Philosophy: Philosophy of Language

  • The Pittsburgh School of Philosophy: Sellars, McDowell, Brandom book cover

    The Pittsburgh School of Philosophy

    Sellars, McDowell, Brandom, 1st Edition

    By Chauncey Maher

    In this volume, Maher contextualizes the work of a group of contemporary analytic philosophers—The Pittsburgh School—whose work is characterized by an interest in the history of philosophy and a commitment to normative functionalism, or the insight that to identify something as a manifestation of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Language book cover

    Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gillian Russell, Delia Graff Fara

    Philosophy of language is the branch of philosophy that examines the nature of meaning, the relationship of language to reality, and the ways in which we use, learn, and understand language. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Language provides a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the…

    Paperback – 2014-06-25
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    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Wittgenstein's Enduring Arguments book cover

    Wittgenstein's Enduring Arguments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Edoardo Zamuner, D. K. Levy

    Fifty years after Wittgenstein's death, his philosophy and the arguments it embodied remain vital and applicable. Wittgenstein's Enduring Arguments illustrates the use of Wittgenstein's thought for continuing philosophical debates, old and new. Featuring essays by leading international philosophers…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge

  • Departing from Frege: Essays in the Philosophy of Language book cover

    Departing from Frege

    Essays in the Philosophy of Language, 1st Edition

    By Mark Sainsbury

    Frege is now regarded as one of the world's greatest philosophers, and the founder of modern logic. Mark Sainsbury argues that we must depart considerably from Frege's views if we are to work towards an adequate conception of natural language. This is an outstanding contribution to philosophy of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-03
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    International Library of Philosophy

  • Donald Davidson: Life and Words book cover

    Donald Davidson: Life and Words

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Baghramian

    Donald Davidson (1917-2003) was one of the most prominent philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century. His thinking about language, mind, and epistemology has shaped the views of several generations of philosophers. This book brings together articles by a host of prominent philosophers…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

  • Vico's New Science of Ancient Signs: A Study of Sematology book cover

    Vico's New Science of Ancient Signs

    A Study of Sematology, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Trabant

    Jürgen Trabant reads the profound insights into human semiosis contained in Vico's 'sematology' as both a spirited rejection of Cartesian philosophy and an early critique of enlightened logocentricism. Sean Ward's translation makes this work available to an English-reading audience for the first…

    Paperback – 2013-10-25
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    Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

  • Philosophical Methodology: The Armchair or the Laboratory? book cover

    Philosophical Methodology: The Armchair or the Laboratory?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew C. Haug

    What methodology should philosophers follow? Should they rely on methods that can be conducted from the armchair? Or should they leave the armchair and turn to the methods of the natural sciences, such as experiments in the laboratory? Or is this opposition itself a false one? Arguments about…

    Paperback – 2013-07-18
    Routledge

  • Justice and the Ethics of Legal Interpretation book cover

    Justice and the Ethics of Legal Interpretation

    1st Edition

    By Susanna Lindroos Hovinheimo

    Justice and the Ethics of Legal Interpretation addresses how it is that legal texts -laws, statutes and regulations – can, and do have meaning. Conventionally, legal decisions are justified with reference to language. But since language is always open to interpretation, and so cannot fully justify…

    Paperback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge

  • Language and History: Integrationist Perspectives book cover

    Language and History

    Integrationist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nigel Love

    When linguistics was first established as an academic discipline in the nineteenth century, it was envisaged as an essentially historical study. Languages were to be treated as historical objects, evolving through gradual but constant processes of change over long periods of time. In recent years,…

    Paperback – 2013-06-03
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    Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations book cover

    The Routledge Guidebook to Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

    1st Edition

    By Marie McGinn

    Wittgenstein is one of the most important and influential twentieth-century philosophers in the western tradition. In his Philosophical Investigations he undertakes a radical critique of analytical philosophy's approach to both the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind. The Routledge…

    Paperback – 2013-01-31
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    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Wittgenstein and Scepticism book cover

    Wittgenstein and Scepticism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Denis McManus

    Wittgenstein is arguably the greatest philosopher of the last hundred years and scepticism is one of the central problems that modern philosophy faces. This collection is the first to be devoted to an examination of how that great philosopher's work bears on this fundamental philosophical problem.…

    Paperback – 2013-01-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Kripke and Naming and Necessity book cover

    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Kripke and Naming and Necessity

    1st Edition

    By Harold Noonan

    Saul Kripke is one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. His most celebrated work, Naming and Necessity, makes arguably the most important contribution to the philosophy of language and metaphysics in recent years. Asking fundamental questions – how do names refer to things…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17
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    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

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