Last edited by Goltijind
Saturday, August 1, 2020 | History

6 edition of Michael Dummett and the theory of meaning found in the catalog.

Michael Dummett and the theory of meaning

by Darryl Gunson

  • 324 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dummett, Michael A. E.,
  • Meaning (Philosophy),
  • Semantics (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDarryl Gunson.
    SeriesAvebury series in philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1626.D854 G86 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 172 p. :
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL711789M
    ISBN 101840141344
    LC Control Number97077385

      Michael Dummett’s new book is the greatly expanded and recently revised version of his distinguished William James Lectures, delivered in Dummett regards the construction of a satisfactory theory of meaning as the most pressing task of contemporary analytical philosophy. Published in , this book argues that in recent decades, Anglo-American philosophy of language has been captivated by the idea that the key to progress in this area of philosophy lies in investigating the possibility of constructing a theory of meaning.

    No one has figured more prominently in the study of German philosopher Gottlob Frege than Michael Dummett. This highly acclaimed book is a major contribution to the philosophy of language as well as a systematic interpretation of Frege, indisputably the father of analytic philosophy/5(1). Michael Dummett has claimed that Wittgenstein's Investigations view of the linguistic sign is incompatible with a recognition-transcendent notion of truth, which in turn rules out realist metaphysics. In regard to the linguistic sign, Dummett's argument is, in outline, that recognition-transcendent truth-conditions could attach to our statements only if such conditions could play an active.

    Michael Dummett's new book is the greatly expanded and recently revised version of his distinguished William James Lectures, delivered in Dummett regards the construction of a satisfactory theory of meaning as the most pressing task of contemporary analytical philosophy.   To: Michael Y. From: Geoffrey Klempner Subject: Michael Dummett on anti-realist theories of meaning Date: 28 October Dear Michael, Thank you for your email of 21 October, with your third essay for the Metaphysics program, in response to the question, 'What do you understand by Michael Dummett's idea of an 'anti-realist theory of meaning'? Give an example illustrating how such a.


Share this book
You might also like
history of the surplus revenue of 1837

history of the surplus revenue of 1837

Quiet strength

Quiet strength

Working Words in Spelling

Working Words in Spelling

Report : Chiefs of Ontario

Report : Chiefs of Ontario

Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Zawa zawa

Zawa zawa

ecumenical role of the World Confessional Families in the one ecumenical movement

ecumenical role of the World Confessional Families in the one ecumenical movement

The MacMillan School Atlas

The MacMillan School Atlas

Tough enough for London? (new buses for London Transport).

Tough enough for London? (new buses for London Transport).

California Agr Labor Rel ACT 25 an

California Agr Labor Rel ACT 25 an

A sermon preached at the execution of Moses Paul, an Indian

A sermon preached at the execution of Moses Paul, an Indian

Folklore international

Folklore international

development of a sensitive neutralization test for the detection of minimal quantities of distemper virus antibody in ovo.

development of a sensitive neutralization test for the detection of minimal quantities of distemper virus antibody in ovo.

Language Development in the Preschool Child.

Language Development in the Preschool Child.

Bibliotheca Americana

Bibliotheca Americana

Criteria for the design of plants for the manufacture of mixed oxide (U-Pu) fuels.

Criteria for the design of plants for the manufacture of mixed oxide (U-Pu) fuels.

Michael Dummett and the theory of meaning by Darryl Gunson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Michael Dummett and the Theory of Meaning book. DOI link for Michael Dummett and the Theory of Meaning. Michael Dummett and the Theory of Meaning book. By Darryl Gunson. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 17 August Cited by: 1.

To know the meaning of a sentence is to know its truth‐conditions. Yet, in what does the knowledge of truth‐conditions consist. In many cases, it consists in knowing the way in which the truth of the sentence is dependent upon the truth of some other sentences in the language; in some cases, paradigmatically those of the statements of observation.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gunson, Darryl. Michael Dummett and the theory of meaning. Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, © Michael Dummett’s new book is the greatly expanded and recently revised version of his distinguished William James Lectures, delivered in Dummett regards the construction of a satisfactory theory of meaning as the most pressing task of contemporary analytical philosophy.

Michael Dummett and the Theory of Meaning book. DOI link for Michael Dummett and the Theory of Meaning. Michael Dummett and the Theory of Meaning book.

