And Linguistics





ISBN 9780367282868
Published June 4, 2019 by Routledge
296 Pages

 
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In the 1960s and 1970s questions about the semantics of natural languages were of central concern to the vast majority of analytic philosophers. The work of Chomsky, Davidson, Grice, Donnellan, Kaplan, Kripke and Putnam was widely read by non-specialists. The three main branches of linguistics that are of special philosophical significance-syntax,

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Philosophy, Syntax, and Semantics -- Perceptual Reports Revisited -- Coloring and Composition -- Philosophy, Semantics, and Pragmatics -- On Communication-Based De Re Thought, Commitments De Dicto, and Word Individuation1 -- Situations and the Structure of Content -- Linguistics and Philosophy of Science -- Moral Competence -- Simplicity and Generative Linguistics1 -- A Case Study in Philosophy and Linguistics: Mixed Quotation -- Semantics for Quotation1 -- Mixed Quotation -- Compositional Quotation (without Parataxis) -- Remarks on the Syntax and Semantics of Mixed Quotation1 -- Replies to the Commentaries

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Biography

Kumiko Murasugi and Robert Stainton