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Philosophy of language

Hardcover. Editor(s): Gironi, Fabio. Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; HPCF; HPJ; HPK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138703674
ISBN
9781138703674

€ 143.60

Paperback. Editor(s): Coulson, Seana; Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, Barbara. Series: Lodz Studies in Language. Num Pages: 400 pages, fig. BIC Classification: CFA; GTC; HP; JM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 151 x 210 x 25. Weight in Grams: 524.
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631541692
ISBN
9783631541692

€ 67.64

Hardcover. This book investigates the nature and properties of roots, the core elements of word meaning. Chapters adopt different theoretical approaches to examine the interaction of roots with syntactic structure, and the role of their semantic and morpho-phonological properties in that interaction. Editor(s): Alexiadou, Artemis; Borer, Hagit; Schafer, Florian. Series: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics. Num Pages: 352 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CFA; CFK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 240 x 162 x 27. Weight in Grams: 674.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199665266
ISBN
9780199665266

€ 76.41
€ 28.68

Hardcover. This volume analyzes how vagueness occurs and matters as a specific problem in the context of theories that are primarily about something else. Topics include vagueness and metaphysics, vagueness and logic, vagueness and linguistics, and vagueness and law. Editor(s): Ronzitti, Giuseppina. Series: Logic, Epistemology, and the Unity of Science. Num Pages: 216 pages, biography. BIC Classification: CFA; HPK; LAB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 164 x 18. Weight in Grams: 476.
Publisher
Springer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2011th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9789400703742
ISBN
9789400703742

€ 165.55

Hardcover. This is the first volume to offer a selection of texts from the field of deconstruction in all its radical diversity. It examines the fortunes of the term deconstruction, and the ideas associated with it, in the work of the leading commentators on Derrida's texts. Editor(s): McQuillan, Martin. Num Pages: 600 pages, bibliographies. BIC Classification: 3JJ; CFA; DSA; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 172 x 25. Weight in Grams: 1541.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748612550
ISBN
9780748612550

€ 138.07

Paperback. Editor(s): Russell, Gillian; Fara, Delia Graff. Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions. Num Pages: 950 pages, figures. BIC Classification: CFA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 176 x 42. Weight in Grams: 1544.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138776180
ISBN
9781138776180

€ 69.86

Paperback. Offers a comprehensive and accessible exploration of the scope and importance of Gottlob Frege's work. Editor(s): Ricketts, Tom; Potter, Michael. Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy. Num Pages: 660 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CFA; HPCF5; PBB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1028. Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy. 660 pages, illustrations. Editor(s): Ricketts, Tom; Potter, Michael. Offers a comprehensive and accessible exploration of the scope and importance of Gottlob Frege's work. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: CFA; HPCF5; PBB. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 30. Weight: 1044.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
660
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521624794
ISBN
9780521624794

€ 36.99
€ 36.07

Hardcover. Over the past few years, the tree model of time has been widely employed to deal with issues concerning the semantics of tensed discourse. This book examines this model and its alternatives, both from a semantic and from a metaphysical point of view. Editor(s): Correia, Fabrice; Iacona, Andrea. Series: Synthese Library. Num Pages: 176 pages, biography. BIC Classification: CFA; HPJ; HPL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 429.
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Number of pages
176
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9789400751668
ISBN
9789400751668

€ 123.84

Paperback. This alphabetical guide to language and mind gives an up-to-date introduction to the key topics of speech comprehension, speech production and child language. The entries are concise and lucid, and provide an easy-to-read overview of an area of linguistics which lies at the core of the human ability to use language. Series: Glossaries in Linguistics. Num Pages: 140 pages, 5 b&w illustrations, bibliography. BIC Classification: CFA; CFD; GBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 199 x 134 x 11. Weight in Grams: 138.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Number of pages
140
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1St Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748618248
ISBN
9780748618248

€ 18.72

Paperback. A textbook/software package that covers first-order language in a method appropriate for a wide range of courses, from first logic courses for undergraduates (philosophy, mathematics, and computer science) to a first graduate logic course. It also includes applications for mobile devices, exercises, and a dedicated website. Num Pages: 650 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: CFA; HPL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 240 x 203 x 44. Weight in Grams: 1298.
Publisher
Center for the Study of Language and Inf
Number of pages
650
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781575866321
ISBN
9781575866321

€ 64.41

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, facsimiles. BIC Classification: 2ADF; AV; CFA; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 178.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1987
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780006861355
ISBN
9780006861355

