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  • 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, 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

    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 – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sense in Translation

    Essays on the Bilingual Body, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Rabourdin

    This innovative and interdisciplinary work brings together six essays which explore the complex relationship between linguistic translation and spatial translation and argue for an understanding of linguistic translation as an embodied phenomenon. Integrating perspectives from philosophy,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Labyrinth of Mind and World

    Beyond Internalism–Externalism, 1st Edition

    By Sanjit Chakraborty

    This book carries forward the discourse on the mind’s engagement with the world. It reviews the semantic and metaphysical debates around internalism and externalism, the location of content, and the indeterminacy of meaning in language. The volume analyses the writings of Jackson, Chomsky, Putnam…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge India

  • Making Sense of Messages

    A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Stoner

    Making Sense of Messages, now in its second edition, retains the apprenticeship approach which facilitates effectively learning the complex content and skills of rhetorical theory and criticism.  A new chapter on “The Rhetoric of Ignorance” provides needed theory and examples that help students…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Words of Power

    A Feminist Reading of the History of Logic, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Nye

    Originally published in 1990. A common complaint of philosophers, and men in general, has been that women are illogical. On the other hand, rationality, defined as the ability to follow logical argument, is often claimed to be a defining characteristic of man. Andrea Nye undermines assumptions…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • An Introduction to Logic

    The Criticism of Arguments, 1st Edition

    By Peter Alexander

    Originally published in 1969. This book is for undergraduates whether specializing in philosophy or not. It assumes no previous knowledge of logic but aims to show how logical notions arise from, or are abstracted from, everyday discourse, whether technical or non-technical. It sets out a knowledge…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • Aspects of a Theory of Singular Reference

    Prolegomena to a Dialectical Logic of Singular Terms, 1st Edition

    By William J. Greenberg

    Originally published in 1985. This study concerns the problem of treating identity as a relation between an object and itself. It addresses the Russellian and Fregean solutions and goes on to present in the first part a surfacist account of belief-context ambiguity requiring neither…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • Concept and Object

    The Unity of the Proposition in Logic and Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Palmer

    Originally published in 1988. This text gives a lucid account of the most distinctive and influential responses by twentieth century philosophers to the problem of the unity of the proposition. The problem first became central to twentieth-century philosophy as a result of the depsychoiogising of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

  • The Problems of Logic

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Paul Ushenko

    Originally published in 1941. Professor Ushenko treats of current problems in technical Logic, involving Symbolic Logic to a marked extent. He deprecates the tendency, in influential quarters, to regard Logic as a branch of Mathematics and advances the intuitionalist theory of Logic. This involves…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Logic

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