Reading Philosophy of Language
Selected Texts with Interactive Commentary
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Reading Philosophy of Language by Jennifer Hornsby
Book DescriptionDesigned for readers new to the subject, "Reading Philosophy of Language" presents key texts in the philosophy of language together with helpful editorial guidance. This is a concise collection of key texts in the philosophy of language. It is ideal for readers new to the subject. It features seminal texts by leading figures in the field, such as Austin, Chomsky, Davidson, Dummett and Searle. It presents three texts on each of five key topics: speech and performance; meaning and truth; knowledge of language; meaning and compositionality; and, non-literal meaning. A volume introduction from the editors outlines the subject's principal concerns. Introductions to each chapter locate the pieces in context and explain relevant terminology and theories. Interactive commentaries help readers to engage with the texts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405124843
(249mm x 177mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jennifer Hornsby
Essays on Anscombe's Intention, Hardback (June 2011)
G. E. M. Anscombe's Intention firmly established the philosophy of action as a distinctive field of inquiry. Donald Davidson called it "the most important treatment of action since Aristotle." This collection of ten essays clarifies many aspects of Anscombe's challenging work and affirms her reputation as one of our most original philosophers.
Reading Philosophy of Language, Paperback (November 2005)
Designed for readers new to the subject, Reading Philosophy of Language presents key texts in the philosophy of language together with helpful editorial guidance. * A concise collection of key texts in the philosophy of language * Ideal for readers new to the subject.
Reading Philosophy, Paperback (October 2002)
This flexible introductory textbook explores several key themes in philosophy, and helps the reader learn to engage with the key arguments by introducing and analysing a selection of classic readings. * Fully integrated introductory text with readings for beginning students of philosophy.
Simple Mindedness, Paperback (May 2001)» View all books by Jennifer Hornsby
"The mind's place in nature" is the topic of this book. How do our actions fit into a world that is altered through our agency? How do we accommodate our understanding of one another as fellow subjects of experience? The discussion explores human agency and everyday psychological explanation.
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Author Biography - Jennifer Hornsby
Jennifer Hornsby is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London. Reading Philosophy: Selected Texts with a Method for Beginners (co-edited with Samuel Guttenplan and Christopher Janaway, Blackwell, 2003) is among her recent publications. Guy Longworth is Lecturer in Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London.
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