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History of Analytic Philosophy

The Theory of Descriptions

Russell and the Philosophy of Language

Authors: Stevens, G.

Editors: Beaney, Michael (Ed.)

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The book combines a historical and philosophical study of Russell's theory of descriptions. It defends, develops and extends the theory as a contribution to natural language semantics while also arguing for a reassessment of the important of linguistic inquiry to Russell's philosophical project.

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GRAHAM STEVENS is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Manchester, UK. He is the author of The Russellian Origins of Analytical Philosophy, and of numerous articles on Russell and on topics in the philosophy of language.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Theory of Descriptions
Book Subtitle
Russell and the Philosophy of Language
Authors
Editors
  • Michael Beaney
Series Title
History of Analytic Philosophy
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-34319-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230343191
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-20116-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-29936-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 197
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