Philosophy: Philosophy of Language

  • Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Language

    A Contemporary Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By William G Lycan

    Now in its Third 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-12 
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    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • Language, Thought and Falsehood in Ancient Greek Philosophy book cover

    Language, Thought and Falsehood in Ancient Greek Philosophy

    By Nicholas Denyer

    This book, originally published in 1991, sets forth the assumptions about thought and language that made falsehood seem so problematic to Plato and his contemporaries, and expounds the solution that Plato finally reached in the Sophist. Free from untranslated Greek, the book is accessible to all…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Logics and Languages book cover

    Logics and Languages

    By Max Cresswell

    Originally published in 1973, this book shows that methods developed for the semantics of systems of formal logic can be successfully applied to problems about the semantics of natural languages; and, moreover, that such methods can take account of features of natural language which have often been…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Language, Mind and Value: Philosophical Essays book cover

    Language, Mind and Value

    Philosophical Essays

    By J N Findlay

    Philosophical themes as diverse as language, value, mind and God are among the topics discussed in this book, originally published in 1963. Considerably influential, there are contributions on Time, Camrbidge Philosophy, Doedelian Sentences, Morality by Convention and the Non-Existence of God. They…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Philosophical Rhetoric: The Function of Indirection in Philosophical Writing book cover

    Philosophical Rhetoric

    The Function of Indirection in Philosophical Writing

    By Jeff Mason

    This book, originally published in 1989 discusses an issue central to all philosophical argument – the relation between persuasion and truth. The techniques of persuasion are indirect and not always fully transparent. Whether philosophers and theoreticians are for or against the use of rhetoric,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Clarity Is Not Enough: Essays in Criticism of Linguistic Philosophy book cover

    Clarity Is Not Enough

    Essays in Criticism of Linguistic Philosophy

    Edited by Hywel Lewis

    This book, originally published in 1963 provides a sample of the criticisms of philosophers on the course of linguistic philosophy. A chronological ordr is followed, with work ranging from that of traditionalist thinkers to second thoughts about linguistic philosophy on the part of writers who have…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Reference, Truth and Reality: Essays on the Philosophy of Language book cover

    Reference, Truth and Reality

    Essays on the Philosophy of Language

    By Mark Platts

    The papers in this collection discuss the central questions about the connections between language, reality and human understanding. The complex relations between accounts of meaning and facts about ordinary speakers’ understanding of their language are examined so as to illuminate the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Thinking and Language book cover

    Thinking and Language

    By Judith Greene

    Originally published in 1875, this book discusses thinking and language and traces the development of different pscyological approaches, assessing their theoretical significance and the experimental evidence behind them. It ends by drawing together the various lines of argument to arrive at some…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Thought and Language book cover

    Thought and Language

    By J. M. Moravcsik

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Necessity and Language book cover

    Necessity and Language

    By Morris Lazerowitz, Alice Ambrose

    The problem of necessity remains one of the central issues in modern philosophy. The authors of this volume, originally published in 1985, developed a new approach to the problem, which focusses on the logical grammar of necessary propositions. This volume gathers their seminal essays on the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • The Linguistic Construction of Reality book cover

    The Linguistic Construction of Reality

    By Gerald W. Grace

    This book, originally published in 1987, considers how the science of linguistics creates its own objects of study. It argues that language is the one essential tool in the ‘social construction of reality’ – the way in which our environment as we perceive and respond to it is actually created by…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Law's Hermeneutics: Other Investigations book cover

    Law's Hermeneutics

    Other Investigations

    Edited by Simone Glanert, Fabien Girard

    Bringing together leading academics hailing from different cultural and scholarly horizons, this book revisits legal hermeneutics by making particular reference to philosophy, sociology and linguistics. On the assumption that theory has much to teach law, that theory motivates and enables, the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 
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