The Resource Language, world, and limits : essays in the philosophy of language and metaphysics, A.W. Moore

Language, world, and limits : essays in the philosophy of language and metaphysics, A.W. Moore

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Language, world, and limits : essays in the philosophy of language and metaphysics
Title
Language, world, and limits
Title remainder
essays in the philosophy of language and metaphysics
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A.W. Moore
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A.W. Moore presents eighteen of his philosophical essays, written since 1986, on representing how things are. He sketches out the nature, scope, and limits of representation through language, and pays particular attention to linguistic representation, states of knowledge, the character of what is represented, and objective facts or truths
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1956-
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Moore, A. W.
Dewey number
401
Index
index present
LC call number
P107
LC item number
.M66 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Language and languages
  • Metaphysics
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Language, world, and limits : essays in the philosophy of language and metaphysics, A.W. Moore
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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=2183239
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Language, World, and Limits: Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Publisher's Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Part I: Language; 2. Part II:The World and Our Representations of it; 3. Part III: Ineffability; PART I. Language; 1. How Significant is the Use/Mention Distinction?; Abstract; 1. The distinction introduced; 2. The impossibility of the distinction's both being clear-cut and having the significance that it is usually thought to have; 3. Repercussions
  • 2. The Underdetermination/Indeterminacy Distinction and the Analytic/Synthetic DistinctionAbstract; 1. The two distinctions; 1.1 The underdetermination/indeterminacy distinction; 1.2 The analytic/synthetic distinction; 1.3 Options for what to say if accepting the former distinction entails accepting the latter; 2. Tension between Quine's two doctrines concerning these distinctions; 3. Incompatibility between Quine's two doctrines concerning these distinctions; Appendix; 3. What are these Familiar Words Doing Here?; Abstract; 1. Stating rules of representation
  • 2. Representing things categorically3. Mentioning expressions; 4. Saying truly or falsely how things are; 5. Saying vaguely how things are; 6. Stating rules of rules of representation; 4. The Bounds of Nonsense; Abstract; Appendix; 5. Transcendental Idealism in Wittgenstein, and Theories of Meaning; Abstract; 1. Transcendental idealism and the predicament that is inherent in it; 2. Wittgenstein's later work and its preclusion of a philosophically substantial theory of meaning; 3. The idea that meaning is a matter of how we carry on
  • 4. How a philosophically substantial theory of meaning would expose the predicament inherent in Wittgenstein's transcendental idealismPostscript for the reprint; 6. The Bounds of Sense; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. The Tractatus; 3. Kant; 4. Logical positivism; 5. Quine; 6. Conclusion; PART II. The World and Our Representations of it; 7. A Note on Kant's First Antinomy; Abstract; 8. Bird on Kant's Mathematical Antinomies; Abstract; 9. Solipsism and Subjectivity; Abstract; 1. Solipsism and its formulation; 2. The Putnam objection to (S); 3. The natural counter-objection; 4. The Putnam reply
  • 5. The reinforced counter-objection6. Whither solipsism?; 10. One or Two Dogmas of Objectivism; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Six things that may happen when we reŁect critically on our beliefs; 3. Nagel's fundamental idea and two difficulties that he faces; 4. One way in which Nagel might try to face the first difficulty; 5. A second way in which Nagel might try to face the first difficulty; 6. A third way in which Nagel might try to face the first difficulty, and his way of facing the second; 11. Apperception and the Unreality of Tense; Abstract
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First edition.
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1 online resource.
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9780192556769
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rdamedia
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Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
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Electronic reproduction.
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(NhCcYBP)40029328878
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Language, world, and limits : essays in the philosophy of language and metaphysics, A.W. Moore
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=2183239
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Language, World, and Limits: Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Publisher's Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Part I: Language; 2. Part II:The World and Our Representations of it; 3. Part III: Ineffability; PART I. Language; 1. How Significant is the Use/Mention Distinction?; Abstract; 1. The distinction introduced; 2. The impossibility of the distinction's both being clear-cut and having the significance that it is usually thought to have; 3. Repercussions
  • 2. The Underdetermination/Indeterminacy Distinction and the Analytic/Synthetic DistinctionAbstract; 1. The two distinctions; 1.1 The underdetermination/indeterminacy distinction; 1.2 The analytic/synthetic distinction; 1.3 Options for what to say if accepting the former distinction entails accepting the latter; 2. Tension between Quine's two doctrines concerning these distinctions; 3. Incompatibility between Quine's two doctrines concerning these distinctions; Appendix; 3. What are these Familiar Words Doing Here?; Abstract; 1. Stating rules of representation
  • 2. Representing things categorically3. Mentioning expressions; 4. Saying truly or falsely how things are; 5. Saying vaguely how things are; 6. Stating rules of rules of representation; 4. The Bounds of Nonsense; Abstract; Appendix; 5. Transcendental Idealism in Wittgenstein, and Theories of Meaning; Abstract; 1. Transcendental idealism and the predicament that is inherent in it; 2. Wittgenstein's later work and its preclusion of a philosophically substantial theory of meaning; 3. The idea that meaning is a matter of how we carry on
  • 4. How a philosophically substantial theory of meaning would expose the predicament inherent in Wittgenstein's transcendental idealismPostscript for the reprint; 6. The Bounds of Sense; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. The Tractatus; 3. Kant; 4. Logical positivism; 5. Quine; 6. Conclusion; PART II. The World and Our Representations of it; 7. A Note on Kant's First Antinomy; Abstract; 8. Bird on Kant's Mathematical Antinomies; Abstract; 9. Solipsism and Subjectivity; Abstract; 1. Solipsism and its formulation; 2. The Putnam objection to (S); 3. The natural counter-objection; 4. The Putnam reply
  • 5. The reinforced counter-objection6. Whither solipsism?; 10. One or Two Dogmas of Objectivism; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Six things that may happen when we reŁect critically on our beliefs; 3. Nagel's fundamental idea and two difficulties that he faces; 4. One way in which Nagel might try to face the first difficulty; 5. A second way in which Nagel might try to face the first difficulty; 6. A third way in which Nagel might try to face the first difficulty, and his way of facing the second; 11. Apperception and the Unreality of Tense; Abstract
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780192556769
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40029328878

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