By: Satya Sundar Sethy
New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2016
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 110948
Preface. 1. Two conceptions of meaning. 2. Frege and atomistic theory of meaning. 3. Early Wittgenstein and atomistic theory of meaning. 4. Logical positivistism and atomistic theory of meaning. 5. The untenability of atomistic theory of meaning. 6. Quine and meaning holism. 7. Davidson and meaning holism. 8. Later Wittgenstein and meaning holism. 9. Conclusion: towards an idea of a moderate meaning holism. Bibliography. Index.This volume explores the nature of meaning and the way it functions in language. Philosophers such as Aristotle, Thomas Acquinas, John Locke, Immanuel Kant and David Hum... View More...