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Philosophy of language

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. A critical assessment of recent experiments where it was attempted to impart a language, either natural or invented, to an ape. The performance of the animals is compared with the semantic and syntactic development in children, both speaking and signing. Series Editor(s): Goody, Jack; Hawthorn, Geoffrey; Dunn, John. Series: Themes in the Social Sciences. Num Pages: 204 pages, l plate. BIC Classification: CFA; CFDC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 470.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
204
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521404877
ISBN
9780521404877

€ 77.82

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

€ 124.58

Paperback. Taking the linguistics students beyond the classical logic used in introductory courses into the variety of non standard logics that are commonly used in research, this book embraces a variety of material, including modal logic, partial logic, situation semantics and the growing area of the substructural logics, starting with simple and more. Series: Edinburgh Advanced Textbooks in Linguistics. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: CFA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 158 x 25. Weight in Grams: 504.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748691630
ISBN
9780748691630

€ 29.16

Paperback. Num Pages: 528 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; JM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 33. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Penguin Group
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141980775
ISBN
9780141980775

€ 13.99
€ 11.73

Paperback. Series: European Semiotics/Semiotiques Europeennes. Num Pages: 182 pages. BIC Classification: CBX; CFA; CFK; GTE; HP; PSA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 234 x 12. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783039106547
ISBN
9783039106547

€ 54.51

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
€ 35.96

Paperback. Arrives at a view of translation in its broadest sense: a means for decoding how we shape the cultural realm in which we live. Series: Bloomsbury Advances in Translation. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; CFP. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 289 x 14. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472526274
ISBN
9781472526274

€ 29.99
€ 28.36

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

€ 95.69

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

€ 67.59

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, 1 line drawing. BIC Classification: CFA; HP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152. .
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226464442
ISBN
9780226464442

€ 28.00

Paperback. Translator(s): Novaes, Rodrigo Maltez. Series: Univocal. Num Pages: 105 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; HPK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 155 x 8. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
Univocal Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781937561246
ISBN
9781937561246

€ 23.02

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

Paperback. Revises Foucault's late concept of the "ontology of actuality" into the project of an "ontological laboratory" thus reinventing philosophy as a pragmatic activity Translator(s): Davies, Richard. Series: Commonalities (FUP). Num Pages: 392 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, diagrams. BIC Classification: CFA; HPJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 153 x 22. Weight in Grams: 528.
Publisher
Fordham University Press United States
Number of pages
392
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780823249695
ISBN
9780823249695

€ 37.99
€ 34.80

Paperback. This is a unique and accessible reference guide to the work of figures who have played an important role in the development of ideas about language. It includes 80 entries on individual thinkers in the Western tradition, ranging from antiquity to the present day, chosen because of their impact on the description or theory of language. Editor(s): Chapman, Siobhan; Routledge, Christopher. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: CFA; HPCF5. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 175 x 15. Weight in Grams: 428.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748617586
ISBN
9780748617586

€ 28.12

Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: CFA; DSA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 213 x 145 x 22. Weight in Grams: 352.
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801492044
ISBN
9780801492044

€ 26.12

Paperback. Collects for the first time Steven Pinker's most influential scholarly work on language and cognition. Pinker is a highly eminent cognitive scientist, and these essays emphasize the importance of language and its connections to cognition, social relationships, child development, human evolution, and theories of human nature. Num Pages: 400 pages, 23 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: CFA; CFD; CFX; JMR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 248 x 29. Weight in Grams: 528.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190259280
ISBN
9780190259280

€ 30.66

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

Hardcover. Num Pages: 194 pages, 13 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CFA; HPC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 160 x 237 x 22. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498540391
ISBN
9781498540391

€ 76.62

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

€ 115.16

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

€ 107.20

Paperback. Covers the major aspects of linguistics. This guide begins at the 'arts' end of the subject and finishes at the 'science' end, with the discoveries regarding language in the brain. It looks at the prehistory of languages and their common origins, language and evolution, language in time and space, grammar and dictionaries and phonetics. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 144 pages, 17 halftones. BIC Classification: CFA; CFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 173 x 113 x 9. Weight in Grams: 120.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192801487
ISBN
9780192801487

€ 10.99
€ 10.18

Hardcover. Linguists have realised that predicates of the "know" and "wonder" classes behave differently in semantic terms with respect to their interrogative complements, but have not so far fully understood how or why. This book seeks to explore and to provide solutions to this and to related problems. Series: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics. Num Pages: 320 pages, numerous linguistic tree diagrams. BIC Classification: CFA; CFG; CFK; JMR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 165 x 23. Weight in Grams: 592.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
300
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198241331
ISBN
9780198241331

€ 82.12

Paperback. A volume of original essays on key aspects of Searle's philosophy of language, prefaced by John Searle himself. Editor(s): Tsohatzidis, Savas L. Num Pages: 308 pages, 5 tables. BIC Classification: CFA; HPCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 460. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0011315
ISBN
9780521685344

€ 18.00

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