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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Attitude Problems
Subtitle: An Essay On Linguistic Intensionality
Written By: Graeme Forbes

Ascriptions of mental states to oneself and others give rise to many
interesting logical and semantic problems. Attitude Problems presents an
original account of mental state ascriptions that are made using
intensional transitive verbs such as 'want', 'seek', 'imagine', and
'worship'. Forbes offers a theory of how such verbs work that draws on
ideas from natural language semantics, philosophy of language, and aesthetics.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199274940
ISBN-13: 9780199274949
Pages: 208
Prices: U.K. £ 30.00