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Author Blackburn, Simon, 1944-

Title Spreading the word : groundings in the philosophy of language / by Simon Blackburn
Published Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, [1984]


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Description xi, 368 pages ; 23 cm
Contents The shape of the problems -- How is meaning possible? (1) -- How is meaning possible? (2) -- Conventions, intentions, thoughts -- Realism and variations -- Evaluations, projections, and quasi-realism -- Correspondence, coherence, and pragmatism -- Truth and semantics -- Reference
Summary This book provides a comprehensive introduction to many central aspects of the philosophy of language, among them representation, rule following, convention, intention and thought, realism, and particularly the substantial issues in the philosophy of truth and reference
Analysis Philosophy of language
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 355-363
Subject Language and languages -- Philosophy.
LC no. 83017253
ISBN 0198246501
019824651X (paperback)