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‘Yo!’ and ‘Lo!’: The Pragmatic Topography of the Space of Reasons

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$72.50 • £58.95 • €65.50

ISBN 9780674031470

Publication Date: 01/15/2009


256 pages

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

1 halftone, 8 line illustrations


This project is important and exciting for many reasons, including its new themes for philosophical work, and its compelling new perspectives on some familiar issues. I found myself repeatedly finding unexpected insights and novel ways of formulating or addressing issues, or making wider philosophical connections.—Joseph Rouse, Wesleyan University

‘Yo!’ and ‘Lo!’ is an innovative investigation into the philosophy of language. It moves the pragmatics of language center-stage in a way unlike anything I have seen before. The authors offer us a new way of approaching important questions about what language does and what we can do with it. This is a truly seminal work.—Willem deVries, University of New Hampshire

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