Philosophical and Linguistic Analyses of Reference by Stalmaszczyk, PiotrPhilosophical and Linguistic Analyses of Reference by Stalmaszczyk, Piotr

Philosophical and Linguistic Analyses of Reference

EditorStalmaszczyk, Piotr

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Papers in this collection provide philosophical and linguistic analyses of reference. The topics discussed include different types of reference, problems of identity, indexicality, reference fixing and descriptions. Other issues covered in individual chapters concern events and the event-argument hypothesis, predicate reference, definite descriptions, contextualism, types of quantifications, faultless disagreement, vagueness, reference in minimalism, and the reference system for coding spatial information in Hausa. The contributions discuss the approaches proposed by Gottlob Frege, Donald Davidson, and Saul Kripke, and contribute to the debate on reference in contemporary philosophy of language and linguistics.
Piotr Stalmaszczyk is a Professor of English language and linguistics at the University of Łódź (Poland), where he holds the Chair of English and General Linguistics. His research is concerned predominantly with linguistic methodology and the philosophy of language and linguistics. He has edited several volumes on semantics, pragmatics...
Title:Philosophical and Linguistic Analyses of ReferenceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.45 × 6.06 × 0.78 inPublished:April 20, 2016Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631662645

ISBN - 13:9783631662649

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Table of Contents

Contents: Philosophy of language – Linguistics – Sense – Reference – Events – Proper names – Identity – Indexicality – Context – Vagueness – Faultless disagreement – Semantics – Max Black – Gottlob Frege – Donald Davidson – Hausa.