Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation

Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation : Philosophical Essays Volume 2

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This book is intended for all philosophers, linguists, and psychologists interested in philosophy; anyone else interested in language and mind.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 146 x 224 x 22mm | 483g
  • Clarendon Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 0199246289
  • 9780199246281
  • 2,258,223

Table of contents

1. THEORIES OF MEANING AND LEARNABLE LANGUAGES (1965) ; 6. QUOTATION (1979) ; 9. RADICAL INTERPRETATION (1973) ; 13. ON THE VERY IDEA OF A CONCEPTUAL SCHEME (1974) ; 17. WHAT METAPHORS MEAN (1978)
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Davidson, aside from being one of the most influential philosophers of the last century, shares with many of his generation a capacity to write intelligibly. * The Philosophers' Magazine *
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About Donald Davidson

Donald Davidson is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. Donald Davidson is Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, and educated at Harvard, completing his Ph.D. in classical philosophy after serving in the US Navy from 1942 to 1945. Before coming to Berkeley in 1981, he was Professor at Stanford, Princeton, Rockefeller, and the University
of Chicago. He is a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.
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