Gary Iseminger, William H. Laird Professor of Philosophy and the Liberal Arts at Carleton College, has published several other books and many articles in leading philosophical periodicals. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism and the board of officers of the American Philosophical Association.
Preface Introduction 1. In Defense of the Author - E.D. Hirsch, Jr. 2. The Authority of the Text - Monroe C. Beardsley 3. Robust Relativism - Joseph Margolis 4. The Impossibility of Intentionless Meaning - Steven Knapp and Walter Benn Michaels 5. Interpretation, Intention, and Truth - Richard Schusterman 6. An Intentional Demonstration? - Gary Isminger 7. Art, Intention, and Conversation - Noel Carroll 8. Wittgensteinan Intentions - Colin Lyas 9. Intention and Interpretation: Hirsch and Margolis - Michael Krausz 10. Interpreting with Pragmatist Intentions - Richard Shusterman 11. Irony, Metaphor, and the Problem of Intention - Daniel O. Nathan 12. Allusions and Intentions - Goran Hermeren 13. Intention and Interpretation: A Last Look - Jerrold Levinson Bibliography Notes on Contributors Index of Names