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Truth and meaning

an introduction to the philosophy of language

by Kenneth Allen Taylor

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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Oxford, UK, Malden, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [382]-389) and index.

    StatementKenneth Taylor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP103 .T33 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 399 p. ;
    Number of Pages399
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL676077M
    ISBN 101577180488, 1577180496
    LC Control Number97022301

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    In the book, he urges the reader to "turn away from abstractions, verbal solutions, fixed principles, and pretended absolutes and look for concreteness and facts, action and power," arguing that "the ultimate test for us of what a truth means is the conduct it dictates or inspires.". Logic, Truth and Meaning Writings of G.E.M. Anscombe. This fourth and final volume of writings by Elizabeth Anscombe reprints her Introduction to Wittgenstein's Tractatus, together with a number of later essays on thought and language in which she explores issues of reason, representation, truth and existence.

    Abdu Murray (JD, University of Michigan) is North America director of RZIM, a regular speaker at churches and on college campuses, and host of the radio program and podcast Embrace the Truth with Abdu Murray.A scholar in residence at the Josh McDowell Institute of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, he is the author of many articles and two books, including Grand Central /5(24). The book differs from other works in African philosophy in the sense that it does not claim that Africans have a philosophy as is commonly done in most studies. Rather, it reflects and unfolds philosophical elements in ordinary language use. The book also builds African Conception of beauty and truth through the study of language.


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