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LINGUIST List 16.3034

Thu Oct 20 2005

Books: Philosophy of Language: Hornsby, Longworth (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Megan Zdrojkowski <meganlinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Matt Glidden, Reading Philosophy of Language: Hornsby, Longworth (Eds)

Message 1: Reading Philosophy of Language: Hornsby, Longworth (Eds)
Date: 19-Oct-2005
From: Matt Glidden <blackwellnewsbos.blackwellpublishing.net>
Subject: Reading Philosophy of Language: Hornsby, Longworth (Eds)

Title: Reading Philosophy of Language
Subtitle: Selected Texts with Interactive Commentary
Series Title: Reading Philosophy
Published: 2005
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing

Editor: Jennifer Hornsby, Birkbeck College, University of London
Editor: Guy Longworth, Birkbeck College, University of London
Hardback: ISBN: 1405124849 Pages: 336 Price: U.S. $ 64.95
Hardback: ISBN: 1405124849 Pages: 336 Price: U.K. £ 50.00
Paperback: ISBN: 1405124857 Pages: 336 Price: U.K. £ 15.99
Paperback: ISBN: 1405124857 Pages: 336 Price: U.S. $ 29.95

Designed for readers new to the subject, Reading Philosophy of Language
presents key texts in the philosophy of language together with helpful
editorial guidance.

*A concise collection of key texts in the philosophy of language.
*Ideal for readers new to the subject.
*Features seminal texts by leading figures in the field, such as Austin,
Chomsky, Davidson, Dummett and Searle.
*Presents three texts on each of five key topics: speech and performance;
meaning and truth; knowledge of language; meaning and compositionality; and
non-literal meaning.
*A volume introduction from the editors outlines the subject's principal
*Introductions to each chapter locate the pieces in context and explain
relevant terminology and theories.
*Interactive commentaries help readers to engage with the texts.

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language

Written In: English (eng )

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Elsevier Ltd. http://www.elsevier.com/linguistics
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International Pragmatics Assoc. http://ipra-www.uia.ac.be/ipra/
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
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