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Thought and Language

1st Edition

By J. M. Moravcsik

Routledge

294 pages

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Originally published in 1990, this book centres on a certain way of surveying a variety of theories of language, and on outlining a new proposal of meaning within the framework set by the survey. One of the key features of both survey and proposal is the insistence on the need to locate theories of language within a large framework that includes questions about the nature of thought and about general ontological questions as well. The book deals in an interconnected way with both very general and specific issues. At one end of this spectrum there are discussions of the contrast between realist and nominalist ontologies, while at the other are analyses of specific lexical items of English.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Problems 1. Ontology 2. Thought 3. Language Part 2: Proposals 4. Ontology 5. Thought 6. Language

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General
PHI038000
PHILOSOPHY / Language