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Books: Linguistic Theories: Schmitt (Ed.)

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Message 1: Theories of Truth: Schmitt (Ed.)

Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2004 14:49:08 -0500 (EST)
From: jobrien <jobrienblackwellpublishing.com>
Subject: Theories of Truth: Schmitt (Ed.)


Title: Theories of Truth
Series Title: Blackwell Readings in Philosophy
 
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing http://www.blackwellpublishing.com 
 
Book URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631222162&site=1 

Editor: Frederick F. Schmitt, Indiana University 

Hardback: ISBN: 0631222162, Pages: 336, Price: 71.95
Paperback: ISBN: 0631222170, Pages: 336, Price: 29.95

 
Abstract:

The classic and contemporary readings in this collection represent the
four most influential theories of truth -- correspondence, pragmatist,
coherence, and deflationary theories.

-A collection of classic and contemporary philosophical reflections on
 the nature of truth.
-Opens with an introduction to theories of truth, designed for readers
 with little or no prior knowledge of the subject.
-Divided into four sections on the most important theories of truth -
 correspondence, pragmatist, coherence, and deflationary theories.
-Brings together articles in the recent debate over the correspondence
 theory and deflationism that are not otherwise available in one place.
-Includes contributions by C.S. Peirce, William James, Bertrand
 Russell, Alfred Tarski, Hartry Field, Dorothy Grover, Anil Gupta and
 others.
-Concludes with an extensive bibliography of recent articles on truth.


Lingfield(s):	Linguistic Theories 

Written In:	English (Language Code: ENG)


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