Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Language

  • Language, Thought and Falsehood in Ancient Greek Philosophy

    By Nicholas Denyer

    This book, originally published in 1991, sets forth the assumptions about thought and language that made falsehood seem so problematic to Plato and his contemporaries, and expounds the solution that Plato finally reached in the Sophist. Free from untranslated Greek, the book is accessible to all…

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  • Logics and Languages

    By Max Cresswell

    Originally published in 1973, this book shows that methods developed for the semantics of systems of formal logic can be successfully applied to problems about the semantics of natural languages; and, moreover, that such methods can take account of features of natural language which have often been…

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  • Language, Mind and Value

    Philosophical Essays

    By J N Findlay

    Philosophical themes as diverse as language, value, mind and God are among the topics discussed in this book, originally published in 1963. Considerably influential, there are contributions on Time, Camrbidge Philosophy, Doedelian Sentences, Morality by Convention and the Non-Existence of God. They…

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  • Philosophical Rhetoric

    The Function of Indirection in Philosophical Writing

    By Jeff Mason

    This book, originally published in 1989 discusses an issue central to all philosophical argument – the relation between persuasion and truth. The techniques of persuasion are indirect and not always fully transparent. Whether philosophers and theoreticians are for or against the use of rhetoric,…

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  • Clarity Is Not Enough

    Essays in Criticism of Linguistic Philosophy

    Edited by Hywel Lewis

    This book, originally published in 1963 provides a sample of the criticisms of philosophers on the course of linguistic philosophy. A chronological ordr is followed, with work ranging from that of traditionalist thinkers to second thoughts about linguistic philosophy on the part of writers who have…

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  • Reference, Truth and Reality

    Essays on the Philosophy of Language

    By Mark Platts

    The papers in this collection discuss the central questions about the connections between language, reality and human understanding. The complex relations between accounts of meaning and facts about ordinary speakers’ understanding of their language are examined so as to illuminate the…

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