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Language and Mind, Volume 16

Language and Mind, Volume 16

James E. Tomberlin (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-23409-8

Nov 2002, Wiley-Blackwell

472 pages

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$56.95

Description

Philosophical Perspectives, an annual, aims to publish original essays by the foremost thinkers in their fields, with each volume confined to a main area of philosophical research.
  • Original essays by the foremost thinkers and academics of philosophy discussing the philosophy of language and mind
  • Some of the main topics include demonstratives and anaphora, meaning and naming, belief and privileged access, modality, concepts and time, and paradox
Part I: Demonstratives and Anaphora:.

1. Competence with Demonstratives: James Higginbotham (University of Southern California).

2. Does Syntax Reveal Semantics? A Case Study of Complex Demonstratives: Kent Johnson (University of California, Irvine) and Ernie Lepore (Rutgers University).

3. Reference and Anaphora: R.M. Sainsbury (King's College, London).

Part II: Meaning and Naming:.

4. Giorgione Was So-Called Because of His Name: Kent Bach (San Fransisco State University).

5. Truth-Conditional Pragmatics: Anne L. Bezuidenhout (University of South Carolina).

6. On Sense and Intention: David Chalmers (University of Arizona).

7. Do Adjectives Conform to Compositionality?: Marga Reimer (University of Arizona).

Part III: Belief and Privileged Access.

8. Forms of Externalism and Privileged Access: Michael McKinsey (Wayne State University).

9. De Re and De Dicto: Against the Conventional Wisdom: Kenneth A. Taylor (Stanford University).

10. The Aim of Belief: Ralph Wedgwood (Merton College, Oxford).

Part IV: Modality, Concepts, and Time:.

11. The Source of Necessity: Robert Hale (University of Glasgow).

12. Modality and What is Said: Jason Stanley (University of Michigan).

13. The Emperor's New Concepts: Neil Tennant (Ohio State University).

14. Time, Idealism, and the Identity of Indiscernibles: James Van Cleve (James Van Cleve).

Part V: Paradox:.

15. The Resolution of Russell's Paradox in Principia Mathematica: Bernard Linsky (University of Alberta).

16. Vagueness and the Sorites Paradox: Kirk Ludwig and Greg Ray (Both University of Florida).


  • Original essays by the foremost thinkers and academics of philosophy discussing the philosophy of language and mind.
  • Some of the main topics include demonstratives and anaphora, meaning and naming, belief and privileged access, modality, concepts and time, and paradox.