Category: Anthology | Length: 752 pages | Published: 2012. Topics are structured in four parts in the book. 439 ratings — An invaluable overview of the philosophy of language by one of its most important practitioners, this book will be essential reading for all serious students of philosophy. Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy) William G. Lycan. Following these links will help you quickly find a broader range of options if the listed books do not fit what you are looking for. 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Quintessential ‘philosophy of language’ texts? Investigations may include inquiry into the nature of meaning, intentionality, reference, the constitution of sentences, concepts, learning, and thought. 4.5 out of 5 stars 19. 65 ratings — 2 ratings — In addition to explaining the progress philosophers have made toward creating a theoretical framework for the study of language, Scott Soames investigates foundational concepts–such as truth, reference, and meaning–that are central to the philosophy of language and important to philosophy as a whole. Author William G. Lycan structures the book into four general parts. published 1975, avg rating 4.42 — published, avg rating 3.97 — Here are the best books on the philosophy of language in no particular order. 48 ratings — published 1960, avg rating 3.77 — Now in its third edition, Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces students to the main issues and theories in twenty-first-century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic phenomena. The emphasis is on issues that have a direct bearing on concerns about knowledge, reality, meaning, and understanding. 937 ratings — 21 ratings — Now in itsthird edition,Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces students to the main issues and theories in twenty-first-century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic phenomena. published 1979, avg rating 3.76 — Publisher description: Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction introduces the student to the main issues and theories in twentieth century philosophy of language, focusing specifically on linguistic phenomena. Interweaving the historical development of the subject with a thematic overview of the different approaches to meaning, the book provides students with the tools necessary to understand contemporary analytic philosophy. published -350, avg rating 4.05 — The book then builds on this account, exploring new thinking about propositions, possibility, and the relationship between meaning, assertion, and other aspects of language use. published 1884, avg rating 4.05 — 102 ratings — It’s important to note that there is no single best book on the philosophy of language. 5,922 ratings — “მასთან თუ ვარ, ვჩუმდები, რადგან ყველაზე პატარა სიტყვები: ჰო, ახლავე, ასე, და, მაგრამ, მერე, ვაი! …, Category: Comprehensive Textbook | Length: 1083 pages | Published: 2008. Many beginning students in philosophy of language find themselves grappling with dense and difficult texts not easily understood by someone new to the field. The book then builds on this account, exploring new thinking about propositions, possibility, and the relationship between meaning, assertion, and other aspects of language use. 12,658 ratings — Welcome back. In this book one of the world's foremost philosophers of language presents his unifying vision of the field--its principal achievements, its most pressing current questions, and its most promising future directions. It includes some of the most important basic sources in philosophy of language, as … The book then builds on this account, exploring new thinking about propositions, possibility, and the relationship between meaning, assertion, and other aspects of language use. What is the nature of language? 0 Reviews. https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/philosophy-of-language published 1994, avg rating 3.97 — From beginner-friendly introductions to comprehensive textbooks on the philosophy of language, this page features books to suit any learning style. 42 ratings — Paperback. In analytic philosophy, philosophy of language investigates the nature of language, the relations between language, language users, and the world. 8 ratings — In Stock. In addition to explaining the progress philosophers have made toward creating a theoretical framework for the study of language, … The book is one of the best introductory book in regards with philosophy of language which starts with the German philosopher Gottolb Frege who tried to give a systematic notion of meaning by appealing the two properties : reference and sense. Part III, Pragmatics and Speech Acts, introduces the basic concepts of linguistic pragmatics, includes a detailed discussion of the problem of indirect force and surveys approaches to metaphor. 5 ratings — 7 ratings — Philosophy of language by William P. Alston, 1964, Prentice-Hall edition, in English How is linguistic communication possible? Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. This engaging and accessible introduction to the philosophy of language provides an important guide to one of the liveliest and most challenging areas of study in philosophy.Interweaving the historical development of the subject with a thematic overview of the different approaches to meaning, the book provides students with the tools necessary to understand contemporary analytical philosophy. Category: Short Introduction | Length: 200 pages | Published: 2012, Publisher description: In this book one of the world’s foremost philosophers of language presents his unifying vision of the field–its principal achievements, its most pressing current questions, and its most promising future directions. The philosophy of language is an intimidating field, even to people who know a lot about language: filled with abstruse distinctions and traps for misunderstanding. This list is part of a collection of over 100 philosophy reading lists which aim to provide a central resource for philosophy book recommendations. published 1985, avg rating 4.07 — An invaluable overview of the philosophy of language by one of its most important practitioners, this book will be essential reading for all serious students of philosophy. - ძალიან დატვირთულია, ივანისთვის ასმაგი მნიშვნელობით ითქმის, ათასჯერ უფრო მეტი მნიშვნელობა აქვს, ვიდრე სიტყვიერ პაექრობებს, სახალისო ამბებს თუ ანეგდოტებს, რომლებიც ჩემგან მეგობრებს ან სხვა ადამიანებს სმენიათ, და ჟესტებს, კაპრიზებს, მოჩვენებით საქციელებს, რადგან ივანისთვის მოსაჩენებელი არაფერი მაქვს, არაფერს ვაკეთებ თავის მოსაჩვენებლად.”, “(...), dat alle woorduitingen meer of minder ontwikkelde verbale imperatieven zijn, dat dus toespreken altijd neerkomt op bevelen of bedreigen, en begrijpen op gehoorzamen; (...)”, avg rating 4.00 — 3 ratings — Philosophy of Language introduces the student to the main issues and theories in twentieth-century philosophy of language. The first part of the book describes how philosophers from Frege, Russell, Tarski, and Carnap to Kripke, Kaplan, and Montague developed precise techniques for understanding the languages of logic and mathematics, and how these techniques have been refined and extended to the study of natural human languages. published 1965, avg rating 4.02 — published 1953, avg rating 4.07 — published 1952, avg rating 4.67 — Part I, Reference and Referring Expressions, includes topics such as Russell’s Theory of Desciptions, Donnellan’s distinction, problems of anaphora, the description theory of proper names, Searle’s cluster theory, and the causal-historical theory. published 1982, avg rating 4.11 — The best books on The Philosophy of Language 1 The Foundations of Arithmetic by Gottlob Frege 2 Naming and Necessity by Saul A Kripke 3 Themes from Kaplan by Joseph Almog, John Perry and Howard Wettstein 4 Syntactic Structures by Noam Chomsky 5 Frege’s Puzzle by Nathan Salmon 3 ratings — published 1965, avg rating 3.85 — Published in 2010 Scott Soames' `Philosophy of Language' is an instalment in Princeton Foundations of Contemporary Philosophy series. 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This pervasive concern for language often makes it difficult to distinguish philosophy of language from general philosophy. 69 ratings — 32 ratings — The Philosophy of Language, Sixth Edition, is an excellent introduction to such fundamental questions. 517 ratings — 1,662 ratings — 338 ratings — 19,517 ratings — FREE Shipping. 260 ratings — published 1980, avg rating 4.24 — 2,868 ratings — 3,012 ratings — published 1929, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Paperback), Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction (Paperback), Philosophical Papers, Volume 2: Mind, Language and Reality (Paperback), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language (Paperback), Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language (Paperback), Why Does Language Matter to Philosophy? 74 ratings — These lists were created by searching through hundreds of university course syllabi, internet encyclopedia bibliographies, and community recommendations. 4.1 out of 5 stars 13. In this textbook, Michael Morris offers a critical introduction to the central issues of the philosophy of language. published, avg rating 4.20 — 38 ratings — Links to the syllabi and other sources used to create this list are at the end of the post. 227 ratings — collection of over 100 philosophy reading lists, Philosophy of Language: A Contemporary Introduction, The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language, Bibliography for the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy article on Philosophy of Language, The best books on The Philosophy of Language recommended by Scott Soames. Refresh and try again. What is the relationship between language and the world? published 1986, avg rating 4.71 — Details. Philosophy of Language provides a comprehensive, meticulous survey of twentieth-century and contemporary philosophical theories of meaning. The book then builds on this account, exploring new thinking about propositions, possibility, and the relationship between meaning, assertion, and other aspects of language use. published 1998, avg rating 3.60 — ‎This collection of classic and contemporary essays in philosophy of language offers a concise introduction to the field for students in graduate and upper-division undergraduate courses. You can also follow The Daily Idea on Facebook