By Darryl Gunson. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 17 August Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. Get this from a library. Michael Dummett and the theory of meaning. [Darryl Gunson] -- Published inthis book argues that in recent decades, Anglo-American philosophy of language has been captivated by the idea that the key to progress in this area of philosophy lies in.

The book is an extended examination of Dummett’s attempt to tackle metaphysical issues through the philosophy of language. Although the discussion can be difficult, the book provides insight not only in to Dummett’s work but into that of his influences too.

Gunson, Darryl. Michael Dummett and the Theory of Meaning. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, This collection of Michael Dummett’s philosophical essays, spanning more than twenty years, ranges in topic from time to the philosophy of mathematics, but is unified by a steady philosophical essays are, in one way or another, informed by Dummett’s concern with metaphysical questions and his belief that the correct approach to them is via the theory of meaning.

Michael Dummett's new book is the greatly expanded and recently revised version of his distinguished William James Lectures, delivered in Dummett regards the construction of a satisfactory theory of meaning as the most pressing task of contemporary analytical s: 4.

Sir Michael A.E. Dummett, in full Sir Michael Anthony Eardley Dummett, (born JLondon, England—died DecemOxford), English philosopher who did influential work in the philosophy of language, metaphysics, logic, the philosophy of mathematics, and the history of analytic was also one of the foremost expositors of the work of the German mathematical.

This collection of Michael Dummett's philosophical essays, spanning more than twenty years, ranges in topic from time to the philosophy of mathematics, but is unified by a steady philosophical outlook.

The essays are, in one way or another, informed by Dummett's concern with metaphysical questions and his belief that the correct approach to them is via the theory of meaning. The book includes all Dummett's philosophical essays that were published or given as public lectures before Augustwith the exception of a few he did not think it worthwhile to reprint and of the two entitled 'What is a Theory of Meaning' One essay appears here for the first time in English and two have not been previously by: The theory of meaning may either attempt to explain what it is to have the concepts expressible in a particular language (full‐blooded theory), or merely to associate concepts with words in that particular language (modest theory).

A theory of meaning suggested by Davidson, according to which knowing the meaning of a sentence consists in the ability to produce a T‐schema for that sentence. Michael Dummett's new book is the greatly expanded and recently revised version of his distinguished William James Lectures, delivered in Dummett regards the construction of a satisfactory theory of meaning as the most pressing task of contemporary analytical philosophy.

He believes that the successful completion of this difficult assignment will lead to a resolution of problems before. Abstract. In many essential respects, Michael Dummett’s work on the theory of meaning defines new directions and new rôles for this field.

To the extent that a theory of meaning will be able to take on these new rôles, it will also assume a new, and greater importance, to. The book includes all Dummett's philosophical essays that were published or given as public lectures before Augustwith the exception of a few he did not think it worthwhile to reprint and of the two entitled 'What is a Theory of Meaning?' One essay appears here for the first time in English and two have not been previously published.

Michael Dummett - - In Gareth Evans & John McDowell (eds.), Truth and Meaning: Essays in Semantics. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Verificationist Theory of Meaning. Summary This chapter deals with the following questions: What does Michael Dummett demand of a “systematic” theory of meaning, and what understanding of Frege's “level of sense” leads him to conclu.

Just then, inI happened upon Michael Dummett’s book, “Origins of Analytical Philosophy” (which had just appeared in German). The book connected some of the philosophy I was reading to Frege, and explained how Frege’s arguments related to idealism and skepticism.

Michael Dummett is a leading contemporary philosopher whose work on the logic and metaphysics of language has had a lasting influence on how these subjects are conceived and discussed. This volume contains some of the most provocative and widely discussed essays published in the last fifteen years, together with a number of unpublished or.

To: Lisa H. From: Geoffrey Klempner Subject: Michael Dummett on anti-realist theory of meaning Date: 30 June Dear Lisa, Thank you for your email of 24 June, with your third essay for the Metaphysics program, in response to the question, 'What do you understand by Michael Dummett's idea of an anti-realist theory of meaning?

Give an example illustrating how such a theory of .: Truth and Other Enigmas () by Dummett, Michael and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.Read this book on Questia.

For over 50 years, Sir Michael Dummett has been a major philosophical voice in a wide range of fields, including epistemology, ontology, and the philosophy of language.