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Meaning and Representation

Meaning and Representation

Emma Borg (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-23577-4

Jun 2002

128 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$34.95

Description

This prestigious collection of papers discusses the relationship between meaning and representation.

  • Illustrates the differences that exist on the question of how formal representations relate to semantic representations.
  • Includes contributions by Tim Crane, Jerry Fodor, Paul Horwich, John Hyman, Ernie Lepore, Gregory McCulloch and Mark Sainsbury.
Introduction: Emma Borg.

-ings and -ers: John Hyman.

Let the Vat-Brains Speak for Themselves: Gregory McCulloch.

Intentional Objects: Tim Crane.

Why Compositionality Won't Go Away: Reflections on Horwich's 'Deflationary' Theory: Jerry Fodor and Ernie Lepore.

Deflating Compositionality: Paul Horwich.

Two Ways to Smoke a Cigarette: R. M. Sainsbury


  • Discusses the relationship between meaning and representation.
  • Illustrates the differences that exist on the question of how formal representations relate to semantic representations.

  • Includes contributions by Tim Crane, Jerry Fodor, Paul Horwich, John Hyman, Ernie Lepore, Gregory McCulloch and Mark Sainsbury.