and Twitter for updates. Concise Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Language and Linguistics comprehensively analyzes and evaluates many of the most interesting facets of this vibrant field. Philosophers have raised and struggled with questions relating to human language for more than 2000 years. This book focuses on two main facets of the philosophy of language: its contribution to the development of a theoretical framework for studying language, and the investigation of foundational concepts—truth, reference, meaning, possibility, propositions, assertion, and implicature—that are needed for this investigation, and important for philosophy as a whole. Part I, Reference and Referring, includes topics such as Russell's Theory of Descriptions … This item: Philosophy of Language: The Classics Explained (The MIT Press) by Colin McGinn Paperback $25.00. 70 ratings — Philosophy of language is the branch of philosophy that examines the nature of meaning, the relationship of language to reality, and the ways in which we use, learn, and understand language. published 2006, avg rating 3.90 — How do metaphors work? Topics are structured in three parts in the book. Topics are structured in three parts in the book. 9 reviews. The best book for you will depend heavily on your preferred learning style and the amount of time/energy you’re willing to spend reading. In Stock. 128 ratings — published 1973, avg rating 3.44 — Personal book recommendations tend to be highly subjective, idiosyncratic, and unreliable. Reviewed in the United States on September 23, 2011. 229 ratings — Soames is a well known philosopher with numerous publications in the philosophy of language. 3,950 ratings — published, avg rating 4.38 — ABSTRACT. An edited collection of articles taken from the award … Philosophy of Language: The Key Thinkers offers a comprehensive historical overview of this fascinating field. 457 ratings — Incorporating insights from new coeditor David Sosa, the sixth edition collects forty-eight of the most important articles in the field, making it the most up-to-date and comprehensive volume on the subject. 239 ratings — What is the best book to get a comprehensive overview of the philosophy of language? A superb international team contribute more than forty brand-new essays covering topics from the nature of language to meaning, truth, and reference, and the interfaces of philosophy of language with linguistics, psychology, logic, epistemology, and metaphysics. Thirteen specially commissioned essays introduce and explore the contributions of those philosophers who have shaped the subject and the central issues and arguments therein. Philosophy of Language introduces the student to the main issues and theories in twentieth-century philosophy of language. 4,925 ratings — published 1975, avg rating 4.03 — An introduction to philosophy of language through systematic and accessible explanations of ten classic texts by such thinkers as Frege, Kripke, Russell, and Putnam. 914 ratings — Book Description. 843 ratings — Colin McGinn is a lucid and sure-footed guide through this murky terrain, and this is the book that many of us have been waiting for. It will be an essential resource for anyone working in the central areas of philosophy, for linguists interested in syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, and for psychologists and cognitive scientists working on language. Part I, Reference and Referring Expressions, includes topics such as Russell's Theory of Desciptions, Donnellan's distinction,… : A Book of Essays (Paperback), Modern Philosophy of Language (Hardcover), The Foundations of Arithmetic: A Logico-Mathematical Enquiry into the Concept of Number (Paperback), When Words Are Called For: A Defense of Ordinary Language Philosophy (Hardcover), Marxism and the Philosophy of Language (Paperback), List of important publications in philosophy: Ancient philosophy. 76 ratings — Philosophy of language by William P. Alston, 1964, Prentice-Hall edition, in English 43 ratings — published 1993, avg rating 4.00 — Publisher description: What is meaning? Featuring classic quotations by Aristotle, Epicurus, David Hume, Friedrich Nietzsche, Bertrand Russell, Michel Foucault, and many more, A History of Western Philosophy in 500 Essential Quotations is ideal for anyone looking to quickly understand the fundamental ideas that have shaped the modern world. published 1967, avg rating 3.96 — Interweaving the historical development of the subject with a thematic overview of the different approaches to meaning, the book provides students with the tools necessary to understand contemporary analytic philosophy. published 1968, avg rating 4.23 — published 1999, avg rating 4.01 — published 1980, avg rating 3.94 — Category: Reference | Length: 145 pages | Published: 2019. published 1915, avg rating 3.66 — 48 ratings — An invaluable overview of the philosophy of language by one of its most important practitioners, this book will be essential reading for all serious students of philosophy. 58 ratings — ‎Philosophy of Language introduces the student to the main issues and theories in twentieth-century philosophy of language. 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