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New Waves in Philosophy

New Waves in Philosophy of Language

Editors: Sawyer, S. (Ed.)

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Innovative young philosophers present new research articles on a variety of contemporary issues including relation between language and thought, normativity of language, prospects for a naturalistic account of language, nature of linguistic understanding, semantics of proper names and expressive terms, a contemporary construal of analytic truth

About the authors

JONAS ÅKERMAN PhD student in Theoretical Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University, Sweden BRAD ARMOUR-GARB Associate Professor of Philosophy, University at Albany-SUNY, USA, and a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, UK EMMA BORG Professor of Philosophy at University of Reading, UK JOHN COLLINS Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of East Anglia,UK KEVAN EDWARDS Assistant Professor at Syracuse University, USA PATRICK GREENOUGH Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of St. Andrews, UK and an Associate Fellow of Arché ANANDI HATTIANGADI Lecturer in Philosophy at Oxford University and Fellow of St Hilda's College, UK MAX KÖLBEL ICREA Research Professor, Department of Logic, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Barcelona, Spain GUY LONGWORTH Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Warwick, UK STEFANO PREDELLI Professor of Philosophy, University of Nottingham, UK GILLIAN RUSSELL Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Washington University in St Louis, USA JEFF SPEAKS Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, USA JAMES A. WOODBRIDGE Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA

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'This is a very useful collection of papers by a first rate group of young philosophers of language'. - Alex Miller, University of Birmingham, UK


Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Sawyer, Sarah

    Pages 1-7

  • Vagueness and Non-Indexical Contextualism

    Åkerman, Jonas (et al.)

    Pages 8-23

  • Semantics and the Place of Psychological Evidence

    Borg, Emma

    Pages 24-40

  • Naturalism in the Philosophy of Language; or Why There Is No Such Thing as Language

    Collins, John

    Pages 41-59

  • Referring When Push-Comes-to-Shove

    Edwards, Kevan

    Pages 60-86

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Waves in Philosophy of Language
Editors
  • S. Sawyer
Series Title
New Waves in Philosophy
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24858-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230248588
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22436-0
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-22437-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 286
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