Philosophical Troubles: v. 1 - Collected Papers

Philosophical Troubles: v. 1 - Collected Papers

By: Saul A. Kripke (author)Hardback

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This important new book is the first of a series of volumes collecting the essential articles by the highly influential philosopher Saul A. Kripke. It presents a mixture of published and unpublished articles from various stages of Kripke's storied career. Included here are seminal and much discussed pieces such as "Identity and Necessity," "Outline of a Theory of Truth," and "A Puzzle About Belief." More recent published articles include "Russell's Notion of Scope" and "Frege's Theory of Sense and Reference" among others. Several articles are published here for the first time, including both older works "Two Paradoxes of Knowledge," "Vacuous Names and Fictional Entities," "Nozick on Knowledge" as well as newer "The First Person" and "Unrestricted Exportation". "A Puzzle on Time and Thought" was written expressly for this volume. The publication of this volume-which ranges over epistemology, linguistics, pragmatics, philosophy of language, history of analytic philosophy, theory of truth, and metaphysics-represents a major event in contemporary analytic philosophy. When completed, this collection will be a testament to one of philosophy's greatest living figures.

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Saul A. Kripke is Professor Emeritus at Princeton University and a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at CUNY Graduate Center in New York. He is the author of Naming and Necessity and Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language.


Contents ; Introduction ; Acknowledgements ; 1. Identity and Necessity ; 2. On Two Paradoxes of Knowledge ; 3. Vacuous Names and Fictional Entities ; 4. Outline of a Theory of Truth ; 5. Speaker's Reference and Semantic Reference ; 6. A Puzzle About Belief ; 7. Nozick on Knowledge ; 8. Russell's Notion of Scope ; 9. Frege's Theory of Sense and Reference: Some Exegetical Notes ; 10. The First Person ; 11. Unrestricted Exportation and Some Morals for the Philosophy of Language ; 12. Presupposition and Anaphora: Remarks on the Formulation of the Projection Problem ; 13. A Paradox about Time and Thought ; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/12/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780199730155
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9780199730155
  • weight: 664
  • ISBN10: 0199730156

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