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David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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This book provides a novel interpretation of the ideas about language in Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations. Travis places the "private language argument" in the context of wider themes in the Investigations, and thereby develops a picture of what it is for words to bear the meaning they do. He elaborates two versions of a private language argument, and shows the consequences of these for current trends in the philosophical theory of meaning.
|Keywords||Language and languages Philosophy Semantics (Philosophy|
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|Call number||P85.W5.T73 1989|
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