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Title Philosophy of language and linguistics. Volume I, The formal turn / Piotr Stalmaszczyk (ed.).
Imprint Frankfurt ; New Brunswick : Ontos Verlag, 2010.

Subject Formal languages -- Philosophy.
Alt Name Stalmaszczyk, Piotr.
Add Title Formal turn
Subject Formal languages -- Philosophy.
Alt Name Stalmaszczyk, Piotr.
Add Title Formal turn
Description 1 online resource (418 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Philosophy of Language and Linguistics: The Formal Turn. Preface; Philosophy, Linguistics and Semantic Interpretation; An Unresolved Issue: Nonsense in Natural Language and Non-Classical Logical and Semantic Systems; Varieties of Context-Dependence*; The Logos of Semantic Structure; The Good Samaritan and the Hygienic Cook: A Cautionary Tale About Linguistic Data; The Meaning of Multiple Quantified Sentences: Where Formal Semantics Meets Psycholinguistics; The Hybrid Theory of Reference for ProperNames; On the Nature of Statistical Language Laws; Vagueness and Contextualism.
The Myth of Semantic Structure*Scalar Implicatures, Communication, and Language Evolution; Semantics and Contextuality: The Case of Pia's Leaves; Is Logico-Semantical Analysis of Natural Language Expressions a Translation?; Beyond the Fregean Myth: The Value of Logical Values; Modal Calculus of Illocutionary Logic; 'Subjectivity' in Philosophy and Linguistics; Gottlob Frege, Philosophy of Language, and Predication; Order; Asymmetrical Semantics; Truth: An Anti-realist Adequacy Condition; Belief Reports: Defaults, Intentions and Scorekeeping; On Truth in Time; Index of names; Index of subjects.
Summary Papers gathered in the two volumes investigate the complex relations between philosophy of language and linguistics, viewed as independent, but mutually influencing one another, disciplines. They concentrate on the 'formal' and 'philosophical' turns in the philosophy of language, initiated by Gottlob Frege, with further developments associated with the work of Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz, W.O.V. Quine, Richard Montague, Pavel Tichy, Richard Rorty. The volumes bring together contributions by philosophers, logicians and linguists, representing different theoretic.
ISBN 9783110330472 (electronic bk.)
3110330474 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 854568780
Additional Format Print version: Stalmaszczyk, Piotr. Philosophy of Language and Linguistics : Volume I: The Formal Turn; Volume II: The Philosophical Turn. Berlin : De Gruyter, 2010 9783110330106

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