Philosophy of Language and Logical Theory: Collected Papers

Philosophy of Language and Logical Theory: Collected Papers

By: Haig Khatchadourian (author)Paperback

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The content of this book provides a unified and coherent treatment of a number of important issues in the philosophy of language and logical theory. Topics that are addressed include the nature of linguistic meaning and the conditions of synonymy, meaning and reference in relation to proper names, the conditions of illocutionary acts, and the reference or 'aboutness' of sentence-in-use, the nature of symbols and metaphors, and their similarities and differences. Contents: Vagueness, Ambiguity, Open Texture, Meaning and Verifiability; Vagueness; Vaugueness, Verifiability and Metaphysics; Vagueness, Meaning and Absurdity; Ambiguity; The Meaning of Proper Names; Symbols and Metaphors; Metaphor-I; Symbols and Metaphors; Metaphor-II; Language and Speech; Language and Commitment; Conditions of Illocutionary Acts; Language and Speech as Institution and Practice; Wittgenstein, Goodman, Frege and Kripke; Common Names and Family Resemblances; 'About'; Frege on Concepts; Kripke and Frege on Identity Statements.

About Author

Haig Khatchadourian is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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  • ISBN13: 9780819199133
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 374
  • ID: 9780819199133
  • weight: 417
  • ISBN10: 0819199133

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