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  1. Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Frege on Sense and Reference

    By Mark Textor

    Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

    Gottlob Frege (1848-1925) is considered the father of modern logic and one of the founding figures of analytic philosophy. He was first and foremost a mathematician, but his major works also made important contributions to the philosophy of language. Frege’s writings are difficult and deal with...

    Published August 12th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Objectivity and the Language-Dependence of Thought

    A Transcendental Defence of Universal Lingualism

    By Christian Barth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    Does thought depend on language? Primarily as a consequence of the cognitive turn in empirical disciplines like psychology and ethology, many current empirical researchers and empirically minded philosophers tend to answer this question in the negative. This book rejects this mainstream view and...

    Published July 28th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Beyond the Letter (Routledge Revivals)

    A Philosophical Inquiry into Ambiguity, Vagueness and Methaphor in Language

    By Israel Scheffler

    Ambiguity, vagueness and metaphor are pervasive features of language, deserving of systematic study in their own right. Yet they have frequently been considered mere deviations from ideal language or obstacles to be avoided in the construction of scientific systems. First published in 1979, Beyond...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Philosophy and the Vision of Language

    By Paul Livingston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Philosophy and the Vision of Language explores the history and enduring significance of the twentieth-century turn to language as a specific object of investigation and resource for philosophical reflection. It traces the implications of the access to language in some of the most prominent projects...

    Published June 6th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Reading Brandom

    On Making It Explicit

    Edited by Bernhard Weiss, Jeremy Wanderer

    Robert Brandom’s Making It Explicit: Reasoning, Representing and Discursive Commitment is one of the most significant, talked about and daunting books published in philosophy in recent years. Featuring specially-commissioned chapters by leading international philosophers with replies by Brandom...

    Published April 8th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Wittgenstein at Work

    Method in the Philosophical Investigations

    Edited by Erich Ammereller, Eugen Fischer

    The later Wittgenstein is notoriously hard to understand. His novel philosophical approach is the key to understanding his perplexing work. This volume assembles leading Wittgenstein scholars to come to grips with its least well understood aspect: the unfamiliar aims and method that shape...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Ineffability and Philosophy

    By André Kukla

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth Century Philosophy

    Presenting a fascinating analysis of the idea of what can't be said, this book ascertains whether the notion of there being a truth, or a state of affairs, or knowledge that can't be expressed linguistically is a coherent notion. The author distinguishes different senses in which it might...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Quine

    By Peter Hylton

    Series: Arguments of the Philosophers

    Quine was one of the foremost philosophers of the Twentieth century. In this outstanding overview of Quine's philosophy, Peter Hylton shows why Quine is so important and how his philosophical naturalism has been so influential within analytic philosophy. Beginning with an overview of Quine's...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Arguing About Language

    Edited by Darragh Byrne, Max Kolbel

    Series: Arguing About Philosophy

    Arguing About Language presents a comprehensive selection of key readings on fundamental issues in the philosophy of language. It offers a fresh and exciting introduction to the subject, addressing both perennial problems and emerging topics. Classic readings from Frege, Russell, Kripke, Chomsky,...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Contest of Faculties (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophy and Theory after Deconstruction

    By Christopher Norris

    This Routledge Revival, first published in 1985, gives detailed attention to the bearing of literary theory on questions of truth, meaning and reference. On the one hand, deconstruction brings a vigilant awareness of the figural and narrative tropes that make up the discourse of philosophic reason....

    Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge