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introduction to the philosophy of language

Harrison, Bernard

introduction to the philosophy of language

by Harrison, Bernard

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
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    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBernard Harrison.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP106 .H334 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 303 p. ;
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4423818M
    ISBN 100312431090
    LC Control Number79028463

    Get this from a library! Language and reality: an introduction to the philosophy of language. [Michael Devitt; Kim Sterelny] -- Language and Reality provides a lucid and provocative introduction to the philosophy of language. It brings together a range of topics and .   In this textbook, Michael Morris offers a critical introduction to the central issues of the philosophy of language. Each chapter focusses on one or two texts which have had a seminal influence on work in the subject, and uses these as a way of approaching both the central topics and the various traditions of dealing with them/5(8).

      This is a good one: Philosophy of Language, Second Edition. Although there was another intro recommended which I imagine is just as good. If you want to start waaaaaay back to when people were asking these questions in Greece, read “Meno” by Plat. Educator John Dewey originated the experimentalism philosophy. A proponent of social change and education reform, he founded The New School for Social Research."If I were asked to name the most needed of all reforms in the spirit of education I should say: 'Cease conceiving of education as mere preparation for later life, and make of it the 5/5(1).

      An introduction to philosophy of language through systematic and accessible explanations of ten classic texts by such thinkers as Frege, Kripke, Russell, and Putnam. Many beginning students in philosophy of language find themselves grappling with dense and difficult texts not easily understood by someone new to the field/5. A bibliography of online papers in Philosophy of Language. Summary "Philosophy of language" refers to an area of philosophy concerned with the syntactic properties as well as the meaning and reference of linguistic expressions, the things implied or indicated by linguistic expressions and the attributes of linguistic expressions as a function of linguistic and conversational contexts.


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In this textbook, Michael Morris offers a critical introduction to the central issues of the philosophy of language. Each chapter focusses on one or two texts which have had a seminal influence on work in the subject, and uses these as a way of approaching both the central topics and the various traditions of dealing with them/5(9).

Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces the student to the main issues and theories in twentieth century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic phenomena. Topics are structured in four parts in the book.

Part I, Reference and Referring Expressions, includes topics such as Russell's Theory of Desciptions, Donnellan's distinction, Cited by:   Now in its third edition, Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces students to the main issues and theories in twenty-first-century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic William G.

Lycan structures the book into four general parts. Part I, Reference and Referring, includes topics such as Russell's Theory of /5(3). Philosophy of Language introduces the student to the main issues and theories in twentieth-century philosophy of language. Topics are structured in three parts in the book.

Part I, Reference and Referring Expressions, includes topics such as Russell's Theory of Desciptions, Donnellan's distinction, problems of anaphora, the description theory of proper names, Searle's clus/5.

Publisher description: Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces the student to the main issues and theories in twentieth century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic phenomena.

Topics are structured in four parts in the book. Part I, Reference and Referring Expressions, includes topics such as Russell’s Theory of Desciptions, Donnellan’s. An introduction to philosophy of language through systematic and accessible explanations of ten classic texts by such thinkers as Frege, Kripke, Russell, and Putnam.

Many beginning students in philosophy of language find themselves grappling with dense and difficult texts not easily understood by someone new to the field.

This book offers an introduction to philosophy of language by explaining. In this textbook, Michael Morris offers a critical introduction to the central issues of the philosophy of language.

Each chapter focusses on one or two texts which have had a seminal influence on work in the subject, and uses these as a way of approaching both the central topics and the various traditions of dealing with them. Scott Soames is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern California, specialising in the philosophy of language and the history of analytic philosophy.

He has published extensively on truth, reference, meaning, the relationship between semantics and pragmatics, and the nature of syntactic and semantic theories of.

Key text. John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, book iii, chs. 1 and 2. Introduction. This book is an introduction to philosophy of language in the analytic tradition.

Analytic philosophy begins with Gottlob Frege, who wrote at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of Author: Michael Morris. Book Description. Now in its third edition, Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces students to the main issues and theories in twenty-first-century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic William G.

Lycan structures the book into four general parts. Part I, Reference and Referring, includes topics such as Russell's Theory of. Buy An Introduction to the Philosophy of Language (Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy) by Morris, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 8. This engaging and accessible introduction to the philosophy of language is an unrivalled guide to one of the liveliest and most challenging areas of philosophy and the new edition captures the vibrant energy of current debate.

Alexander Miller is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham, UK. In this textbook, Michael Morris offers a critical introduction to the central issues of the philosophy of language. Each chapter focusses on one or two texts which have had a seminal influence on work in the subject, and uses these as a way of approaching both the central topics and the various traditions of dealing with them.

Texts include classic writings by Frege, Russell, Kripke, Quine. The book then builds on this account, exploring new thinking about propositions, possibility, and the relationship between meaning, assertion, and other aspects of language use.

A major new introduction to the philosophy of language, designed specifically to meet the needs of. Philosophy of Language introduces the student to the main issues and theories in twentieth-century philosophy of language.

Topics are structured in three parts in the book. Part I, Reference and Referring Expressions, includes topics such as Russell's Theory of Desciptions, Donnellan's distinction, problems of anaphora, the description theory of proper names, Searle's.

reader about the concept of language and the general scope of philosophy of language. Chapter one focuses on what language is and introduces the basic terms about the study of language. The definitions are given with reference to linguistic books as well as to philosophy books. The differences between formal language and natural languages and.

The philosophy of language became so pervasive that for a time, in analytic philosophy circles, philosophy as a whole was understood to be a matter of philosophy of language. In continental philosophy, the foundational work in the field was Ferdinand de Saussure 's Cours de linguistique générale, [3] published posthumously in An Introduction to the Philosophy of Language (Modern Introductions to Philosophy) th Edition by Bernard Harrison (Author) › Visit Amazon's Bernard Harrison Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by:   Without being too technical (we can always skip the hardest stuff), this book is a great introduction to further eventual philosophical inquiry.

The authors' view on philosophy of language, being quite critical, is pretty interesting and sometimes surprising. Philosophy, according to Cited by:   A very helpful introduction to the main themes in 20th century analytic philosophy of language, this book provides a broad overview of the major pieces in a way that is accessible seemingly regardless of your particular level of philosophical aptitude; as with all introductory philosophy books, however, this too has moments where the author's opinions weigh heavily on his exposition often /5.

Philosophy of Language Philosophy of Language: a Contemporary Introduction introduces the student to the main issues and theories in twentieth and twenty-first-century phi-losophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic phenomena.

Topics are structured in four parts in the book.Books shelved as philosophy-of-language: Naming and Necessity by Saul A. Kripke, Philosophical Investigations by Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Ph.Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind surveys the central themes in philosophy of mind and places them in a historical and contemporary context intended to engage first-time readers in the field.

It focuses on debates about the status and character of the mind and its seemingly subjective nature in an apparently more objective world.