Contains thirteen essays published by Barry Stroud between 1965 and 2000 on central topics in the philosophy of language and epistemology. In a volume that generally deals with the philosophical questions of meaning, understanding, necessity, and the intentionality of thought, there are some papers devoted to specific questions of Wittgenstein's philosophy, as well as papers on Quine, Searle, Davidson, and David Pears.
Keywords: community, conceptual scheme, conventionalism, Davidson, evolution, indeterminacy of meaning, logical necessity, meaning, physicalism, practice, private language, Quine, regress, Searle, translation, understanding, use theory of meaning, Wittgenstein
|Print publication date: 2002||Print ISBN-13: 9780199252145|
|Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003||DOI:10.1093/0199252149.001.0001|