Language and Logic: A Speculative and Condition-theoretic Study
In this volume Van der Auwera attempts to clarify the idea that language reflects both mind and reality and to elucidate the reflection idea by turning it into the cornerstone of a linguistic theory of meaning.
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Language and Logic: A speculative and condition-theoretic study
Johan van der Auwera
Limited preview - 1985
abstract actual world analysis antecedent argued assertion or belief Auwera basic speech acts C.I. Lewis called chair claim con concept consciousness counterfactual defined definition desire distinction dyadic entities example existence F-SOA fact false falsity formal Haack indeterminacy intended interpretation John kangaroos lan least Lewis Liar Paradox linguistic literal meaning logic logicians lowerbound material implication matter mental mentalist modal modal logic mouse necessary and sufficient necessary truth necessity nominalist non-actual notion objects ontological operators particular SOA philosophy of mind phrastic possible worlds pragmatic presupposition problem propositional propositional logic pseudo-monadic psychological question realist reality reflection thesis reflectionism reflectionist relation semantic sense sentence sentential logic speaker speaks speech act subjunctive subtypes sufficient condition sufficient conditionality supervalue Suppose Table theory thing three-valued tion trivalent logic true truth-table truth-value conditions universal quantification universe upperbound vague wffs