Linguistic philosophy : the central story / Garth L. Hallett
- Hallett, Garth L., 1927-
- Albany : State University of New York Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- x, 233 pages ; 23 cm.
- SUNY series in philosophy
- The issue of language's authority -- The question's centrality -- Plato's recourse to nonlinguistic forms -- Aquinas and the primacy of mental truth -- The Tractatus : precise thought versus imprecise language -- Carnap's limited linguistic turn -- Tarski, truth, and claims of linguistic incoherence -- Wittgenstein's acceptance of the authority of language -- Wittgenstein versus theoretical "intuitions" -- Flew and paradigm-case arguments -- Russell's critique of "common sense" -- Malcolm and the "ordinary language" debate -- Austin, statements, and their truth -- A lead overlooked : from meaning to truth -- Kripke, Putnam, and rigid designation -- Quine, linguistic truths, and holistic theory -- Quine, indeterminacy, and the opacity of language -- Rorty, Stich, and pragmatic assertability -- Habermas, communicative speech, and validity -- Past, present, and future : an overview.
- 9780791473610 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0791473619 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780791473627 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0791473627 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-229) and index.
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