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Thu Dec 12 2002

Books: Semantics/Linguistic Theories: Tennant

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  1. bartonm, The Taming of the True: Tennant

Message 1: The Taming of the True: Tennant

Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 14:50:22 +0000
From: bartonm <>
Subject: The Taming of the True: Tennant

Title: The Taming of the True
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press		 
Book URL:
Author: Neil Tennant, Ohio State University 

Hardback: ISBN: 0198237170, Pages: 488 pp, Price: $ 60.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0199251606, Pages: 488 pp, Price: $ 24.95

The Taming of the True defends and develops global semantic
anti-realism. Neil Tennant argues compellingly that every truth is
knowable, and that manifestationism in the theory of meaning entails
logical reform. He extends semantic anti-realism to empirical
discourse, developing new accounts of the analytic/synthetic
distinction, cognitive significance and constructive
falsifiability. The book has important consequences for the philosophy
of mathematics and logic, the theory of meaning, metaphysics, and

Lingfield(s): Linguistic Theories,
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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