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Language, Names, and Information free pdf Language, Names, and Information is an important contribution to philosophy of language by one of its foremost scholars, challenging the pervasive view that the description theory of proper names is dead in the water, and defending a version of the description theory from a perspective on language that sees words as a wonderful source of information about the nature of the world we live in. * Challenges current pervasive view that the description theory of reference for proper names has been refuted * Discusses several topics at the center of current debates, including representation and information, two-dimensionalism, possible worlds, and broad vs. narrow content * Maintains the conversational and somewhat informal tone of the original lectures upon which the book is based

About Frank Jackson

Frank Jackson is Visiting Professor in Philosophy at Princeton University and holds a fractional appointment as Distinguished Professor at The Australian National University. Jackson is a corresponding fellow of the British Academy and the author of several books and papers on a wide range of topics in analytical philosophy.

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Author : Frank Jackson
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 13 August 2010
ISBN : 1444325361
EAN : 9781444325362
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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