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Meaning, Knowledge, and Reality

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ISBN 9780674007123

Publication Date: 12/21/2001


478 pages

5-11/16 x 8-15/16 inches

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  • I. Meaning, Truth, and Understanding
    • 1. Truth-Conditions, Bivalence, and Verificationism
    • 2. Meaning, Communication, and Knowledge
    • 3. Quotation and Saying That
    • 4. In Defence of Modesty
    • 5. Another Plea for Modesty
    • 6. Physicalism and Primitive Denotation: Field on Tarski
  • II. Reference, Thought, and Worlds
    • 7. Identity Mistakes: Plato and the Logical Atomists
    • 8. On the Sense and Reference of a Proper Name
    • 9. Truth-Value Gaps
    • 10. De Re Senses
    • 11. Singular Thought and the Extent of Inner Space
    • 12. Intentionality De Re
    • 13. Putnam on Mind and Meaning
  • III. Realism and Anti-Realism
    • 14. On “The Reality of the Past”
    • 15. Anti-Realism and the Epistemology of Understanding
    • 16. Mathematical Platonism and Dummettian Anti-Realism
  • IV. Issues in Epistemiology
    • 17. Criteria, Defeasibility, and Knowledge
    • 18. Knowledge and the Internal
    • 19. Knowledge by Hearsay
  • Bibliography
  • Credits
  • Index

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