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Basic Topics in the Philosophy of Language

Robert M Harnish

Basic Topics in the Philosophy of Language

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy Of Language,
  • Textbooks,
  • Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Language and languages

  • The Physical Object
    FormatTextbook Binding
    Number of Pages633
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9291561M
    ISBN 100131505092
    ISBN 109780131505094


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An advanced-level treatment of basic topics in the philosophy of language as this discipline is understood in the analytic tradition. The main positions and the problems they pose are surveyed; focal themes include meaning, reference and truth.