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Volume 3

Prospects for Meaning

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    Publication Date:
    July 2012
    Copyright year:
    2012
    ISBN
    978-3-11-021688-2
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    Overview

    • Third volume of Current Issues in Theoretical Philosophy
    • Leading international authors
    • Original papers

    Aims and Scope

    Original papers by leading international authors address the most important problem in the philosophy of language, the question of how to assess the prospects of developing a tenable theory of meaning, given the influential sceptical attacks mounted against the concept of meaning by Willard Van Quine and Saul Kripke and their adherents in particular. Thus the texts attempt to answer the fundamental questions – of whether there are meanings, and, if there are, of what they are and of the form a serious philosophical theory of meaning should take.

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    viii, 666 pages
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Meaning; Linguistics; Semantics; Philosophy of Language; van Quine, Willard

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    Richard Schantz, University of Siegen, Germany.

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