Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 September 1989

336 Pages | 4 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198750864

Bookseller Code (06)

The Game of the Name

Introducing Logic, Language and Mind

Gregory McCulloch

A Clarendon Press Publication

This introduction to modern work in analytic philosophy uses the example of the proper name to give a clear explanation of the logical theories of Gottlob Frege, and explain the application of his ideas to ordinary language. McCulloch then shows how meaning is rooted in the philosophy of mind and the question of intentionality, and looks at the ways in which thought can be "about" individual material objects.