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By Bob Hale,Crispin Wright,Alexander Miller

ISBN-10: 1118974719

ISBN-13: 9781118974711

“Providing updated, in-depth insurance of the principal query, and written and edited through many of the most efficient practitioners within the box, this well timed re-creation will doubtless be a go-to reference for someone with a significant curiosity within the philosophy of language.”

Kathrin Glüer-Pagin, Stockholm University

Now released in volumes, the second one variation of the best-selling Companion to the Philosophy of Language presents an entire survey of latest philosophy of language. The spouse has been significantly prolonged and now contains a huge 17 new essays – with issues selected through the editors, who curated feedback from present members – and just about all of the 25 unique chapters were up-to-date to take account of contemporary advancements within the field.

In addition to supplying a synoptic view of the most important concerns, figures, strategies, and debates, every one essay introduces new and unique contributions to ongoing debates, in addition to addressing a few new components of curiosity, together with two-dimensional semantics, modality and epistemic modals, and semantic relationism. The prolonged “state-of-the-art” bankruptcy structure permits the authors, all of whom are the world over eminent students within the box, to include unique examine to a much larger measure than competitor volumes. unequalled in scope, this quantity represents the simplest modern serious considering with regards to the philosophy of language.

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