Philosophy: Philosophy of Language

  • Tragedy and Redress in Western Literature: A Philosophical Perspective book cover

    Tragedy and Redress in Western Literature

    A Philosophical Perspective

    By Richard Gaskin

    This book offers a unique interpretation of tragic literature in the Western tradition, deploying the method and style of Analytic philosophy. Richard Gaskin argues that tragic literature seeks to offer moral and linguistic redress (compensation) for suffering. Moral redress involves the balancing…

    Hardback – 2018-05-11 
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    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Wittgenstein and Phenomenology book cover

    Wittgenstein and Phenomenology

    Edited by Oskari Kuusela, Mihai Ometita, Timur Ųcan

    This volume of new essays explores the relationship between the thought of Wittgenstein and the key figures of phenomenology: Husserl, Heidegger, Levinas, Merleau-Ponty and Sartre. It is the first book to provide an overview of how Wittgenstein’s philosophy in its different phases, including his…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
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    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Untranslatability book cover

    Untranslatability

    Edited by Duncan Large, Motoko Akashi, Wanda Józwikowska, Emily Rose

    This volume is the first of its kind to explore the notion of untranslatability from a wide variety of interdisciplinary perspectives and its implications within the broader context of translation studies. Featuring contributions from both leading authorities and emerging scholars in the field, the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulness: A Kantian Perspective book cover

    Peirce's Account of Purposefulness

    A Kantian Perspective

    By Gabriele Gava

    This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce’s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that contrast Peirce’s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Mind, Language and Morality: Essays in Honor of Mark Platts book cover

    Mind, Language and Morality

    Essays in Honor of Mark Platts

    Edited by Gustavo Ortiz-Millán, Juan Antonio Cruz Parcero

    Mark Platts is responsible for the first systematic presentation of truth-conditional semantics and for turning a generation of philosophers on to the Davidsonian program. He is also a pioneer in discussions of moral realism, and has made important contributions to bioethics, the philosophy of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09 
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    Routledge Festschrifts in Philosophy

  • From Rules to Meanings: New Essays on Inferentialism book cover

    From Rules to Meanings

    New Essays on Inferentialism

    Edited by Ondřej Beran, Vojtěch Kolman, Ladislav Koreň

    Inferentialism is a philosophical approach premised on the claim that an item of language (or thought) acquires meaning (or content) in virtue of being embedded in an intricate set of social practices normatively governed by inferential rules. Inferentialism found its paradigmatic formulation in…

    Hardback – 2018-02-06 
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Jacques Derrida (Routledge Revivals): An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography book cover

    Jacques Derrida (Routledge Revivals)

    An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography

    Edited by William Schultz, Lewis L.B. Fried

    First published in 1992, this book represents the first major attempt to compile a bibliography of Derrida’s work and scholarship about his work. It attempts to be comprehensive rather than selective, listing primary and secondary works from the year of Derrida’s Master’s thesis in 1954 up until…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Language book cover

    Philosophy of Language

    3rd Edition

    By Alexander Miller

    Philosophy of Language provides a comprehensive, meticulous survey of twentieth-century and contemporary philosophical theories of meaning. Interweaving the historical development of the subject with a thematic overview of the different approaches to meaning, the book provides students with the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge

  • Gadamer and Hermeneutics: Science, Culture, Literature book cover

    Gadamer and Hermeneutics

    Science, Culture, Literature

    Edited by Hugh J. Silverman

    This title, first published in 1991, opens with an account by Gadamer of his own life and work and their relation to the achievements of hermeneutics. Building upon the key theme of dialogue, Gadamer and Hermeneutics provides a series of essays, either linked Gadamer to other major contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09
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    Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory

  • What is this thing called Philosophy of Language? book cover

    What is this thing called Philosophy of Language?

    2nd Edition

    By Gary Kemp

    Philosophy of language explores some of the most abstract yet most fundamental questions in philosophy. The ideas of some of the subject's great founding figures, such as Gottlob Frege, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell, as well as of more recent figures such as Saul Kripke and Hilary Putnam…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
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    What is this thing called?

  • Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein: Seeing-As and Novelty book cover

    Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Brendan Harrington, Dominic Shaw

    This volume brings together new essays that consider Wittgenstein’s treatment of the phenomenon of aspect perception in relation to the broader idea of conceptual novelty; that is, the acquisition or creation of new concepts, and the application of an acquired understanding in unfamiliar or novel…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Language and Schizophrenia: Perspectives from Psychology and Philosophy book cover

    Language and Schizophrenia

    Perspectives from Psychology and Philosophy

    By Valentina Cardella

    Schizophrenia is one of the most enigmatic mental disorders, and language is one of its most essential and distinctive traits. Language and Schizophrenia provides a complete overview of schizophrenic language, utilising both psychological and philosophical perspectives to explore the unique way…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

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