By Matthew H. Slater
These fifteen unique essays handle the middle semantic strategies of reference and referring from either philosophical and linguistic views. After an introductory essay that casts present tendencies in reference and referring when it comes to an ongoing discussion among Fregean and Russellian methods, the ebook addresses particular subject matters, balancing breadth of assurance with thematic solidarity.
The participants, all top or rising students, handle trenchant neo-Fregean demanding situations to the direct reference place; reflect on what confident claims may be made in regards to the mechanism of reference; deal with the function of a thought of reference inside of broader theoretical context; and examine different kinds of linguistic expressions utilized in referring actions that could themselves be referring expressions. The topical harmony and accessibility of the essays, the stage-setting introductory essay, and the excellent index mix to make R eference and Referring, in addition to the opposite books within the issues in modern Philosophy sequence, acceptable to be used in complicated undergraduate and graduate courses.
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