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Philosophical Issues, Volume 16, 2006, Philosophy of Language

Ernest Sosa (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-6031-5
368 pages
January 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
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Some of the most distinguished active contributors to the field join together for a collection of their most recent work.

  • Brings together important new papers by many of the most distinguished philosophers of language
  • Takes up some of the central issues in the field in recent years
  • Includes some of the best cutting-edge work in philosophy of language
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1. Things and Their Aspects: NICHOLAS ASHER.

2. Now You Know Who Hong Oak Yun Is: DAVID BRAUN.

3. Quotation, Context Sensitivity, Signs and Expressions: HERMAN CAPPELEN AND ERNIE LEPORE.

4. Descriptions with Adverbs of Quantification: DELIA GRAFF FARA.

5. MacFarlane on Relative Truth: RICHARD G. HECK, JR.

6. Sententialism: The Thesis that Complement Clauses Refer to Themselves: JAMES HIGGINBOTHAM.

7. Soames on Descriptive Reference-Fixing: ROBIN JESHION.

8. Singular Terms, Reference and Methodology in Semantics: JEFFREY C. KING.

9. From Sherlock and Buffy to Klingon and Norrathian Platinum Pieces: Pretense, Contextalism, and the Myth of Fiction: PETER LUDLOW.

10. The Meaning of “Water”: An Unsolved Problem: WILLIAM G. LYCAN.

11. “Knowledge of Language and Linguistic Competence”: ROBERT J. MATTHEWS.

12. Interpreting Concatenation and Concatenates: PAUL M. PIETROSKI.

13. Understanding as Immersion: R. M. SAINSBURY.

14. Terms in Bondage: NATHAN SALMON.

15. Two Perspectives on Knowledge of Language: STEPHEN SCHIFFER.

16. The Philosophical Significance of the Kripkean Necessary Aposteriori: SCOTT SOAMES.

17. Indicative versus Subjunctive Conditionals, Congruential versus Non-Hyperintensional Contexts: TIMOTHY WILLIAMSON.

Symposium.

1. Self-Reflexive Thoughts: GILBERT HARMAN.

2. on Self Referential Thoughts: CHRISTOPHER S. HILL Harman

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Ernest Sosa is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, distinguished philosopher, author of Knowledge in Perspective, co-author of Epistemic Justification, subject of Ernest Sosa and His Critics.
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  • Brings together important new papers by many of the most distinguished philosophers of language
  • Takes up some of the central issues in the field in recent years
  • Includes some of the best cutting-edge work in philosophy of language
See More

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