Reference and Reflexivity

Reference and Reflexivity : 2nd Edition

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In this volume John Perry develops his "reflexive-referential" account of indexicals, demonstratives, and proper names. For this new edition, Perry has added a preface and two chapters on the distinction between semantics and pragmatics and on attitude reports. He reveals a coherent and structured family of contents-from reflexive contents that place conditions on their actual utterance to fully incremental contents that place conditions only on the objects of reference-reconciling the legitimate insights of both the referentialist and descriptivist traditions.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 332 pages
  • 140 x 227 x 25mm | 514g
  • Stanford, United States
  • English
  • 2nd Expanded ed.
  • 1575865238
  • 9781575865232
  • 3,234,350

About John Perry

John Perry is the Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Stanford University.
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