Reference Without Referents

Clarendon Press (2005)
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Reference is a central topic in philosophy of language, and has been the main focus of discussion about how language relates to the world. R. M. Sainsbury sets out a new approach to the concept, which promises to bring to an end some long-standing debates in semantic theory. Lucid and accessible, and written with a minimum of technicality, Sainsbury's book also includes a useful historical survey. It will be of interest to those working in logic, mind, and metaphysics as well as essential reading for philosophers of language
Keywords Reference (Philosophy  Language and languages Philosophy
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Call number B105.R25.S23 2005
ISBN(s) 0199241805
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