Basic Topics in the Philosophy of Language
This collection of articles introduces students to the basic topics in the philosophy of language: meaning, reference, truth and opacity. Each selection is accompanied by study questions and extensive guides to further reading, and readings are designed to be central and non-technical.
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Intention and Convention in Speech Acts
Logic and Conversation
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