Wiley-Blackwell (2006)

Authors
Richard Hanley
University of Delaware
Michael Devitt
CUNY Graduate Center
Abstract
This engaging and accessible introduction to the philosophy of language provides an important guide to one of the liveliest and most challenging areas of study in philosophy. Interweaving the historical development of the subject with a thematic overview of the different approaches to meaning, the book provides students with the tools necessary to understand contemporary analytical philosophy. The second edition includes new material on: Chomsky, Wittgenstein and Davidson as well as new chapters on the causal theory of reference, possible worlds semantics and semantic externalism
Keywords Language and languages Philosophy
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 2008
Buy the book $38.89 used (35% off)   $42.65 new (29% off)   $150.95 direct from Amazon    Amazon page
Call number P107.B58 2006
ISBN(s) 9780470756782   9780470705704   9780470757031   9780470756782   9780631231417   9780631231417   9780631231424   0631231420   0631231412  
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 50,308
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
Chapters BETA

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Filosofia da Linguagem - uma introdução.Sofia Miguens - 2007 - Porto: Universidade do Porto. Faculdade de Letras.
Editorial.Piotr Stalmaszczyk - 2017 - Studia Semiotyczne 31 (2):5-11.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Michael Devitt & Richard Hanley, The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Language.[author unknown] - 2003 - Philosophical Inquiry 25 (1-2):271-271.
Meaning Scepticism.Alexander Miller - 2006 - In Michael Devitt & Richard Hanley (eds.), The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Language. Blackwell. pp. 19--91.
Names.William G. Lycan - 2006 - In Michael Devitt & Richard Hanley (eds.), The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Language. Blackwell. pp. 255--273.
Religious Language.Michael Scott - 2010 - Philosophy Compass 5 (6):505-515.
Pronouns and Anaphora.Stephen Neale - 2006 - In Michael Devitt & Richard Hanley (eds.), The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Language. Blackwell. pp. 335--373.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
176 ( #48,443 of 2,326,025 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
4 ( #214,458 of 2,326,025 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes