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Thought, Reference, and Experience
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Thought, Reference, and Experience: Themes from the Philosophy of Gareth Evans

José Luis Bermúdez

Abstract

This book presents a collection of important new chapters on topics at the intersection of philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and philosophical logic. The starting-point for the chapters is the brilliant work of the British philosopher Gareth Evans before his untimely death in 1980 at the age of 34. Evans's work on reference and singular thought transformed the Fregean approach to the philosophy of thought and language, showing how seemingly technical issues in philosophical semantics are inextricably linked to fundamental questions about the structure of our thinking about ourselves ... More

Keywords: philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of logic, Gareth Evans, analytic philosophy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199248964
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248964.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

José Luis Bermúdez, editor
Washington University in St Louis
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