Propositions and Attitudes

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Nathan U. Salmon, Scott Soames
Oxford University Press, 1988 - History - 282 pages
The concept of a proposition is important in several areas of philosophy and central to the philosophy of language. This collection of readings investigates many different philosophical issues concerning the nature of propositions and the ways they have been regarded through the years. Reflecting both the history of the topic and the range of contemporary views, the book includes articles from Bertrand Russell, Gottlob Frege, the Russell-Frege Correspondence, Alonzo Church, David Kaplan, John Perry, Saul Kripke, Hilary Putnam, Mark Richard, Scott Soames, and Nathan Salmon.

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Nathan U. Salmon (Santa Barbara, CA) is professor of philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is also the author of Frege's Puzzle, numerous articles in analytic metaphysics and the philosophy of language, and the coeditor of Propositions and Attitudes.

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