Philosophy: Philosophy of Language

  • Hilary Putnam: Pragmatism and Realism book cover

    Hilary Putnam

    Pragmatism and Realism, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Conant, Ursula M. Zeglen

    One of the most influential contemporary philosophers, Hilary Putnam's involvement in philosophy spans philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ontology and epistemology and logic.This specially commissioned collection discusses his contribution to the realist and pragmatist debate. Hilary…

    Paperback – 2006-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Grammar in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophy book cover

    Grammar in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Gaskin

    This book is a systematic and historical exploration of the philosophical significance of grammar. In the first half of the twentieth century, and in particular in the writings of Frege, Husserl, Russell, Carnap and Wittgenstein, there was sustained philosophical reflection on the nature of grammar…

    Paperback – 2006-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Donald Davidson: Truth, Meaning and Knowledge book cover

    Donald Davidson

    Truth, Meaning and Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ursula M. Zeglen

    Donald Davidson has made enormous contributions to the philosophy of action, epistemology, semantics and philosophy of mind and today is recognized as one of the most important analytical philosophers of the late twentieth century.Donald Davidson: Truth, Meaning and Knowledge addresses* Davidson's…

    Paperback – 2006-01-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Gottlob Frege book cover

    Gottlob Frege

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Beaney, Erich Reck

    Gottlob Frege (1848-1925) taught at the University of Jena for thirty years, and was scarcely known outside a small circle of professional mathematicians and philosophers. However, later in the twentieth century he came to be recognized as someone who, in demonstrating the affinity of logic with…

    Hardback – 2005-12-07
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

  • Words and Things: An Examination of, and an Attack on, Linguistic Philosophy, A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology book cover

    Words and Things

    An Examination of, and an Attack on, Linguistic Philosophy, A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology, 2nd Edition

    By Ernest Gellner

    When Ernest Gellner was his early thirties, he took it upon himself to challenge the prevailing philosophical orthodoxy of the day, Linguistic Philosophy. Finding a powerful ally in Bertrand Russell, who provided the foreword for this book, Gellner embarked on the project that was to put him on the…

    Paperback – 2005-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science book cover

    Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science

    1st Edition

    By Jody Azzouni

    Knowledge and Reference in Empirical Science is a fascinating study of the bounds between science and language: in what sense, and of what, does science provide knowledge? Is science an instrument only distantly related to what's real? Can the language of science be used to adequately describe the…

    Paperback – 2003-12-11
    Routledge
    International Library of Philosophy

  • Philosophy and Ordinary Language: The Bent and Genius of our Tongue book cover

    Philosophy and Ordinary Language

    The Bent and Genius of our Tongue, 2nd Edition

    By Oswald Hanfling

    What is philosophy about and what are its methods? Philosophy and Ordinary Language is a defence of the view that philosophy is largely about questions of language, which to a large extent means ordinary language. Some people argue that if philosophy is about ordinary language, then it is…

    Paperback – 2003-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Language and the Challenge to Scientific Realism book cover

    Philosophy of Language and the Challenge to Scientific Realism

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Norris

    In this book Christopher Norris develops the case for scientific realism by tackling various adversary arguments from a range of anti-realist positions. Through a close critical reading he shows how they fail to make adequate sense on any rational, consistent, and scientifically-informed survey of…

    Paperback – 2003-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Critical Realism

  • The Rule of Metaphor: The Creation of Meaning in Language book cover

    The Rule of Metaphor

    The Creation of Meaning in Language, 3rd Edition

    By Paul Ricoeur

    Paul Ricoeur is widely regarded as one of the most distinguished philosophers of our time. In The Rule of Metaphor he seeks 'to show how language can extend itself to its very limits, forever discovering new resonances within itself'. Recognizing the fundamental power of language in…

    Paperback – 2003-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • Wittgenstein, Mind and Meaning: Towards a Social Conception of Mind book cover

    Wittgenstein, Mind and Meaning

    Towards a Social Conception of Mind, 1st Edition

    By Meredith Williams

    Wittgenstein, Mind and Meaning offers a provocative re-reading of Wittgenstein's later writings on language and mind, and explores the tensions between Wittgenstein's ideas and contemporary cognitivist conceptions of the mental. This book addresses both Wittgenstein's later works as well as…

    Paperback – 2002-08-29
    Routledge

  • Speech and Theology: Language and the Logic of Incarnation book cover

    Speech and Theology

    Language and the Logic of Incarnation, 1st Edition

    By James K.A. Smith

    God is infinite, but language finite; thus speech would seem to condemn Him to finitude. In speaking of God, would the theologian violate divine transcendence by reducing God to immanence, or choose, rather, to remain silent? At stake in this argument is a core problem of the conditions of divine…

    Paperback – 2002-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Radical Orthodoxy

  • Truth Without Objectivity book cover

    Truth Without Objectivity

    1st Edition

    By Max Kölbel

    Truth without Objectivity provides a critique of the mainstream view of 'meaning'. Kölbel examines the standard solutions to the conflict implicit in this view, demonstrating their inadequacy and developing instead his own relativist theory of truth.The mainstream view of meaning assumes that…

    Paperback – 2002-05-30
    Routledge
    International Library of Philosophy

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