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Author Almog, Joseph

Title The Philosophy of David Kaplan
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2009


Description 1 online resource (333 pages)
Series OUP E-Books
Contents PART I: LIFE AND WORK; 1 David Kaplan: The Man at Work; 2 David Kaplan: Formal Aspects of His Work; 3 Quantifying into the Unquantifiable: The Life and Work of David Kaplan; PART II: LOGIC AND SEMANTICS; 4 Higher-Order Senses; 5 Some Logical Properties of Natural Language Quantifiers; 6 The Lesson of Kaplan's Paradox about Possible World Semantics; 7 Possible Worlds Semantics and the Liar: Refiections on a Problem Posed by Kaplan; 8 The Role of Variables; PART III: LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT; 9 Reference, Inference, and the Semantics of Pejoratives; 10 Frege's Hierarchy: A Puzzle
Summary C Acknowledgements. About the contributors. I. Life and Work. 1. Joseph Almog: "David Kaplan - The Man at Work";. 2. C. Anthony Anderson: "David Kaplan's Essential Attributes and Formal Aspects of His Work". 3. Nathan Salmon: "Quantifying Into The Unquantifiable / The Life and Work of David Kaplan". II. Logic and Semantics. 4. 5. Edward Keenan: "Some Logical Properties of Natural Language Quantifiers". 6. C. Anthony Anderson: "The Lesson Of Kaplan's Paradox About Possible World Semantics". 7. Sten Lindstrom: "Possible Worlds Semantics and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Kaplan, David (David Benjamin), 1933-
Kaplan, David (David Benjamin), 1933-
Philosophy, American -- 20th century.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Modern.
Philosophy, American.
Form Electronic book
Author Leonardi, Paolo.
ISBN 9780199709915