Oxford University Press Philosophy Of Language Essay

Introduction, Ernest Lepore and Barry C. Smith
The Historical Context
1: Frege and Semantics, Richard Heck and Robert May
2: Wittgenstein on Language, Michael Beaney
3: Philosophy of Language in the Twentieth Century, Thomas Baldwin
The Nature of Language
4: Psychologism, Charles Travis
5: Language as Internal, Anne Bezuidenhout
6: Language and Idiolects, James Higginbotham
The Nature of Meaning
7: Rule-Following, Meaning, and Normativity, George Wilson
8: Naturalist Theories of Meaning, David Papineau
9: Truth and Meaning, Gabriel Segal
10: Meaning Holism, Peter Pagin
11: Indeterminacy of Translation, Alan Weir
12: Intention-Based Semantics, Emma Borg
13: Propositional Content, Stephen Schiffer
14: Conceptual Role Semantics, Mark Greenberg and Gilbert Harman
15 15: Semantic Internalism and Externalism, Katalin Farkas
16: Relevance Theory, Robyn Carston and George Powell
17: The Distinction between Semantics and Pragmatics, Zoltan Gendler Szabo
The Nature of Reference
18: The Essence of Reference, R. M. Sainsbury
19: Subject and Predicate, Fraser MacBride
20: Rigidity, David Sosa
The Nature of Reference
21: Names and Natural Kind Terms, David Braun
22: The Semantics and Pragmatics of Reference, Kent Bach
Semantic Theory
23: Formal Semantics, Jeffrey C. King
24: Two-Dimensional Semantics, David Chalmers
25: Deflationism, Dorit Bar-On and Keith Simmons
Linguistic Phenomena
26: Compositionality, Josh Dever
27: Opacity, Mark Richard
28: Tense, Peter Ludlow
29: Plurals, Barry Schein
30: The Pragmatics of the Logical Constants, Dorothy Edgington
31: Quantifiers, Michael Glanzberg
32: Logical Form and LF, Paul Pietroski
Varieties of Speech Act
33: Metaphor, Marga Reimer and Elisabeth Camp
34: Semantics for Non-Declaratives, Kirk Ludwig and Dan Boisvert
35: Speech Acts and Performatives, Jennifer Hornsby
The Epistemology and Metaphysics of Language
36: Meaning and Reference, Robert J. Stainton
37: What I Know When I Know a Language, Barry C. Smith
38: Realism and Antirealism, Alexander Miller
39: Triangulation, Kathryn Gluer-Pagin
40: Shared Content, Herman Cappelen and Ernest Lepore
41: The Perils and Pleasures of Interpretation, Donald Davidson

Each section ends with Suggested Further Reading.
Note to the Sixth Edition
Introduction
I. NAMES
Of Names (1881) , John Stuart Mill
On Sense and Reference (1892) , Gottlob Frege
Proper Names (1958) , John R. Searle
Naming and Necessity (1972) , Saul Kripke
Meaning and Reference (1973) , Hilary Putnam
The Causal Theory of Names (1973) , Gareth Evans
Frege's Puzzle (1986) Nathan Salmon
II. DESCRIPTIONS
On Denoting (1905) , Bertrand Russell
Descriptions (1919) , Bertrand Russell
On Referring (1950) , P. F. Strawson
Mr. Strawson on Referring (1957) , Bertrand Russell
Reference and Definite Descriptions (1966) , Keith Donnellan
Speaker's Reference and Semantic Reference (1977) , Saul Kripke
III. ASCRIPTIONS
Quantifiers and Propositional Attitudes (1956) , W. V. Quine
Quantifying In (1968) , David Kaplan
On Saying That (1968) , Donald Davidson
Synonymity (1952) , Benson Mates
A Puzzle about Belief (1979) , Saul Kripke
The Import of the Puzzle About Belief (1996) , David Sosa
Belief Ascription (1992) , Stephen Schiffer
IV. COMMUNICATION
Meaning (1957) , H.P. Grice
Performative Utterances (1961) , J. L. Austin
The Structure of Illocutionary Acts (1969) , John R. Searle
Logic and Conversation (1975) , H. P. Grice
Conversational Impliciture (1994) , Kent Bach
A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs (1985) , Donald Davidson
V. TRUTH
The Thought (1918) , Gottlob Frege
The Semantic Conception of Truth and the Foundations of Semantics (1944) , Alfred Tarski
Tarski's Theory of Truth (1972) , Hartry Field
Truth and Meaning (1967) , Donald Davidson
What is a Theory of Meaning (1975) , M.A.E. Dummett
VI. ANALYTICITY
Two Dogmas of Empiricism (1951) , W. V. Quine
In Defense of a Dogma (1956) , H.P. Grice and P.F. Strawson
Two Dogmas Revisited (1976) , Hilary Putnam
VII. IN DETERMINACIES
Assertion (1978) , Robert Stalnaker
Demonstratives (1977/89) , David Kaplan
The Problem of the Essential Indexical (1979) , John Perry
RULE-FOLLOWING:
On Rules and Private Language (1982) , Saul Kripke
The Rule-Following Considerations 91989) , Paul Boghossian
VAGUENESS:
Blindspots (1988) , Roy Sorenson
Vagueness without Paradox (1994) , Diana Raffman
Shifting Sands: An Interest-Relative Theory of Vagueness (2000) , Delia Graff Fara
VIII. LANGUAGE
Of Words (1690) , John Locke
Philosophical Investigations (1953) , Ludwig Wittgenstein
Empiricist Criteria of Cognitive Significance (1950) , Carl G. Hemple
Languages and Language (1975) , David Lewis
Toward a Causal Theory of Linguistic Representation (1977) , Dennis Stampe
Language and Problems of Knowledge (1988) , Noam Chomsky

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