The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Language

The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Language

Editor(s): Michael Devitt, Richard Hanley

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631231417

Online ISBN: 9780470757031

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757031

About this Book

The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Language is a collection of twenty new essays in a cutting-edge and wide-ranging field.

  • Surveys central issues in contemporary philosophy of language while examining foundational topics
  • Provides pedagogical tools such as abstracts and suggestions for further readings
  • Topics addressed include the nature of meaning, speech acts and pragmatics, figurative language, and naturalistic theories of reference

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Foundational Issues

  2. Part II: Meaning

  3. Part III: Reference

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