Language, Thought And Reference

Hardcover | March 31, 2010

byG. Powell

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How should we analyse the meaning of proper names, indexicals, demonstratives and definite descriptions? What relation do such expressions stand to the objects they designate or to mental representations of those objects? George Powell casts new light on these and other questions by approaching them from within a cognitive framework.

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How should we analyse the meaning of proper names, indexicals, demonstratives and definite descriptions? What relation do such expressions stand to the objects they designate or to mental representations of those objects? George Powell casts new light on these and other questions by approaching them from within a cognitive framework.

GEORGE POWELL is a post-doctoral researcher at University College London.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:March 31, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230227953

ISBN - 13:9780230227958

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Theoretical Background
Proper Names
Indexicals
Definitie Descriptions
Complex Demonstratives
Conclusion
References
Index