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    Reading philosophy of language: selected texts with interactive commentary

    Hornsby, Jennifer and Longworth, G., eds. (2005) Reading philosophy of language: selected texts with interactive commentary. Blackwell. ISBN 9781405124843.

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    Book synopsis: 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.

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    Item Type: Book
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2018 16:51
    Last Modified: 09 Jan 2018 16:51
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/20788

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