Download PDF by Hans-Johann Glock: Quine and Davidson on Language, Thought and Reality

By Hans-Johann Glock

ISBN-10: 0521048052

ISBN-13: 9780521048057

ISBN-10: 0521821800

ISBN-13: 9780521821803

Quine and Davidson are one of the top thinkers of the 20 th century. Their impact on modern philosophy is moment to none, and their effect is usually strongly felt in disciplines corresponding to linguistics and psychology. This booklet is dedicated to either one of them, but additionally questions a few of their simple assumptions. Hans-Johann Glock seriously scrutinizes their principles on ontology, fact, necessity, which means and interpretation, suggestion and language, and indicates that their makes an attempt to house that means and suggestion inside of a naturalistic framework, both through impugning them as doubtful or by way of extracting them from actual evidence, are eventually unsuccessful. His dialogue comprises attention-grabbing comparisons of Quine and Davidson with different philosophers, fairly Wittgenstein, and in addition deals unique debts of significant concerns in modern analytic philosophy, similar to the character of fact and of which means and interpretation, and the relation among concept and language.

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