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Author McGinn, Colin, 1950-

Title Philosophy of language : the classics explained / Colin McGinn
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, 2015
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Contents Preface; 1 Frege on Sense and Reference; 2 Kripke on Names; 3 Russell on Definite Descriptions; 4 Donnellan's Distinction; 5 Kaplan on Demonstratives; 6 Evans on Understanding Demonstratives; 7 Putnam on Semantic Externalism; 8 Tarski's Theory of Truth; 9 Davidson's Semantics for Natural Language; 10 Grice's Theory of Speaker Meaning; Appendix: Kripke's Puzzle about Belief; Notes; Index
Summary An introduction to philosophy of language through systematic and accessible explanations of ten classic texts by such thinkers as Frege, Kripke, Russell, and Putnam
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Language and languages -- Philosophy -- Textbooks.
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0262323656 (electronic bk.)
0262323664 (electronic bk.)
9780262323659 (electronic bk.)
9780262323666 (electronic bk.)