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The Metaphysics of Meaning

byJerrold J. Katz

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Jerrold J. Katz offers a radical reappraisal of the "linguistic turn" in twentieth-century philosophy. He shows that the naturalism that emerged to become the dominant philosophical position was never adequately proved. Katz critiques the major arguments for contemporary naturalism and develops a new conception of the naturalistic fallacy. This conception, inspired by Moore, explains why attempts to naturalize linguistics and logic, and perhaps ethics, will fail. He offers a Platonist view of such disciplines, justifying it as the best explanation of their autonomy, their objectivity, and their normativity.

William Roberts Clark is Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics at New York University. William Bernhard is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. J. Lawrence Broz is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego.
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Title:The Metaphysics of MeaningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:372 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:October 8, 1992Publisher:The MIT Press

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ISBN - 10:0262610825

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