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Truth and meaning : an introduction to the philosophy of language

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Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Taylor, Kenneth Allen, 1954-
Title Statement
Truth and meaning : an introduction to the philosophy of language / Kenneth Taylor.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Oxford, UK ;   Malden, Mass. :   Blackwell,   1998.  
Physical Medium
xv, 399 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
1577180488 (alk. paper) 1577180496 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [382]-389) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Language and languages --Philosophy.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS

List of Exhibits = ⅷ

Preface = ⅹ

Acknowledgments = xiv

Ⅰ Fregean Beginnings = 1

 1 A Puzzle = 2

  1.1 A failed solution

  1.2 Sense and reference as the key to the puzzle = 5

 2 Sense as a Criterion of Identification of a Reference = 8

 3 Empty Names

 4 Sentences as Referring Expressions = 13

 5 Further Consequences of Compositionality = 18

 6 Oblique Contexts = 21

 7 Thoughts = 25

  7.1 Thoughts are the primary hearers of truth value = 25

  7.2 Thoughts have absolute truth values = 33

  7.3 Thoughts are structured complexes = 35

  7.4 Thoughts have no owner = 37

Ⅱ Definite Descriptions and Other Objects of Wonder = 44

 I Russell's Theory of Descriptions = 45

  1.l Russell's puzzles = 45

  1.2 Russell's solutions = 49

 2 Descriptions in the Syntax of English = 65

 3 Strawson's Criticisms of Russell = 71

  3.1 Sentences, utterances, and uses = 72

  3.2 Significance of type vs use of tokens = 73

  3.3 Entailment vs presupposition = 75

 4 The Referential-Attributive Distinction = 79

  4.1 The initial distinction = 79

  4.2 Pragmatics or semantics? = 81

 5 Descriptions, Pronouns, and Anaphora = 89

  5.1 Varieties of anaphora = 89

  5.2 Descriptions and anaphora = 92

  5.3 Donkey anaphora = 98

  5.4 A syntactic characterization of unbound anaphora = 101

  5.5 Neale on D-type pronouns = 105

Ⅲ Truth and Meaning : The Tarskian Paradigm = 113

 1 Tarski's Theory of Truth = 113

  1.l Convention T = 113

  1.2 Semanticclomreandtheliarparadox = 131

  1.3 A brief sketch of the formal details = 134

 2 Tarski and the Semantics of Natural Language : Problems and Prospects = 145

  2.1 Davidson's program for the theory of meaning = 147

  2.2 Broken promises? = 158

  2.3 Dreams of a causal theory of reference = 166

  2.4 A holistic rejoinder = 170

Ⅳ Foundations of Intensional Semantics = 181

 1 Hallmarks of Intensionality = 181

  l 1 Intensional operators and connectives are not truth functional = 181

  1.2 Intensional contexts tolerate emptiness = 186

  1.3 Intensional contexts block free substitution = 189

  1.4 Quantification and intensional contexts = 192

 2 Intensions = 201

  2.1 Intensions and possible worlds = 201

  2.2 Structured intensions = 204

 3 Names and Descriptions Again = 212

 4 Satisfaction and Truth in Quantified Modal Logic = 218

 5 A Brief Guide to the Metaphysics of Modality = 229

  5.1 Quine on de re modalities = 230

  5.2 Extreme modal realism = 236

  5.3 Actualism and world surrogates = 239

 6 The Need Question Reconsidered = 246

Ⅴ Language and Context = 258

 1 A Challenge to Fregean Semantics = 261

 2 Content vs Character ; Circumstance vs Context = 269

 3 Indexicals as Expressions of Direct Reference = 276

 4 Character, Content, and Propositional Attitudes = 282

 5 Kaplan on Demonstratives = 291

  5.l True demonstratives vs pure indexicals = 291

  5.2 Demonstrations and demonstratives = 294

 VI Language in Action = 303

 1 Preliminaries = 303

 2 Grice on Meaning and Intention = 311

 3 An Illustrative Taxonomy of Illocutionary Acts = 319

  3.1 Illocutionary point = 321

  3.2 Further components of illocutionary force = 325

 4 Conversational Implicature = 334

 5 Presupposition Again = 347

  5.1 Projecting presuppositions semantically = 354

  5.2 A pragmatic approach to presupposition = 364

Bibliography = 382

Index = 390



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