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Author Lycan, William G
Title Philosophy of language : a contemporary introduction / William G. Lycan
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2008
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  401 L981ph 2008    AVAILABLE  -  30500101344599
 人文社會聯圖  P106 .L886 2008    AVAILABLE    30630020025902
Edition 2nd ed
Descript x, 221 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Routledge contemporary introductions to philosophy
Routledge contemporary introductions to philosophy
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-216) and index
Introduction: meaning and reference -- Definite descriptions -- Proper names: the Description Theory -- Proper names: Direct Reference and the Casual-Historical Theory -- Traditional theories of meaning -- "Use" theories -- Psychological theories: Grice's program -- Verificationism -- Truth-condition theories: Davidson's program -- Truth-condition theories: possible worlds and intensional semantics -- Semantic pragmatics -- Speech acts and illocutionary force -- Implicative relations -- Metaphor
Subject Language and languages -- Philosophy
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