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Hardcover. This volume proposes a new, post-Newtonian alley in the study of modern language and communication, which labels the new linguistics as ecolinguistics. This offers new theoretical departure models for educational programs, for psychological/therapeutic interventions, or for self-exploratory and self-educational undertakings of a human communicator. Num Pages: 126 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; CFD; HP; JM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 189 x 219 x 13. Weight in Grams: 266.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631667668
ISBN
9783631667668

€ 30.99
€ 29.43

Hardcover. In rewriting the philosophy of grammar, Braine restores the dynamic conception of language, reuniting structure and communicative function. Grammar, typically through the verb, gives the sentence its "saying" function, the verb being what brings the sentence to life, giving the sentences other elements their role and force. Num Pages: 812 pages. BIC Classification: CFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 262 x 185 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1576.
Publisher
Catholic University of America Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813221748
ISBN
9780813221748

€ 95.99

Paperback. This text examines the nature of language from the perspective of inference rather than representation. It proposes a theory that renders linguistic "meaning" in terms of "use", explaining how semantic content can be conferred on expressions and attitudes that are part of social practice. Num Pages: 768 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; CFB; CFG; JMR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 162 x 36. Weight in Grams: 998.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674543300
ISBN
9780674543300

€ 48.99
€ 40.44

Paperback. This work provides an approachable introduction to the complex system that the author's title "Making it Explicit" mapped out. Robert Brandom's work, making the move from representationalism to inferentialism, constitutes a near-Copernican shift in philosophy of language. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; HPJ; HPK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 142 x 16. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1St Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674006928
ISBN
9780674006928

€ 35.99
€ 30.18

Hardcover. The ethical question is the question of our times. Within critical theory, it has focused on the act of reading. This original and courageous study reverses the terms of inquiry to analyse the ethical composition of the act of writing. Num Pages: 256 pages, None. BIC Classification: CFA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 538.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Edition
y First edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748618309
ISBN
9780748618309

€ 106.93

Hardcover. Challenging the linear view of history which confines or predetermines the outcome of politics, this book argues for an 'untimely' politics, rendering the past problematic and the future unpredictable. Series: Taking on the Political. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 467.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748617661
ISBN
9780748617661

€ 101.75

Paperback. Series: Chomsky Perspectives. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; JFC; JPA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Pluto Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745335643
ISBN
9780745335643

€ 18.99
€ 17.41

Paperback. Editor(s): McDonald, Christie V.; Wihl, Gary. Series: Literature & Philosophy. Num Pages: 224 pages, 15 illustrations. BIC Classification: CFA; DSA; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 21. Weight in Grams: 513. Fine copy.
Publisher
Pennsylvania State Univ Pr (Txt) Pennsylvania
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KNH0011474
ISBN
9780271010113

€ 5.28

Hardcover. The status of "standard English" has featured in linguistic, educational and cultural debates over decades. This volume ranges from the 1830s to Conservative education policies in the 1990s and on to the implications of the National Curriculum for English language teaching in schools. Num Pages: 303 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFA; CFB; CFC; CJA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 22. Weight in Grams: 538.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Edition
2nd ed. 2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333990353
ISBN
9780333990353

€ 115.51

Paperback. What is the necessary raison d'etre that puzzles serve? Why did they emerge at the same time in history as myth, magic and the occult arts? And why can't we put them down? This book presents an exploration of the philosophical implications of the puzzle instinct. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: CFA; JMR; PB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 225 x 145 x 19. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253217080
ISBN
9780253217080

€ 21.99
€ 21.58

Paperback. Features a survey of everything from how sounds become speech to how names work. This work also talks about eyebrow flashes, whistling languages, how parents teach their children to speak, how politeness travels across languages and how the way we talk show not just how old we are but where we're from and even who we want to be. Num Pages: 512 pages, Yes. BIC Classification: CFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 134 x 22. Weight in Grams: 360.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
First Paperback Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141015521
ISBN
9780141015521

€ 12.00
€ 11.64

Paperback. Discusses topics such as: freedom to act; weakness of the will; the logical form of talk about actions, intentions, and causality; the logic of practical reasoning; Hume's theory of the indirect passions; and the nature and limits of decision theory. This book argues for an ontology which includes events along with persons and other objects. Series: The Philosophical Essays of Donald Davidson. Num Pages: 352 pages, appendices. BIC Classification: HP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 138 x 21. Weight in Grams: 428.
Publisher
Clarendon Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199246274
ISBN
9780199246274

€ 37.57

Paperback. Num Pages: 340 pages. BIC Classification: 2GDC; CFA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 18. Weight in Grams: 490.
Publisher
University of Hawai'i Press United States
Number of pages
340
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780824810689
ISBN
9780824810689

€ 37.33

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