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Description - The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Language by Michael Devitt

The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Language is a collection of twenty new essays in a cutting-edge and wide-ranging field. * Surveys central issues in contemporary philosophy of language while examining foundational topics * Provides pedagogical tools such as abstracts and suggestions for further readings * Topics addressed include the nature of meaning, speech acts and pragmatics, figurative language, and naturalistic theories of reference

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631231417
ISBN-10: 0631231412
Format: Hardback
(261mm x 188mm x 32mm)
Pages: 456
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Michael Devitt

Michael Devitt is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is the author of Designation (1981), Coming to Our Senses: A Naturalistic Program for Semantic Localism (1995), Realism and Truth (1997), and Language and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Language (with Kim Sterelny, 1999). Richard Hanley is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Delaware. He is the author of The Metaphysics of Star Trek (1997, reprinted in paperback as Is Data Human?), as well as articles in metaphysics and philosophy of language.

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