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Thought and Reference by Kent Bach

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An original view of the problems of reference and singular terms, including a novel account of singular thought, a systematic application of recent work in the theory of speech acts, and a partial revival of Russell's analysis of singular terms.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198240778
ISBN-10: 0198240775
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 20mm)
Pages: 332
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 17-Feb-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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