9780198236214 / 0198236212

The Seas of Language


Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA



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Michael Dummett is a leading contemporary philosopher whose work on the logic and metaphysics of language has had a lasting influence on how these subjects are conceived and discussed. This volume contains some of the most provocative and widely discussed essays published in the last fifteen years, together with a number of unpublished or inaccessible writings. Essays included are: "What is a Theory of Meaning" "What do I Know When I Know a Language" "What Does the Appeal to Use Do for the Theory of Meaning" "Language and Truth" "Truth and Meaning" "Language and Communication" "The Source of the Concept of Truth" "Mood, Force, and Convention" "Frege and Husserl on Reference" "Realism" "Existence" "Does Quantification Involve Identity" "Could there be Unicorns" "Causal Loops" "Common Sense and Physics" "Testimony and Memory" "What is Mathematics About" "Wittgenstein on Necessity: Some Reflections" and "Realism and Anti-Realism" Serving well as a companion to Dummett's other collections, the essays in this volume are not forbiddingly technical or specialized, and have relevance to many areas of analytic philosophy.

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