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Philosophy of Meaning & Representation

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About This Book
  • Foreword By :
  • Binding: : Hardbound
  • 13 Digit ISBN : 9788124600696
  • 10 Digit ISBN : 8124600694
  • Edition : 1st edition
  • Year : 1996
  • Pages : xv, 203 p.
  • Bibliographic Details : Bibliography; Index
  • Size : 23 cm
  • Weight (approx.) : 350 gm

Preface

1. Foundations of a Theory of Meaning

Semantics of Representations
Languages as a Universal Medium
Universal Language and Universal Grammar
Meaning and Reality
Meaning and Truth
Meaning and Representations

2. The Structure of Representations I

Frege on Logic and Language
Sense and Reference
Truth and Representations
Sense, Logic and the World
Wittgenstein and Transcendental Logic
The Picture Theory
Sense and the World-Order
Semantic Holism
Logic or Representations

3. The Structure of Representations II

Truth and the Rationality of the Semantic Discourse
Axioms of Truth and Meaning
Truth, Reality and Representations
Interpretation, Belief and Meaning
Semantic Holism and the Constraints of Empiricism
Dummett and the Semantics of Assertions
Truth, Meaning and Representations
Dummett Against Holism

4. Truth, Reference and the World-Order

Truth-Based Semantics
Sense and the World
Scrutability of Reference
Balancing Holism
Truth and Being
Being as World-Order
Symbolic Forms and the Representations of the World

5. The Ways of Meaning: Realism and Anti-Realism

Truth and Meaning
Truth and Meaning as Disclosures
Language, Fields and Meanings
Truth-Conditions and the Field of Language
Anti-Realism and the Fate of Truth-Conditions
From Anti-Realism to Internal Realism
The Unified Theory

6. Semantics Denaturalized

Semantic Naturalism
The Facts of the Matter
Semantics Needs Foundations
Against Naturalism
Now-Naturalism and Semantic Facts
Autonomy of Meaning and Semantic Theory

Bibliography
Index

 

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