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  • The Linguistics of Laughter: A Corpus-Assisted Study of Laughter-Talk book cover

    The Linguistics of Laughter

    A Corpus-Assisted Study of Laughter-Talk, 1st Edition

    By Alan Partington

    The Linguistics of Laughter examines what speakers try to achieve by producing ‘laughter-talk’ (the talk preceding and eliciting an episode of laughter) and, by using abundant examples from language corpora, what hearers are signalling when they produce laughter. In particular, Alan Partington…

    Paperback – 2009-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Fiction and Fictionalism book cover

    Fiction and Fictionalism

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Sainsbury

    Are fictional characters such as Sherlock Holmes real? What can fiction tell us about the nature of truth and reality? In this excellent introduction to the problem of fictionalism R. M. Sainsbury covers the following key topics: what is fiction? realism about fictional objects, including the…

    Paperback – 2009-08-13
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Analyticity book cover

    Analyticity

    1st Edition

    By Cory Juhl, Eric Loomis

    Analyticity, or the 'analytic/synthetic' distinction is one of the most important and controversial problems in contemporary philosophy. It is also essential to understanding many developments in logic, philosophy of language, epistemology and metaphysics. In this outstanding introduction to…

    Paperback – 2009-08-07
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Collected Essays 1929 - 1968: Collected Papers Volume 2 book cover

    Collected Essays 1929 - 1968

    Collected Papers Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Gilbert Ryle

    Gilbert Ryle was one of the most important and yet misunderstood philosophers of the Twentieth Century. Long unavailable, Collected Essays 1929-1968: Collected Papers Volume 2 stands as testament to the astonishing breadth of Ryle’s philosophical concerns. This volume showcases Ryle’s…

    Paperback – 2009-06-15
    Routledge

  • Philosophy of Language book cover

    Philosophy of Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by A. P. Martinich

    What do ‘meaning’ and ‘truth’ mean? And how are they situated in the concrete practices of linguistic communication? What is the relationship between words and the world? How—with words—can people do such varied things as marry, inaugurate a president, and declare a country’s independence? How is…

    Hardback – 2008-11-14
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Philosophy

  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Wittgenstein and the Tractatus book cover

    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Wittgenstein and the Tractatus

    1st Edition

    By Michael Morris

    Written by a leading expert, this is the ideal guide to the only book Wittgenstein published during his lifetime, the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. Michael Morris makes sense of Wittgenstein’s brief but often cryptic text, highlighting its key themes. He introduces and analyzes:…

    Paperback – 2008-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

  • Scepticism and Naturalism: Some Varieties book cover

    Scepticism and Naturalism: Some Varieties

    1st Edition

    By P.F. Strawson

    By the time of his death in 2006, Sir Peter Strawson was regarded as one of the world's most distinguished philosophers. Unavailable for many years, Scepticism and Naturalism is a profound reflection on two classic philosophical problems by a philosopher at the pinnacle of his career. Based on his…

    Paperback – 2008-04-14
    Routledge

  • Freedom and Resentment and Other Essays book cover

    Freedom and Resentment and Other Essays

    1st Edition

    By P.F. Strawson

    By the time of his death in 2006, Sir Peter Strawson was regarded as one of the world's most distinguished philosophers. First published thirty years ago but long since unavailable, Freedom and Resentment collects some of Strawson's most important work and is an ideal introduction to his thinking…

    Paperback – 2008-04-14
    Routledge

  • In(ter)discipline: New Languages for Criticism book cover

    In(ter)discipline

    New Languages for Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Gillian Beer

    Hardback – 2007-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Devil in Modern Philosophy book cover

    The Devil in Modern Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Ernest Gellner

    The essays in this volume gather together Gellner's thinking on the connection between philosophy and life and they approach the topic from a number of directions: philosophy of morals, history of ideas, a discussion of individuals including R. G. Collingwood, Noam Chomsky, Piaget and Eysenck and…

    Paperback – 2007-02-15
    Routledge

  • Wittgenstein and the Human Form of Life book cover

    Wittgenstein and the Human Form of Life

    1st Edition

    By Oswald Hanfling

    Wittgenstein's later writings generate a great deal of controversy and debate, as do the implications of his ideas for such topics as consciousness, knowledge, language and the arts.Oswald Hanfling addresses a widespeard tendency to ascribe to Wittgenstein views that go beyond those he actually…

    Paperback – 2006-10-02
    Routledge

  • Logic, Form and Grammar book cover

    Logic, Form and Grammar

    1st Edition

    By Peter Long

    The notion of logical form and its applications are at the heart of some of the classical problems in philosophical logic and are the focus of Peter Long’s investigations in the three essays that comprise this volume. In the first, major, essay the concern is with the notion of logical form as it…

    Paperback – 2006-05-01
    Routledge
    International Library of Philosophy

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