Reading Philosophy of Language

Reading Philosophy of Language Selected Texts With Interactive Commentary - Reading Philosophy

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Designed for readers new to the subject, Reading Philosophy of Language presents key texts in the philosophy of language together with helpful editorial guidance.

  • A concise collection of key texts in the philosophy of language
  • Ideal for readers new to the subject.
  • Features seminal texts by leading figures in the field, such as Austin, Chomsky, Davidson, Dummett and Searle.
  • Presents three texts on each of five key topics: speech and performance; meaning and truth; knowledge of language; meaning and compositionality; and non-literal meaning.
  • A volume introduction from the editors outlines the subject's principal concerns.
  • Introductions to each chapter locate the pieces in context and explain relevant terminology and theories.
  • Interactive commentaries help readers to engage with the texts.

Book information

ISBN: 9781405124850
Publisher: Wiley
Imprint: Wiley Blackwell
Pub date:
DEWEY: 401
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 324
Weight: 600g
Height: 253mm
Width: 180mm
Spine width: 19mm