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Author Hallett, Garth L., 1927-
Title Linguistic philosophy : the central story / Garth L. Hallett.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [2008]
©2008

Series SUNY series in philosophy
SUNY series in philosophy.
Subject Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Series SUNY series in philosophy
SUNY series in philosophy.
Subject Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Description 1 online resource (x, 233 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-229) and index.
Contents The issue of language's authority -- The question's centrality -- Plato's recourse to nonlinguistic forms -- Aquinas and the primacy of mental truth -- The Tractatus : precise thought versus imprecise language -- Carnap's limited linguistic turn -- Tarski, truth, and claims of linguistic incoherence -- Wittgenstein's acceptance of the authority of language -- Wittgenstein versus theoretical "intuitions" -- Flew and paradigm-case arguments -- Russell's critique of "common sense" -- Malcolm and the "ordinary language" debate -- Austin, statements, and their truth -- A lead overlooked : from meaning to truth -- Kripke, Putnam, and rigid designation -- Quine, linguistic truths, and holistic theory -- Quine, indeterminacy, and the opacity of language -- Rorty, Stich, and pragmatic assertability -- Habermas, communicative speech, and validity -- Past, present, and future : an overview.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781435648449 (electronic bk.)
1435648447 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 232652550
Additional Format Print version: Hallett, Garth. Linguistic philosophy. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2008 9780791473610 0791473619 (DLC) 2007024535 (OCoLC)144769366