Philosophy: Philosophy of Language

  • On Insignificance: The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age book cover

    On Insignificance

    The Loss of Meaning in the Post-Material Age, 1st Edition

    By Massimo Leone

    Focussing on the anthropological consequences of the disappearing of materiality and sensory embodiment, On Insignificance highlights some of the most perturbing patterns of insignificance that have seeped into our everyday lives. Seeking to explain the semiotic causes of feelings of meaningless,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • A Critical Introduction to the Philosophy of Language: Central Themes from Locke to Wittgenstein book cover

    A Critical Introduction to the Philosophy of Language

    Central Themes from Locke to Wittgenstein, 1st Edition

    By John Fennell

    A Critical Introduction to Philosophy of Language is a historically oriented introduction to the central themes in philosophy of language. Its narrative arc covers Locke’s ‘idea’ theory, Mill’s empiricist account of math and logic, Frege and Russell’s development of modern logic and its subsequent…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Hegel's Philosophical Psychology book cover

    Hegel's Philosophical Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Herrmann-Sinai, Lucia Ziglioli

    Hegel’s Philosophical Psychology draws attention to a largely overlooked piece of Hegel’s philosophy: his substantial and philosophically rich treatment of psychology at the end of the Philosophy of Subjective Spirit, which itself belongs to his main work, the Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Music book cover

    Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Lewis

    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Architecture of Nothingness: An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts book cover

    The Architecture of Nothingness

    An Explanation of the Objective Basis of Beauty in Architecture and the Arts, 1st Edition

    By Frank Lyons

    It is a common enough assumption that good buildings make us feel good just as poor ones can make us feel insecure, depressed or even threatened. We may instantly decide that we ‘like’ one building more than another, in the same way that without thinking we choose one work of art or music over…

    Paperback – 2018-10-15
    Routledge

  • Donald Davidson’s Triangulation Argument: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Donald Davidson’s Triangulation Argument

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Robert H. Myers, Claudine Verheggen

    According to many commentators, Davidson’s earlier work on philosophy of action and truth-theoretic semantics is the basis for his reputation, and his later forays into broader metaphysical and epistemological issues, and eventually into what became known as the triangulation argument, are much…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Wittgenstein on Thought and Will book cover

    Wittgenstein on Thought and Will

    1st Edition

    By Roger Teichmann

    This book examines in detail Ludwig Wittgenstein’s ideas on thought, thinking, will and intention, as those ideas developed over his lifetime. It also puts his ideas into context by a comparison both with preceding thinkers and with subsequent ones. The first chapter gives an account of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

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

    Language, Thought and Falsehood in Ancient Greek Philosophy

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Rethinking Organizational Change: The Role of Dialogue, Dialectic & Polyphony in the Organization book cover

    Rethinking Organizational Change

    The Role of Dialogue, Dialectic & Polyphony in the Organization, 1st Edition

    By Muayyad Jabri

    Rethinking Organizational Change: The Role of Dialogue, Dialectic & Polyphony in the Organization makes an important scholarly contribution to our understanding of dialogue applied to the management of change. Muayyad Jabri offers an involved assessment of the differences between 'dialogue’ and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
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    Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

  • Logics and Languages book cover

    Logics and Languages

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Language, Mind and Value: Philosophical Essays book cover

    Language, Mind and Value

    Philosophical Essays, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Thinking and Language book cover

    Thinking and Language

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

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