Word and Object (Studies in Communication) download free [PDF and Ebook] by Willard Van Orman Quine

Word and Object (Studies in Communication) download free [PDF and Ebook] by Willard Van Orman Quine year 2013
  • Book name: Word and Object (Studies in Communication)
  • Author: Willard Van Orman Quine
  • Release date: 2013/12/5
  • Publisher: MARTINO FINE BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Dictionaries and Languages
  • ISBN: 9781614275251
  • Rating: 8.24 of 10
  • Votes: 823
  • Review by: Kash Garner
  • Review rating: 8.25 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/3
  • Total pages: 312
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 2013 Reprint of 1960 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Willard Van Orman Quine begins this influential work by declaring, 'Language is a social art. In acquiring it we have to depend entirely on intersubjectively available cues as to what to say and when.' With 'Word and Object' Quine challenged the tradition of conceptual analysis as a way of advancing knowledge. The book signaled twentieth-century philosophy's turn away from metaphysics and what has been called the 'phony precision' of conceptual analysis. In the course of his discussion of meaning and the linguistic mechanisms of objective reference, Quine considers the indeterminacy of translation, brings to light the anomalies and conflicts implicit in our language's referential apparatus, clarifies semantic problems connected with the imputation of existence, and marshals reasons for admitting or repudiating each of various categories of supposed objects. A profoundly influential work.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H27M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Philosophy Of Language, Semantics, Philosophy: Logic
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 26.08 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x234x18mm
  • Weight: 481g
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