Language, Thought and Logic
Essays in Honour of Michael Dummett
Edited by Richard G. Heck, Jr.
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Language, Thought and Logic by Richard G. Heck, Jr.
Book DescriptionA distinguished international group of philosophers contribute new essays on central issues in philosophy of language and logic, in honour of Michael Dummett, one of the most influential philosophers of the late twentieth century. The essays are focused on areas particularly associated with Professor Dummett. Five are contributions to the philosophy of language, addressing in particular the nature of truth and meaning and the relation between language and thought. Two contributors discuss time, in particular the reality of the past. The last four essays focus on Frege and the philosophy of mathematics. The volume represents some of the best work in contemporary analytical philosophy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198239208
(225mm x 145mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 27-Nov-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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