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Published: 01 August 2017

408 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199373574

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Act-Based Conceptions of Propositional Content

Contemporary and Historical Perspectives

Edited by Friederike Moltmann and Mark Textor

  • Focuses on one of the most important and highly debated topics in contemporary philosophy of language: act-based and cognitive approaches to the notion of propositional content
  • First volume to bring together important historical work and contemporary contributions on the topic
  • Makes accessible central historical contributions from early analytic philosophy and phenomenology
  • Contains translations of two papers by Twardowski, a leading early analytic philosopher
  • Contains cutting-edge contributions by leading contemporary researchers
  • Contains a crosslinguistic study of a linguistic distinction central to the debate by one of the foremost typologists