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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

By Peter Mark Roget

This book "supplies a vocabulary of English words and idiomatic phrases 'arranged … according to the ideas which they express'. The thesaurus, continually expanded and updated, has always remained in print, but this reissued first edition shows the impressive breadth of Roget's own knowledge and interests."


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Title: The Taming of the True
Written By: Neil Tennant
URL: http://www.oup-usa.org/isbn/0198237170.html
Description:

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 epistemology.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Semantics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198237170
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 488 pp
Prices: $ 60.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199251606
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 488 pp
Prices: $ 24.95