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Linguistics and Moral Theorys 1

Erica Roedder and Gilbert Harman

in The Moral Psychology Handbook

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582143
eISBN:
9780191594496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582143.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter describes various issues suggested by the analogy between morality and linguistics. The first part discusses what might be involved in a generative “moral grammar”. The second part ... More


The Philosophy of Generative Linguistics

Peter Ludlow

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199258536
eISBN:
9780191725432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258536.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

This work explores some of the many interesting philosophical issues that arise in the conduct of generative linguistics. There are three basic themes that are woven throughout the work. The first ... More


Philosophy of Linguistics

Paul Égré

in The Philosophy of Science: A Companion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190690649
eISBN:
9780190690670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690649.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter is an enquiry into the goals and methods of linguistics, with the aim of understanding both the specifics of the discipline and the relationships between linguists’ take on the ... More


Changing Notions of Linguistic Competence in the History of Formal Semantics

Barbara H. Partee

in The Science of Meaning: Essays on the Metatheory of Natural Language Semantics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198739548
eISBN:
9780191864100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739548.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

In the history of formal semantics, the successful joining of linguistic and philosophical work brought with it some difficult foundational questions concerning the nature of meaning and the nature ... More


Two Theories of Meaning

Brian Loar

in Consciousness and Meaning: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199673353
eISBN:
9780191758935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673353.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The two theories are Donald Davidson’s theory that a Tarski-style truth theory for a language can serve as a meaning theory for that language and the Gricean theory of intention-based semantics. Loar ... More


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