Selected Texts with Interactive Commentary
Designed for readers new to the subject, Reading Philosophy of
presents key texts in the philosophy of language
together with helpful editorial guidance.
- A concise collection of key texts in the philosophy of
- Ideal for readers new to the subject.
- Features seminal texts by leading figures in the field, such as
Austin, Chomsky, Davidson, Dummett and Searle.
- Presents three texts on each of five key topics: speech and
performance; meaning and truth; knowledge of language; meaning and
compositionality; and non-literal meaning.
- A volume introduction from the editors outlines the
subject?s principal concerns.
- Introductions to each chapter locate the pieces in context and
explain relevant terminology and theories.
- Interactive commentaries help readers to engage with the