Philosophy: Philosophy of Language

  • Reading Brandom: On A Spirit of Trust book cover

    Reading Brandom

    On A Spirit of Trust, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gilles Bouché

    Robert Brandom’s rationalist philosophy of language, expounded in his highly influential Making It Explicit, has been the subject of intense scrutiny and debate, establishing him as one of the leading philosophers of his generation. In A Spirit of Trust, Brandom presents the fruits of his…

    Paperback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge

  • Researching Language: Issues of Power and Method book cover

    Researching Language

    Issues of Power and Method, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Cameron, Elizabeth Frazer, Penelope Harvey, M. B. H. Rampton, Kay Richardson

    Originally published in 1992. This book discusses the possibilities of developing the research process in social science so that it benefits the subjects as well as the researcher. The authors distinguish between ‘ethical’, ‘advocate’ and ‘empowering’ approaches to the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Sociolinguistics: A Sociological Critique book cover

    Sociolinguistics

    A Sociological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Glyn Williams

    Originally published in 1992. This provocative and controversial book calls for a critical analysis of the philosophical assumptions underpinning sociolinguistics. Going back to the philosophical roots of the study of language in society, it argues that they lie in the consensual attitude to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Michael Dummett and the Theory of Meaning book cover

    Michael Dummett and the Theory of Meaning

    1st Edition

    By Darryl Gunson

    Published in 1998, this book argues that in recent decades, Anglo-American philosophy of language has been captivated by the idea that the key to progress in this area of philosophy lies in investigating the possibility of constructing a theory of meaning. This text provides an in-depth critique of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Peirce's Speculative Grammar: Logic as Semiotics book cover

    Peirce's Speculative Grammar

    Logic as Semiotics, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Bellucci

    Peirce’s Speculative Grammar: Logic as Semiotics offers a comprehensive, philologically accurate, and exegetically ambitious developmental account of Peirce’s theory of speculative grammar. The book traces the evolution of Peirce’s grammatical writings from his early research on the classification…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Nature and Normativity: Biology, Teleology, and Meaning book cover

    Nature and Normativity

    Biology, Teleology, and Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Mark Okrent

    Nature and Normativity argues that the problem of the place of norms in nature has been essentially misunderstood when it has been articulated in terms of the relation of human language and thought, on the one hand, and the world described by physics on the other. Rather, if we concentrate on the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Reflective Equilibrium and the Principles of Logical Analysis: Understanding the Laws of Logic book cover

    Reflective Equilibrium and the Principles of Logical Analysis

    Understanding the Laws of Logic, 1st Edition

    By Jaroslav Peregrin, Vladimír Svoboda

    This book offers a comprehensive account of logic that addresses fundamental issues concerning the nature and foundations of the discipline. The authors claim that these foundations can not only be established without the need for strong metaphysical assumptions, but also without hypostasizing…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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

    Aspect Perception after Wittgenstein

    Seeing-As and Novelty, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Bertrand Russell and the Nature of Propositions: A History and Defence of the Multiple Relation Theory of Judgement book cover

    Bertrand Russell and the Nature of Propositions

    A History and Defence of the Multiple Relation Theory of Judgement, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Lebens

    Bertrand Russell and the Nature of Propositions offers the first book-length defence of the Multiple Relation Theory of Judgement (MRTJ). Although the theory was much maligned by Wittgenstein and ultimately rejected by Russell himself, Lebens shows that it provides a rich and insightful way to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Jorge Luis Borges, Post-Analytic Philosophy, and Representation book cover

    Jorge Luis Borges, Post-Analytic Philosophy, and Representation

    1st Edition

    By Silvia G. Dapía

    Making an important contribution to studies in Literature and Philosophy, this book reads Jorge Luis Borges philosophically, particularly in reference to his use of representation and reality. Rather than attempting to subordinate Borges to a set of philosophical constructs, to reduce Borges’ texts…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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